With the UFC, we all know what to select, each Saturday night on RMC Sport 2. Finally, each Saturday night, or slightly Sunday morning, it relies upon. This evening once more, the present guarantees to be whole, with the revenge between the invincible champion Kamaru Usman and Leon Edwards, seven years after their first combat!
Only a number of extra days to wait earlier than the occasion that each one French MMA followers are ready for: UFC Paris, to be held on September 3, with Gane vs. Tuivasa in the principle occasion. But no want to rely the hours, there may be at all times one thing to rely the blows! The UFC doesn’t take holidays, and has continued to provide us nice combat nights all summer time lengthy, together with a loopy UFC 277. UFC 278 can be trying excellent, since it’ll enable us to discover one of many biggest champions, the phenomenon Kamaru Usman, for his first combat of 2022. Facing him, an outdated acquaintance, Leon Edwards, now quantity 2 within the middleweights, who will arrive within the octagon with the livid need to go away with the massive golden belt. An outstanding poster to comply with on the evening of Saturday August 20 to Sunday August 21 on RMC Sport 2, from 4:00 am. We know, it stings a bit…
15 fights, 15 victories, a middleweight champion title conquered in 2019, and since defended 5 instances. So after beating Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington twice, the Nigerian Kamaru Usman determined to proceed his reunion: this time he’s opposed to the Englishman Leon Edwards, whom he had crushed by determination in December… 2015. which doesn’t make us youthful, however declares an excellent combat. Because since this defeat, Edwards can be undefeated, and has continued to climb the UFC middleweight rankings, now occupying second place (behind Covington), and might now declare the title. Even if for that, he could have to put out an enormous efficiency. The combat of his life, even.
Kamaru Usman, one of the best fighter in UFC historical past?
Because Kamaru Usman is a machine. His stats converse for themselves, and so do his arms. According to the massive boss of the UFC, Dana White, it’s even one of the best fighter within the league, the GOAT. As a lot relaxed within the combat as in his putting, the “Nigerian Nightmare”, as it’s nicknamed, doesn’t appear to have any faults. And that is maybe the scariest factor about him. In brief, we might not like to be within the place of Leon Edwards, however we will not wait to see the combat in entrance of our display. And who is aware of, possibly at 35, Kamaru Usman is beginning to tire, and a shock is feasible?
In addition to this shock of insanity, different fights await us tonight on RMC Sport 2. At middleweight, the Brazilian Paulo Costa, quantity 5 within the class, faces the American veteran Luke Rockhold, 37 years outdated and champion in 2015. Definitely, this evening is positioned beneath the signal of 2015! A combat between two members of the Bantamweight Top 10 will even be on this system, with legendary Brazilian Jose Aldo, an undefeated former champion earlier than crossing paths by a certain Conor McGregorin opposition to the Georgian Merab Dvalishvili, who stays on seven victories in a row, and sees himself going to problem Aljamain Sterling, the present champion of the class.
We will even have to comply with with curiosity the efficiency of the Moldovan Alexander Romanov within the heavyweight class. Because in 5 fights, the phenomenon has gained… 5 victories. Soon an issue for Ngannou, Gane, Aspinall, Tuivasa and the others? In the occasion of a brand new triumph tonight, the query could certainly start to come up…
Spend a brand new evening of fights with UFC 278, to be adopted completely on RMC Sport 2 on the evening of Saturday August 20 to Sunday August 21, from 4 am.
Sources: RMC Sports, UFC-fr