Holding the baton in different fields of life is one interesting view Nigerians has created over the years.
On the sports field, some Nigerians abroad have made the country proud by topping the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) record.
One of such top UFC record-maker is Kamarudeen Usman, the UFC’s welterweight Champions.
He is a mixed martial artist, an American Nigerian. His mixed martial arts record shows that he has had 17 victories from a total of 18 fights, 7 knockout and a single loss.
History has it that Usman is the first-ever Nigerian born champion in UFC and holds number 5 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings.
Another top UFC champion is Israel Oluwafemi Adesanya. He holds the middleweight champion on UFC records.
He is a Nigerian based in New Zealand. He is fondly called last Stylebender. He is also a professional mixed martial artist and has fought with the likes of Robert Whittaker, Kelvin Gastelum, Anderson Silva, Derek Brunson (and serval others) to success.
His kickboxing record shows that he has won 75 times knocked out 3 times and has suffered 3 losses.