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UFC: Kamaru Usman Earned $640,000 In Win Against Masvidal

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Nigerian Nightmare, Kamaru Usman earned $640,000 in the UFC fight against Jorge Masvidal which saw him defend his welterweight title a second time.

Usman won the match with a judges giving him 50 -45, 50 – 45, 49 – 46.

He got $600,000 for appearing for the fight and $40,000 as match incentive while Masvidal got paid $500,000.

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Usman’s first title defence saw him take $590,000 against Colby Covington in December 2019. He also made $380,000 when he won Tyron Woodly.

His only loss on his 17 UFC fight was against Jose Caceres in 2013 .

Fighter Leon Edward is now challenging Usman to the Welterweight title by asking UFC promoter Dana White to pitch them against each other.

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“Gilbert get in line and you can get yours after me and Kamaru run it back , my year. My time. Let’s do this, I ’m ready,” Edward tweeted.

“Usman done what he needed to ! Good win. Now somebody please go and throw that BMF title in the bin and whilst your there add Woodley’ s name to my streak.”

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Burns believes his high profile wins can give him a shot against the champion.

“Let’s go to facts I just K.O the No. 5 contender ( Tyron Woodly ) and dominated. Leon has good wins but no one in the top 5. So as the real boss, Dana White, said , I’m next! That’s only fair,” Burns tweeted.

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