UFC champion Kamaru Usman speaks on why he's a fan of Burna Boy

Usman and Burna Boy are great pals.

Kamaru Usman and Burna Boy attended the Grammys together in 2020  (Instagram/Kamaru Usman)

Nigerian-born mix-martial artist Kamaru Usman has revealed why he's a fan of Nigerian singer Burna Boy.

Usman and Burna Boy have linked up several times and attended the Grammys together in 2020.

The UFC champion has also walked out on Burna Boy's records before some of his fights and he recently spoke on their relationship.

"It's crazy, music, it really speaks to the world no matter where you come from," he said during his appearance on Youtube web series Hot Ones.

"Music transcends culture and that is why Burna Boy stands for, I see myself in the sense as that, being able to do something beyond just fight.

"Him dropping that album African Giant, that spoke to me big time because I consider myself one of those."

Born In Nigeria, Usman migrated to the United States when he was a kid with his family.

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