Man Crush Monday – Kamaru Usman

Kamarudeen Usman popularly known as Kamaru Usman is a Nigerian-American professional martial artist and wrestler.

He is the former UFC Welterweight Champion. He was also the Ultimate Fighter 21 tournament winner. As of August 8, 2022, he is #1 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings for welterweights.

Usman was born in Nigeria, and grew up in Dallas, Texas. He is a two-time NCAA Division II National champion and three-time All-American freestyle wrestler. He has a daughter, Samirah, and a brother, Mohammed, who also competes in the UFC Heavyweight division.

Usman started wrestling in his sophomore year in high school, at Bowie High School in Arlington, Texas. 

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