‘Nobody can touch the man’- Ali Abdelaziz backs Kamaru Usman to build a legacy like Khabib Nurmagomedov

The high profile MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz thinks that Kamaru Usman will have the same legacy as Khabib Nurmagomedov

Ali Abdelaziz
Ali Abdelaziz

Ali Abdelaziz is one of the biggest name in the MMA industry. Ali is the founder and president of dominance MMA management, which is the largest MMA sports agency in the world. He is also one of the biggest manager in combat sports and manages over 200 athletes. Ali Abdelaziz manages big starts like Khabib Nurmagomedov, Kamaru Usman, Henry Cejudo Justin Gaethje, etc.

Ali Abdelaziz, in his recent interview, backed Kamaru Usman and said that he believes Kamaru will end his career with the same legacy as Khabib Nurmagomedov. Khabib retired from the sport in 2020 after defeating Justin Gaethje will defending his Lightweight title. Khabib had an unbeaten fight career and had a professional record of 29 wins and 0 losses. The “Eagle” only lost one round in his entire career and is one of the best MMA fighters ever.

Usman is also one of the greatest fighter in the sport of mixed martial art and is currently the Pound-for-Pound best fighter in the UFC. Usman has only suffered one defeat in his entire professional career and has a professional record of 20 wins and one loss. Currently, Usman is on a 19 fight win streak and is in talks for the best welterweight in MMA history.

Ali Abdelaziz believes that at the end of his career, Usman will have the same legacy as Khabib Nurmagomedov. Talking with ESPN, Ali said: “I believe Usman is gonna have the same legacy of Khabib. I think he’s gonna end his career undefeated in the UFC, with more title defenses than anybody, and he’s going to be on top, but nobody has even shown me a glimpse like they can touch him…”

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“If you’re not willing to fight the best, it’s fine.”- Ali Abdelaziz talks about Islam Makhachev vs Charles Oliveira

Ali Abdelaziz and Islam Makhachev
Ali Abdelaziz and Islam Makhachev

Ali has been vocal about demanding a title shot for Islam Makhachev and a fight against Charles Oliveira. Charles defeated Justin Gaethje at UFC 274 but was stripped off his UFC lightweight title for not making weight.

Charles is now the number 1 contender and will face an opponent for the lightweight championship. Ali Abdelaziz believes Islam is the best fight in the division right now and Charles should fight him. Ali, in an interview with ESPN, talked about a fight between Charles and Islam.

Ali feels Charles is not the best fighter in the division and he is avoiding Islam because he knows Islam will beat him and become the champion Ali said: “Dana White himself don’t think he’s [Oliveira’s] the best lightweight in the world. Sean Shelby understands this game in and out, he knows this is not, that he’s not the best lightweight. Hunter, Mick, all of them, they don’t think he can beat Islam. Personally, I don’t think he can beat Beneil too. In reality, if you’re world champion, especially in a promotion like the UFC, the best fight the best here. If you’re not willing to fight the best, it’s fine.”

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