Kamaru Usman's intense training routine for his rematch against Colby Covington at UFC 268

Kamaru Usman will defend his welterweight gold for the fifth time in the UFC against Colby Covington in a rematch. Ahead of his fight, let's take a look at his training routine for his much-awaited rematch.

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Cardio

A major part of Kamaru Usman's training routine includes cardio. 'The Nigerian Nightmare' will do cardiovascular exercises like skipping, assault bike sprint, and aqua jogging to enhance his endurance.

Weight training

'The Nigerian Nightmare' will do various compound exercises to improve his muscle strength. Heavy deadlifts are a vital part of Usman's weight lifting workout. 

Striking

The Nigerian-born will do heavy mitts workouts, punching bag, and shadow boxing to improve his striking skills.

Wrestling

'The Nigerian Nightmare' started his mixed martial art journey as a wrestler, and he puts in hours in the gym to hone his wrestling skills.

Sparring

'The Nigerian Nightmare' does a lot of sparring inside the gym to enhance his overall strength and sharpen his techniques for the battle.

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