Kamaru usman reaffirmed that he is the king of the Welterweight, this Saturday in the UFC 258 from Las Vegas. The Nigerian champion defended his belt for the fourth time, after knocking out Gilbert Burns at this weekend’s event. The two were teammates years ago and even sparred together, which left them with some hidden friendship. Although they said everything in the previous one, after the resolution, the hug arrived.
It was in the third round when it was all over, but before that, the first two were a real spectacle for the fans. Blows by both, with the chance that either of them wins. Finally it was Kamaru usman who dominated in large part, getting into the great history of the company, with 13 wins in a row. He matched Khabib Nurmagomedov with that number, winning the most in his division.
What he said after the fight
Having made history at UFC 258, Usman He accepted that this rival was not easy at all, who had clearly arrived with great enthusiasm: «This was a difficult situation, no one can criticize what he did Gilbert, left the lightweight division, moved up. We started this journey together, but my intelligence in the cage is different. When I am in the gym I am one person, but here I am another ».
«The vast majority of our sparring partners were like this, responding strongly. Gilbert He has great power, when he hit me in the first round I felt it, the rest was history, “he concluded Kamaru. Without a doubt, the Nigerian is the best Welterweight champion the company has ever had, in addition to having already thirteen consecutive victories in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
The viral moment
Still inside the cage, after knocking him out, Gilbert Burns he burst into tears and must have been comforted by his team. Of course, he came with the hopes of becoming the new UFC champion, which could not be for him. Later, Kamaru usman brought out his entire personality and gave him a shocking hug, speaking words of full confidence in her ear. Therefore, both went viral on networks.
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