Kamaru Usman (born May 11, 1987) is an American-Nigerian Mixed Martial Artist (MMA), Kick Boxer, and UFC Fighter from Auchi, Nigeria. In 2019, he placed on the 8th position in the UFC pound-for-pound ranking. He declared as the winner of The Ultimate Fighter 21.
On the other hand, Usman made his professional debut in 2012. He tried his luck in the local fight matches. By the year 2015, he entered The Ultimate Fighter. Kamaru faced his first fight against Michael Graves.
He successfully won the fight by the majority decision. However, he is facing severe issues for his Twitter account hack case. The hacker is sending threat messages to Connor McGregor’s girlfriend, Dee Devin.
Immediately, Connor informed about it to the UFC President named Dana White. Then, the details related to the hacked account came out in the light.
Early Life, Parents & Fame Story
Mixed Martial Artist (MMA) Fighter, Kamarudeen “Kamaru” Usman was born in Auchi on the 11th of May 1987 (age 32 years old, as in 2019). His father served in the Nigerian Army. Moreover, Usman has two brothers Mohammed Usman and Kash Usman. He shifted to the United States at the age of 8.
Kamaru started his wrestling training in his Bowie High School, Arlington. Furthermore, he completed his degrees from the University of Nebraska and William Penn University.
Personal Life, Girlfriend, Spouse & Children Samirah Usman
Still, he keeps about his love affairs information secret from the media. He never commented about his wife and wedding. Therefore, he assumed to be single at this time. Kamaru Usman is busy with his upcoming wrestling tournaments in 2020-2021.
On the other hand, Usman is the dad of a little girl Samirah Usman. No details have provided about his daughter’s mom.
|Full Real Birth Name||Kamarudeen “Kamaru” Usman|
|Nick name||Kamaru, Marty and The Nigerian Nightmare.|
|In the News For||His official twitter account hacked.|
|Age (As of 2019)||32 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||May 11, 1987.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Zodiac Birth Sign||Taurus.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: instagram.com/usman84kg.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6'.
Centimeters: 183 cm.
Meters: 1.83 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 77 Kg.
Pounds: 169 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||42-33-35.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Parents||Father: Name not available (Nigerian Army).
Mother: Not Known.
|Siblings||Brother: Mohammed Usman and Kash Usman.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Girlfriend||Will Update Soon.|
|Wife Name||Not Known.|
|School||Bowie High School, Arlington.|
|Alma Mater.||1. University of Nebraska.
2. William Penn University.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Fighters: Mike Tyson, Rashad Evans, and John Jones.|
|Dream Holiday Destination||Germany.|
|Love to do||Jogging, Gymming & Fighting in the UFC tournaments.|
|Favorite Food||Butter Chicken & Fried Rice.|
|Net worth||$2 Million US Dollars.|
|Income & Earnings||$410K-$450K.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Kamaru Usman
- He likes professional fighting.
- In addition to this, he feels thankful to receive a big platform to display his talent.
- Kamaru popularly nicknamed as “The Nigerian Nightmare.”
- The NFL star Christian Okoye gave him a cute name.
- He inspired the iconic fighters named Mike Tyson, Rashad Evans, and John Jones.
- UFC Fighter, Kamaru Usman maintained a tall physique, and his height is 6 feet 0 inches. Additionally, his body is healthy muscular and weight is 77 Kilograms (approx).
- Before leaving college, he wrestled with Joe Jones.
- He won his first defense title in December 2019.
- He defeated Colby Covington at the UFC 245 match.
- The Nigerian Nightmare also earned the Fight of the Night award.
- Kamaru’s net worth generated around $2 Million US Dollars. His monthly income valued $410K-$500K.
- During his amateur career, his coach called him “Marty” because he found difficulty in speaking his name.
- He holds a black belt in the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
- He performs wrestling in the NCAA Division II Wrestling.
- Meanwhile, he secured his victory in the 16 matches out of 17.