Kamaru Usman Reveals Who He Wants To Face Next And It'd Be The Biggest UFC Fight Of The Year
UFC champion Kamaru Usman wants a blockbuster showdown against former welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre following his superb victory over Jorge Masvidal.
Usman, 33, dominated Masvidal and won the championship contest by a lopsided unanimous decision at UFC 251.
'The Nigerian Nightmare' is now eyeing a super-fight with former reigning and defending UFC welterweight champion 'GSP'.
Usman and St-Pierre are tied for the most consecutive wins in the UFC welterweight division and the current king is hoping to lure him out of retirement to settle the record.
"Honestly, I would have to say Georges St-Pierre," he told TMZ Sports.
"Right now we're tied for the record - most consecutive wins in the welterweight division - and Georges is a tough guy, Georges is a legend. Georges is a guy who has put his time in and is considered one of the best and that's where I aim to be."
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Usman added: "Georges can still do it. He proved it, what, two years ago when he came back, that he can still do it. And I feel that he's still able to do it.
"He's still able to come in and be that opponent where people are unsure. Like, 'You know what? We don't know if Usman's got this one.'
"I think Georges St-Pierre can be that guy and that's what I'm looking for. Those are what champions are made of. When you get that feeling, 'I'm not sure. This one's a tough one. I don't know how this one is gonna go but I'm gonna damn well go out there and compete and see what happens.'
"I think Georges St-Pierre can be that guy and if Georges wants to do it, Georges can get it too."
St-Pierre, 39, hasn't fought since claiming the UFC middleweight title against Michael Bisping at UFC 217 back in November 2017.
But the Canadian megastar looks in phenomenal shape ahead of a potential Octagon comeback.
Usman vs. St-Pierre? Watch this space.
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