NIGERIANS HAIL USMAN AFTER KNOCKOUT WIN OVER BURNS

NIGERIANS HAIL USMAN AFTER KNOCKOUT WIN OVER BURNS

NIGERIANS HAVE HAILED ULTIMATE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPION, KAMARU USMAN, AFTER HIS IMPRESSIVE THIRD ROUND KNOCKOUT WIN OVER FORMER TEAMMATE, GILBERT BURNS, AT THE UFC 258 IN LAS VEGAS ON SUNDAY.
USMAN OVERCAME A FIRST ROUND SCARE TO PULL OFF ONE OF THE PERFORMANCES OF THE NIGHT TO DISPATCH OFF BURNS IN THE THIRD ROUND AFTER DROPPING THE BRAZILIAN WITH A STRONG RIGHT HAND JAB BEFORE RAINING SEVERAL PUNCHES ON HIS HELPLESS CHALLENGER.
THE WIN WAS THE THIRD DEFENCE OF HIS WELTERWEIGHT TITLE AFTER PREVIOUSLY SEEING OFF COLBY COVINGTON AND JORGE MASVIDAL IN 2019 AND 2020 RESPECTIVELY.
REACTING TO THE WIN, NIGERIANS TOOK TO SOCIAL MEDIA TO CONGRATULATE THE UFC STAR WHO IS UNBEATEN IN 13 FIGHTS IN THE FRANCHISE, THE LONGEST WINNING STREAK IN THE WELTERWEIGHT DIVISION.