Stats & Records
Wins by Knockout
Wins by Submission
First Round Finishes
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
- Pro since 2012
- Nine wins by knockout, one by submission (arm triangle)
- Three first round finishes
- Has won 19 of his last 21
- Last pre-TUF win was over WEC vet Marcus Hicks (TKO2) on 7/18/14
UFC 286 (3/18/23) Usman lost a five round majority decision to Leon Edwards in a fight for the UFC welterweight title
UFC 278 (8/20/22) Usman was knocked out by Leon Edwards at 4:04 of the fifth round, losing the UFC welterweight title
UFC 268 (11/6/21) Usman won a five round unanimous decision over Colby Covington to retain his UFC welterweight title
UFC 261 (4/24/21) Usman knocked out Jorge Masvidal at 1:02 of the second round to retain his UFC welterweight title
UFC 258 (2/13/21) Usman stopped Gilbert Burns via strikes at :34 of the third round to retain his UFC welterweight title
UFC 251 (7/12/20) Usman won a five round unanimous decision over Jorge Masvidal to retain his UFC welterweight title
UFC 245 (12/14/19) Usman stopped Colby Covington via strikes at 4:10 of the fifth round to retain his UFC welterweight title
UFC 235 (3/2/19) Usman won a five round unanimous decision over Tyron Woodley to win the UFC welterweight title
TUF 28 Finale (11/30/18) Usman won a five round unanimous decision over Rafael Dos Anjos
UFC Fight Night (5/19/18) Usman won a five round unanimous decision over Demian Maia
UFC Fight Night (1/14/18) Usman won a three round unanimous decision over Emil Meek
UFC Fight Night (9/16/17) Usman knocked out Sergio Moraes at 2:48 of the first round
UFC 210 (4/8/17) Usman won a three round unanimous decision over Sean Strickland
UFC Fight Night (11/19/16) Usman won a three round unanimous decision over Warlley Alves
UFC on FOX (7/23/16) Usman won a three round unanimous decision over Alexander Yakovlev
UFC on FOX (12/19/15) Usman won a three round unanimous decision over Leon Edwards
TUF 21 Finale (7/12/15) Usman submitted Hayder Hassan via arm triangle choke at 1:19 of the second round
In fight nine, Usman won a unanimous decision over Steve Carl
In fight one, Usman won a unanimous decision over Michael Graves
TRAINING: I wake up at 7am and I wake my daughter up and get her ready for the day. We have breakfast and then head to the gym. After training we come home for her nap, and once mommy is back from work, I head back to the gym for another session.
When and why did you start training for fighting? 2012 – I needed a life change from my Olympic training career.
What ranks and titles have you held? Three-time NCAA All-American
Do you have any heroes? Superman, mom and dad
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a great means for me to provide for my family with the skills I’ve developed.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? University of Nebraska at Kearney – didn’t finish yet (one semester away - Sociology Degree)
What was your job before you started fighting? I worked at the Olympic Training Center as a tour guide