Masvidal: Kamaru Usman Deserves His Win


Jorge Masvidal has admitted that Kamaru Usman won their UFC 261 bout fair and square and also praised the Nigerian.

Usman pounded his opponent, Masvidal who certainly felt pity for himself with a vicious knockout to retain his title.

The ‘Nigerian Nightmare’ actually lived up to his moniker with an emphatic victory in their rematch on Sunday morning.

On a night in which fireworks became the norm, welterweight champion, Usman saved the best for last.

In a stunning showcase of his evolving game and pound-for-pound talent, Usman made the fifth defense of his 170-pound title.

And that was by knocking Masvidal out cold in Round 2 inside VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida.

Usman was dominant throughout in terms of takedowns and top control on the ground which Masvidal said he fully expected.

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Unlike their first meeting in 2020 in which Masvidal accepted the fight on…

Source: Complete Sports