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Mar 2, 2019; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Kamaru Usman (blue gloves) before his fight against Tyron Woodley (red gloves) during UFC 235 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

‘Nigerian Nightmare’, Knocks Out ‘American Chaos’ To Defend UFC 245 Title

Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman technically knocked America’s Colby Covington out to defend his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight 245 title.

The ‘Nigerian Nightmare’ “TKO-ed” the ‘American Chaos’ at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday morning.

He knocked Covington out in 4 minutes 10 seconds of the fifth round to defend his title.

Usman, who defeated Woodley in March at the UFC 235 to become the UFC welterweight champion, got his 15th-fight win streak against Covington.

He has now won 11 UFC appearances.

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