Kamaru “Nigerian Nightmare” Usman Full MMA Record and Fighting Statistics
Kamaru “Nigerian Nightmare” Usman Full MMA Record and Fighting Statistics

Kamaru “Nigerian Nightmare” Usman

MMA Record: 20-1-0

WINS
20
9
1
12
KO/TKO
SUBMISSIONS
DECISIONS
LOSSES
1
0
1
0
KO/TKO
SUBMISSIONS
DECISIONS

FINISH RATE
40%
Age
34
Reach
76'
(193 cm)
Height
72'
(183 cm)
Country
Nigeria

Kamaru “Nigerian Nightmare” Usman is a 34 year old Male fighter from Nigeria with a 20-1-0 pro MMA record. Usman most recently fought Colby Covington at UFC 268 on Saturday November 6, 2021. Kamaru Usman beat Colby Covington by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5 in the Welterweight division.

Kamaru Usman has 20 wins with a 40% finish rate, including 9 by knockout, 1 by submission, 12 by decision.

Kamaru Usman is currently riding a 21 fight win streak.


Kamaru Usman's Last Fight

Win • Kamaru Usman DEF Colby Covington by Decision R5 5:00

Kamaru “Nigerian Nightmare” Usman full mixed martial arts record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Org
Win
19-1-0 Colby Covington
DEC
R5 5:00
UFC 268 2021-11-06 Welterweight UFC
Win
18-1-0 Jorge Masvidal
KO/TKO
R2 1:02
UFC 261 2021-04-24 Welterweight UFC
Win
17-1-0 Gilbert Burns
KO/TKO
R3 0:34
UFC 258 2021-02-13 Welterweight UFC
Win
16-1-0 Jorge Masvidal
DEC
R5 5:00
UFC 251 2020-07-11 Welterweight UFC
Win
15-1-0 Colby Covington
KO/TKO
R5 4:10
UFC 245 2019-12-14 Welterweight UFC
Win
14-1-0 Tyron Woodley
DEC
R5 5:00
UFC 235 2019-03-02 Welterweight UFC
Win
13-1-0 Rafael dos Anjos
DEC
R5 5:00
The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale 2018-11-30 Welterweight UFC
Win
12-1-0 Demian Maia
DEC
R5 5:00
UFC Fight Night 129 2018-05-19 Welterweight UFC
Win
11-1-0 Emil Weber Meek
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC Fight Night 124 2018-01-14 Welterweight UFC
Win
10-1-0 Sérgio Moraes
KO/TKO
R1 2:48
UFC Fight Night 116 2017-09-16 Welterweight UFC
Win
9-1-0 Sean Strickland
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 210 2017-04-08 Welterweight UFC
Win
8-1-0 Warlley Alves
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC Fight Night 100 2016-11-19 Welterweight UFC
Win
7-1-0 Alexander Yakovlev
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC on FOX 20 2016-07-23 Welterweight UFC
Win
6-1-0 Leon Edwards
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC on FOX 17 2015-12-19 Welterweight UFC
Win
5-1-0 Hayder Hassan
SUB
R2 1:19
The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale 2015-07-12 Welterweight UFC
Win
5-1-0 Steve Carl
DEC
R2 5:00
The Ultimate Fighter Season 21 2015-02-24 Welterweight TUF
Win
5-1-0 Mike Graves
DEC
R2 5:00
The Ultimate Fighter Season 21 2015-01-27 Welterweight TUF
Win
4-1-0 Marcus Hicks
KO/TKO
R2 5:00
Legacy FC 33 2014-07-18 Welterweight LFC
Win
3-1-0 Lenny Lovato
KO/TKO
R3 1:04
Legacy FC 30 2014-04-04 Welterweight LFC
Win
2-1-0 Steven Rodriguez
KO/TKO
R1 1:31
Legacy FC 27 2014-01-31 Welterweight LFC
Win
1-1-0 Rashid Abdullah
KO/TKO
R1 3:49
VFC 41 2013-12-14 Catchweight VFC
Loss
1-0-0 Jose Caceres
SUB
R1 3:47
CFA 11 2013-05-24 Welterweight CFA
Win
0-0-0 David Glover
KO/TKO
R2 4:50
RFA 5 2012-11-30 Welterweight RFA
Kamaru “Nigerian Nightmare” Usman MMA Record: 20-1-0

Kamaru “Nigerian Nightmare” Usman's last five professional MMA fights

Recent form for Kamaru Usman

Kamaru “Nigerian Nightmare” Usman's MMA career highlights

Kamaru “Nigerian Nightmare” Usman's Professional MMA debut

Usman made his professional debut against David Glover on November 30, 2012, fighting on the main card of RFA 5: Downing vs. Rinaldi.

He made a winning start to his career, defeating David Glover who carried a 0-0-0 professional MMA record into the fight.

Kamaru Usman beat David Glover by KO/TKO at 4:50 of Round 2.

Kamaru “Nigerian Nightmare” Usman's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career

Usman made his debut in the UFC against Hayder Hassan on July 12, 2015, fighting on the co-main event of The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale having compiled a 5-1-0 professional MMA record.

Kamaru Usman beat Hayder Hassan by Submission at 1:19 of Round 2. Kamaru Usman took home an extra bonus after being awarded with Performance of the Night.

Since his debut, Usman has gone on to fight a total of 15 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 15-0-0.

Winning the belt: UFC Welterweight Championship against Tyron Woodley

Usman won the UFC Welterweight Championship defeating Tyron Woodley on March 2, 2019 at UFC 235: Jones vs. Smith.

This was Usman's 1st UFC championship fight.

Kamaru Usman beat Tyron Woodley by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.

Title defence #1: Successfully defended the UFC Welterweight Championship against Colby Covington

Usman defended his belt against Colby Covington on December 14, 2019 at UFC 245: Usman vs. Covington.

This was Usman's first successful UFC welterweight title defence.

Kamaru Usman beat Colby Covington by KO/TKO at 4:10 of Round 5. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night.

Title defence #2: Successfully defended the UFC Welterweight Championship against Jorge Masvidal

Usman defended his belt for the 2nd time against Jorge Masvidal on July 11, 2020 at UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal.

Kamaru Usman beat Jorge Masvidal by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.

Title defence #3: Successfully defended the UFC Welterweight Championship against Gilbert Burns

Usman defended his belt for the 3rd time against Gilbert Burns on February 13, 2021 at UFC 258: Usman vs. Burns.

Kamaru Usman beat Gilbert Burns by KO/TKO at 0:34 of Round 3. Kamaru Usman took home an extra bonus after being awarded with Performance of the Night.

Title defence #4: Successfully defended the UFC Welterweight Championship against Jorge Masvidal

Usman defended his belt for the 4th time against Jorge Masvidal on April 24, 2021 at UFC 261: Usman vs. Masvidal 2.

Kamaru Usman beat Jorge Masvidal by KO/TKO at 1:02 of Round 2. Kamaru Usman took home an extra bonus after being awarded with Performance of the Night.

Title defence #5: Successfully defended the UFC Welterweight Championship against Colby Covington

Usman defended his belt for the 5th time against Colby Covington on November 6, 2021 at UFC 268: Usman vs. Covington 2.

Kamaru Usman beat Colby Covington by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.

When was Kamaru Usman's last win?

Usman's last win came against Colby Covington at UFC 268 on Saturday November 6, 2021. Kamaru Usman beat Colby Covington by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.

Who is Kamaru Usman's next opponent?

Usman is not currently booked for any fights.

When was Kamaru Usman's last loss?

Usman's last loss came against Jose Caceres at CFA 11 on Friday May 24, 2013. Kamaru Usman lost to Jose Caceres by Submission at 3:47 of Round 1.

How many UFC fights has Kamaru Usman had?

Usman has fought 15 times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 15-0-0.

How many pro MMA knockouts does Kamaru Usman have?

Usman has knocked out 9 opponents.

How many pro MMA submissions does Kamaru Usman have?

Usman has submitted 1 opponents.

How many times has Kamaru Usman been knocked out?

Usman has never been knocked out.

How many times has Kamaru Usman been submitted?

Usman has been submitted 1 times.