Against Masvidal is famous for his knack striking, champion Usman chose the approach game from the first half. “Nigeria’s nightmare” soon knocked down the opponent and then used physical control. Masvidal makes American boxers unable to strike.
The style of control and rely heavily on fitness Usman almost the whole match. Besides, Usman also made continuous shots kicking the foot Masvidal encountered numerous difficulties. In the rare times out of the grip of the opponent, “street dog” still proved dangerous but can not beat Usman.
Masvidal lost to Usman (Image: Internet)
With being the one who takes the initiative in all 5 rounds, it is not surprising that champion Usman successfully defends his middle class belt. A victory that is not beautiful but totally worth it “Nigerian nightmare”.
12h: Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal
– Usman defeated Masvidal by counting points, successfully defending the championship belt.
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– Alex Volkanovski successfully defended the title after 5 rounds.
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