Kamaru Usman retained his UFC welterweight title by claiming a unanimous decision victory over Colby Covington at UFC 268. After this dominating victory, here are five potential opponents for 'The Nigerian Nightmare.'
Leon Edwards is probably next in line for a title shot if he wins in his upcoming bout against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 269. Furthermore, he currently sits at the #3 position in the UFC welterweight rankings.
The no. 4 ranked UFC welterweight contender Vicente Luque will be an exciting match-up for Usman.
After defeating Stephen Thompson at UFC 264, Gilbert Burns might get a title shot. Furthermore, he holds the second position in the UFC welterweight rankings and won't miss an opportunity to avenge his loss against Usman.
Khamzat Chimaev currently sits at the #10 position in the UFC welterweight rankings. Usman vs. Chimaev will be a highly entertaining bout for fans.
Usman has recently revealed that he wants to have a boxing match against Canelo Alvarez. If Canelo vs. Usman ever comes to fruition, it won't be the first time a UFC fighter made a jump to boxing.