Kamaru Usman: I’m more American than Colby Covington

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When Kamaru Usman was asked about the USA chants during his fight with Colby Covington, he gave a raw answer from his gut at the UFC 245 post-fight press conference.

There was a lot of bad blood in the years leading up to Usman vs. Covington in the UFC 245 main event. While Usman is a Nigerian born American citizen, Covington has been putting his support of U.S. president Donald Trump front and center. The two ideals made for fiery interactions in the fight’s build-up.


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During their UFC 245 headliner, there were chants of “USA,” which most people attributed to support for Covington… but that wasn’t how Usman saw it.


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