Kamaru Usman's Response When Asked If He'd Fight Khabib In UFC Super-Fight
Kamaru Usman has ruled out a super-fight with fellow UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.
The UFC welterweight champion was asked about a potential clash with the UFC lightweight king Nurmagomedov in the future.
But 'The Nigerian Nightmare' has vowed to "never" fight his "brother" as well as the UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya.
"I would never fight Khabib - that's my brother," Usman explained. "It's just a mutual respect. I don't see myself ever fighting Khabib.
"I don't see myself ever fighting Israel, even though a lot of people have hinted toward it. I don't see myself fighting him.
"Having two belts in Nigeria is better than just having one guy hold two belts. There's no desire there. That's my guy. He's special."
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Usman last fought at UFC 245, when he defended his title against Colby Covington. He's currently sidelined with a ligament strain in his wrist but he's plotting his Octagon return.
"We've talked," he added. "I'll be ready. Give me a month and let this thing heal up. I can make a fist now. I'm cracking.
"They put out the guys, and let's be honest, if you look at the division, I've beaten almost everybody there in the top 10. It's a matter of who they really want, what's next. Dana (White) said they really want Jorge. Jorge is the next guy."
The face I make when I hear them say their gonna break someone's face:joy::joy::joy: We all know who breaks faces in this division. And That's "ON GOD":wink::smirk::punch:#AfricanPower pic.twitter.com/fmRSKD3pZ2
- KAMARU USMAN (@USMAN84kg) January 22, 2020