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Dana White says it’s “simple” that Kamaru Usman is the best welterweight ever: “He’s lapping guys”

Dana White says it’s “simple” that Kamaru Usman is the best welterweight ever: “He’s lapping guys”
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Dana White believes Kamaru Usman is undeniably the welterweight GOAT.

Usman is about to defend his welterweight title in opposition to Leon Edwards in the main event of UFC 278 on August 20 in Salt Lake City, Utah. It’s an intriguing matchup as Usman seems to be to defend his belt for the sixth time, and the bout additionally serves as a rematch of their 2015 combat.

Though Usman has defeated solely three fighters in his first 5 title defenses, White believes the present champ is the 170lbs GOAT. In keeping with the UFC boss, he says the truth that Usman has lapped the highest of the division and has to rematch guys proves he’s the GOAT.

“Leon Edwards is the primary man on the earth to tackle Usman. He’s a brilliant proficient man, that complete division is stacked with unbelievable expertise. That’s why it’s simple that Usman is the best welterweight ever,” White mentioned to TheMacLife. “He’s lapping guys which are unbelievable fighters, this isn’t some lackluster division the place you have got Usman and all people else, there are straight killers on this division. We’ll discover out that evening what Edwards brings in there.”

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It could come as a shock to many who Dana White is proclaiming Kamaru Usman because the welterweight GOAT given Georges St-Pierre reigned over the division for thus lengthy. Nonetheless, ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ is undefeated within the UFC and has dominated all of his fights which is why White believes he’s the GOAT.

Usman is at the moment 20-1 as a professional and is an ideal 15-0 within the UFC and is coming off the choice win over Colby Covington. Previous to that, he knocked out Jorge Masvidal after additionally TKO’ing Gilbert Burns. He additionally holds notable wins over Tyron Woodley, Demian Maia, Rafael dos Anjos, Leon Edwards, and Sean Strickland amongst others.

Do you agree with Dana White that Kamaru Usman is the welterweight GOAT?

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