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Conor McGregor offered clash against UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman

The manager of UFC welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, has offered Conor McGregor a title shot at the Nigerian fighter.

Ali Abdelaziz represents several UFC champions including Usman, Justin Gaethje, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Henry Cejudo, who recently retired.

The renowned manager who has a lot of influence on the matchmaking in the UFC has regularly gone back and forth with McGregor over a potential fight with his clients over the last couple of years.

He has now taken to Twitter to offer McGregor the chance to face the ‘Nigerian Nightmare’ after Jorge Masvidal who was the number one contender to face Usman said<.

Thirty-three year old Usman defeated Tyron Woodley to win the welterweight title in March 2019, before he knocked out Colby Covington in his only defence in December.

He currently has a professional record of 16 wins and one loss, but strictly in UFC, he’s undefeated.

McGregor has only fought three times at the 170lbs limit, where he has beaten Nate Diaz and Donald Cerrone, while he also suffered a defeat against Diaz in their first encounter.

Isaac Darko
Isaac Darko is the lead Combat Sports writer for AfroBallers. He is an expert in Boxing, Mixed Martial Art and Wrestling reportage. Isaac is a journalist with newfound love for athlete management and digital media.

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