Kamaru Usman travels to Nigeria to help organize January MMA event


UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is taking a big step to help develop the sport of MMA in his home country.

The Nigerian-born champion traveled to Lagos to help host the country’s first official MMA event, Face Off Fight Night 1, which The Guardian says is scheduled to take place on January 7 at the Lagos Continental Hotel on the island. Victoria.

In Episode 1 of Anatomy of a Fighter’s “Motherland Diaries” series on YouTube, follow the top fighter pound for pound as he travels to his homeland, where he discusses the details of the event with his business partners. and even trains despite currently recovering from a broken hand ahead of his final title defense against Colby Covington at UFC 268.

Watch the video below:

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