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Kamaru Usman’s Younger Brother, Kashetu Usman

Who is Kashetu Usman?

Kashetu Usman is the younger brother of famous Nigerian American professional mixed-martial artist, Kamaru Usman.

Kashetu graduated from Bayero University Kano, in the department of Business Administration and Management. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management, General. Kashetu is currently a Public Servant. 

Kashetu Usman Childhood

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Usman was born in Auchi, Nigeria. His father was a major in the Nigerian Army and his mother was a teacher. He has two brothers, Kamaru and Mohammed, the latter of whom is also a mixed martial artist and fellow The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) winner. Usman had a modest upbringing during his childhood. Usman’s father Muhammed Nasiru Usman, who became a pharmacist in the United States, brought his family into the country when Usman was still a teenager.

Kamaru Usman is the name on everyone’s lips. He is the first born of three children. He has two younger brothers of which Kashetu Usman falls into.

Kamarudeen Usman is a very well-known Nigerian American professional mixed martial artist. He also used to be a freestyle wrestler and a graduated folkstyle wrestler. Currently, Usman fights in the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Kamaru Usmans Younger Brother Kashetu Usman
Kamaru Usman

Kamaru has been noticeably successful throughout his career in the UFC. In 2021, he was named The Ultimate Fighter in the Tournament, and as of September 27, 2021, he has been titled the No. 1 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings. He has been nicknamed The Nigerian Nightmare.

Conclusion

Kamaru Usman made his first title defense and faced long-time rival Colby Covington at UFC 245 on December 14, 2019. Despite both athletes being mostly offensive wrestlers, the fight did not include any grappling and contained high-paced offense in the striking instead. After a fight often referred to as a five-round “slugfest”, Usman was able to knockdown his opponent twice before finishing him with strikes in the fifth round to be declared the winner via technical knockout, which set the record for the latest finish in UFC welterweight history. This fight earned both participants the Fight of the Night award.

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