UFC: Usman Kamaru gets six-month medical suspension

first_img Usman will also be forced to avoid any contact for at least three weeks while the nose heals. Meanwhile, Masvidal, 35, will miss a month himself due to a forehead laceration sustained in his defeat. The American took the fight on just six days’ notice but failed to pull off a miraculous win. Loading… Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman has been handed a six-month medical suspension after breaking his nose against Jorge Masvidal during his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC 251) welterweight fight. Usman, nicknamed, The Nigerian Nightmare, suffered a broken nose as he retained his UFC welterweight title last weekend. The 33-year-old is now set to miss six months of action while he recupurates.Advertisement Masvidal has now been handed a 30-day medical suspension to allow a nasty gash on his face to heal.As with Usman, he will be forced to avoid any contact work for three weeks.Usman had been expected to next fight Gilbert Burns, his original opponent at UFC 251 before his positive test for coronavirus.But Usman has insisted he has another ideal candidate on his mind – former two-weight world champion Georges St-Pierre.The 39-year-old hasn’t fought in the Octagon since 2017 when he defeated Michael Bisping for the middleweight strap.Responding to a question on who he would love to fight next, Usman told TMZ Sports: “Honestly I would have to say Georges St-Pierre.center_img Read Also: Napoli keeping tabs on another Super Eagles star“Right now we’re tied for the record, most consecutive wins in the welterweight division.”“Georges is a tough guy, Georges is a legend, Georges is a guy that’s been around for a while…”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic BombsBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The Universe10 Phones That Can Work For Weeks Without Recharging9 Heroes Of Popular Memes Then And Now5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime7 Truly Incredible Facts About Black HolesThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More6 Amazing Shows From The 90s That Need A Reboot Right Nowlast_img

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