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Wild cheer as UFC champion Kamaru Usman visits Nigeria

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Wild cheer as UFC champion Kamaru Usman visits Nigeria



Ultimate Fighting Championship’s defending and world champion, Kamaru Usman, who announced his intention to visit Nigeria after an astounding win over teammate, Gilbert Burns, at the martial arts Welterweight division’s, has arrived at his home country.

The first Nigerian-born undisputed UFC welterweight champion, who cemented his spot with 14 straight wins, making history as the longest ever holder of a win-streak in the Welterweight division, arrives the Federal Capital Territory on June 10, 2021, The Nation reports.

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Usman will be treated to a flurry of activities with a subsequent stop at Lagos before making it to his home state of Edo, where he will visit family and friends and initiate a community activation plan that involves making lives better for the Edo State people.

The reigning and defending welterweight champion, Usman, who has had an epic season so far in the UFC’s welterweight championship division, is visibly excited to be visiting home post-COVID.

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“I looked at my passport and realised I hadn’t been home since I was a kid, that’s when I knew it was time,” he said.

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