Twitter trolls Kamaru Usman after he foot-stomped his way to win over Jorge Masvidal

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UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman successfully defended his title by outpointing Jorge Masvidal over five round.

The judges scored the fight 50-45, 50-45 and 49-46 in favour of Kamaru Usman. This is Usman’s second title defence. ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ fought to his strength and put on a wrestling clinic throughout the fight.

Kamaru Usman outstruck Jorge Masvidal 94-66 in terms of significant strikes. He also scored 5 of his 16 attempted takedowns and was able to pass guards twice in the fight. While Jorge Masvidal did have success early in the fight as he was able to outstrike Usman on the feet. While he was maintaining the distance, he was able to lands combinations and kicks on Usman.

But as rounds passed by, Usman started to walk Masvidal down and with his relentless pressure managed to slow him down.

With today’s victory, Kamaru Usman has now won 12 straight fights inside the UFC and is now tied with Georges St-Pierre for the longest winning streak in the welterweight division.

“’Gamebred’ is the biggest, baddest dude out there,” Usman said following the fight, acknowledging the toughness of his opponent. “I had to switch gears and get ready for him on six days’ notice. “Gamebred” is tough and he showed it out there. He kept fighting and he didn’t quit.

I’m just levels better. I have more tools in the toolbox. When I need to pull them out, I can pull them out and use them.

I’m at the top of the mountain,” Usman said. “I’m the champion. Everybody’s looking at me. There’s never going to be a shortage of contenders, guys trying to challenge for the title.”

Kamaru Usman trolled by fans for his boring style

However, Usman performance didn’t come without any criticism. Fans took to social media and trolled him for his ‘boring’ fighting style. Despite the criticism, Usman showed that he was the fighter with superior fight IQ and is always ready to adjust as per his opponents.




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