UFC 261: Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman Takes Down Masvidal To Retain His Welterweight Champion Tittle


Kamaru Usman has knocked down his opponent Jorge Masvidal in the second round of the main event of UFC 261 in Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday 25th April to retain his tittle as the UFC Welterweight champion.

In a fight that lasted for just two rounds, Usman landed a perfect right hand that took Masvidal off his feet with the Nigerian landing five hammer shots to close up the fight.

The brutal knockout came at one minute, two seconds

The fight is the first UFC card in front of a 15,000 spectators crowd since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down spectator sports in March 2020.

With his victory against Jorge Masvidal, Kamaru recorded the second-longest winning streak in UFC history. Earlier, Usman tied with Khabib Nurmagomedov and Jon Jones with 13 straight victories.

However, the champion has taken to Instagram to celebrate his victory, sharing a photo of him jumping in victory and in the caption, he wrote; “AND STILLLLLL!!! 👊🏿🌍🤴🏿

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