Kamaru Usman has hailed Israel Adesanya as the best fighter in his division, after his latest victory.
Adesanya retained his middleweight title when he defeated Marvin Vettori in the main event of UFC 263 last Sunday.
It was Adesanya’s first fight in the division after he failed to capture a second title in his bid to become light heavyweight champion.
Assessing Adesanya’s dominate performance against MarvinVettori, Kamaru Usman who is known as Nigerian nightmare, said Adesanya is the best fighter in his category and wasn’t surprised he won.
“Israel Adesanya is the best in his division, and he I don’t see anyone stopping him”,
“I woke up to catch up with the fight, and Isreal was the better fighter in the entire division and I’m so proud of him” he told Lagos based radio, Beat 99.9 FM on Monday.
Usman is the UFC welterweight champion, he set a new record in the division after knocking out Jorge Masvidal to retain his welterweight title at April’s UFC 261 event.
Kamaru Usman, known as the Nigerian Nightmare returned to Nigeria for the first time in 26 years and he received quite the memorable homecoming.
The UFC welterweight champion made his way back home for the first time since brutally knocking out Jorge Masvidal to retain his welterweight title at April’s UFC 261 event.
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