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UFC News: Kamaru Usman claims welterweight division is the most exciting

Soumik Datta
03 Dec 2019, 17:15 IST

Kamaru Usman
Kamaru Usman

Prior to his upcoming title defense against Colby Covington, reigning UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman spoke with Andrew Whitelaw of Fox Sports Asia and during the conversation, Usman claimed that the UFC Welterweight Division is certainly the most exciting division in the promotion today.

Kamaru Usman says that the UFC Welterweight Division is the most exciting division

Having won the UFC Welterweight Championship back at UFC 235, Kamaru Usman is all set to make his first title defense in the final UFC pay-per-view of the year and while interacting with Fox Sports Asia, the current 170-pound champion praised his arch-rival Colby Covington and other welterweight fighters for making the division the most exciting in UFC. (H/T: BJ Penn)

“Oh, without a doubt. Everybody knows that. This is the deepest division and one of the most exciting divisions. I’m not going to run out of contenders anytime soon, so that’s a good thing."- Kamaru Usman stated.

When is UFC 245?

UFC 245 is scheduled to take place on the 15December and will be headlined by Usman and Covington with the UFC Welterweight Championship on the line. The card will also feature Max Holloway defending the UFC Featherweight Title against Alexander Volkanovski, whereas, Amanda Nunes will defend the UFC Women's Bantamweight Title against Germaine de Randamie.

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