Kamaru Usman siblings: Who are Kamaru Usman siblings?

A former freestyle wrestler and accomplished folkstyle wrestler, Kamarudeen Usman (born May 11, 1987) is a Nigerian-American professional mixed martial artist. He was the winner of The Ultimate Fighter 21 tournament and currently competes in the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he was previously the UFC Welterweight Champion. He is currently ranked first in the UFC men’s welterweight rankings as of November 14, 2022, and fourth in the men’s pound-for-pound rankings. Usman, a member of the 2010 U.S. University World Team, competed in freestyle wrestling primarily at 84 kilograms (185 lb). He competed for his university at 174 pounds (79 kg), was the 2010 NCAA Division II national champion, a three-time All-American, and qualified for the NAIA.

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At Bowie High School in Arlington, Texas, Usman began wrestling in his sophomore year. Usman was given the nickname “Marty” when he joined the team because his wrestling coach at the time had trouble pronouncing his first name, Kamarudeen. This nickname stuck with him throughout his amateur wrestling career. Usman competed with Jon Jones at the senior national tournament before departing for college. Usman finished his senior year with a 53-3 record and finished third at the Texas state championships. Usman wrestled in college for one year at William Penn University in Iowa, where he was an NAIA national tournament qualifier in 2007, but was unable to attend due to a snowstorm; however, half of his team and his head coach left early for the tournament without him, which frustrated Usman and influenced him to leave William Penn.

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Kamaru Usman siblings: Who are Kamaru Usman siblings?

He has two brothers, Kashetu and Mohammed, the latter of whom is also a mixed martial artist and a former winner of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF).