Ahead of his second fight against Chaos Covington on 6th November, know everything about Kamaru Usman, his 2021 net worth, salary, biography, purse and MMA record
The first-ever UFC Champion born in Nigeria, Kamaru Usman is not only an MMA artist but also a former freestyle wrestler and graduated folk style wrestler. He is the reigning UFC Welterweight Champion and will defend his title on 6th November against Colby Covington. In the meantime, know more about Kamaru Usman, his 2021 net worth, career, salary, biography and more.
Kamaru Usman 2021 Net Worth, Salary, Career, MMA Career Record, Purse And Biography
Usman made his MMA debut in 2012, winning his first match with a TKO in the second round. After winning around five matches, he bagged an opportunity to be on The Ultimate Fighter: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians. Winning both his matches, he would go on to submit Hayder Hassan and win the twenty-first season of TUF.
The Nigerian Nightmare then went on to defeat Tyron Woodley to become the UFC Welterweight Champion. He defended the title against Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal. Currently, his MMA record includes 19 wins, 9 KOs and 1 loss which came via submission from Jose Caceres.
As of 2021, Kamaru Usman has a net worth of $3 million and his UFC career earnings amount to $2,212,500. His highest paycheck of $640,000 came out of his fight against Jorge Masvidal. Apart from this, Usman is also signed up for an endorsement deal with Trifecta.
Championships and Accomplishments
- UFC Welterweight Championship (currently)
- Performance of the Night (four times vs Hayder Hassan, Gilbert Burns, Jorge Masvidal and Rafael dos Anjos)
- Most consecutive wins in welterweight division (14)
- MMA Junkie Knockout of the Month (April 2021, vs Jorge Masvidal)
- MMA Junkie Fight of the Month (February 2021, vs Gilbert Burns and December 2019, vs Colby Covington)
Kamaru Usman Biography, Wife And Instagram
Full Name: Kamarudeen “Kamaru” Usman
Born: 11th May, 1987
Hometown: Auchi, Nigeria
Wife: Eleslie Dietzsch
Weight: 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Reach: 76 in (193 cm)
Total Fights: 20
Wins by submission: 1
Wins by decision: 9
Losses: 1 (by submission)
Net Worth: $3 million