Kamaru Usman Backs Joe Rogan-Anointed “One of the Most Talented Motherf**kers” Jamie Foxx To Play Him in a Movie: “Doing The Best Dave Chappelle Impression”

Published 05/09/2022, 7:12 AM EDT

When an athlete achieves a lot of success, fame automatically comes to him/her. Usually, when these athletes get fame, we see that documentaries/biopics are made about them. Recently, when UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman was asked whom he would like to see in his role if a biopic was made on him. To this, Kamaru Usman had a very interesting response.

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Usman answered saying. “I don’t know. I don’t know…I would have to say, of course, he is a lot older than me, I would have to say probably, Jame Foxx…I mean that would be the wise choice, but of course, he is older than me.” 

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Recently, even UFC color commentator and podcast host Joe Rogan shared a video of Jamie Foxx. In the video, Foxx can be seen doing an impression of comedian Dave Chappelle. Rogan captioned the video, saying, “Here is @iamjamiefoxx doing the best @davechappelle impression you will ever hear in your life. Jamie has got to be one of the most talented motherfuckers that’s ever walked the face of the earth. Dude can sing his ass off, top of the food chain actor, world class stand up comic, and wizard level impressionist. RESPECT!!!” 

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While Kamaru Usman revealed his choice, his date of returning to action is yet to be revealed. Usman’s fans have been waiting in anticipation to see the superstar back in action.

What’s next for Kamaru Usman?

Kamaru Usman’s rise to the top has been an amazing spectacle for fans to witness. Since claiming the title against Tyron Woodley, Usman has defended his title five times.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – DECEMBER 14: Kamaru Usman of Nigeria enters the octagon during the UFC 245 event at T-Mobile Arena on December 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

In his last fight in the octagon, Usman put up a spectacular fight against Colby Covington at UFC 268. ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ won the fight via unanimous decision. Since his victory against Covington, Usman is yet to be seen in the Octagon.

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There are a variety of challenges at Welterweight for Kamaru Usman. Fighters such as Leon Edwards, Khamzat Chimaev, and Belal Muhammad will look to compete against Usman and challenge him for the title. Recently, Irish superstar Conor McGregor also expressed his desire to move up a weight division and compete against Kamaru Usman for his Welterweight strap.

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With so many options available for Usman, it will be exciting to see against whom ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ competes.

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Varun Bhat

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Varun Anand Bhat is an MMA writer at EssentiallySports. Not only does he train in MMA but he is also a certified judge, which gives him valuable insight while writing content. The fight between Conor Mcgregor & Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 was responsible for making him interested in the sport of MMA.

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