By: Alok Nayak
The Nigerian Nightmare, Kamaru Usman suffered the first knockout loss of his MMA career in his last fight against Leon Edwards.
Kamaru Usman not only lost his unbeaten UFC record but also he lost his flawless takedown defence as Leon Edwards was the first fighter to takedown
However, many fans believe Colby Covington was the first fighter to takedown Kamaru Usman, that happened in their rematch.
Usman's both knee touched the ground but since Covington did not have any ground control the judges did not score it as a takedown.
However, Olympic Gold Medalist, Henry Cejudo recently said that Covington needed scored a takedown against Kamaru Usman.
Henry Cejudo also stated that Kamaru Usman grabbed the fence to stop Colby Covington from taking him down.
"Yeah that's a takedown. I'm sorry Kamaru, you are gonna hate me for that.Even a little fence grabbing. But if you ain't cheating you ain't trying people"- CCC said
Kamaru Usman has two wins over Colby Covington. However, both the fights were very close with many fans scoring the rematch in favour of Covington.
Kamaru Usman Knows He Is Not in His Prime Anymore, Believes He’s on the Downhill of His Career After Loss to Leon Edwards