UFC commentator Joe Rogan presented his views on who the best UFC welterweight of all time is, Kamaru Usman or Georges St-Pierre.
The query has been a person of the most controversial matters in the MMA neighborhood, primarily right after the rise of the latest welterweight winner..
Kamaru Usman’s dominance in the 170-pound division is now comparable to the prolonged reign that St-Pierre proven in the aggressive fat course.
In episode 1689 of his podcast The Joe Rogan Knowledge, which showcased Yannis Pappas as the distinctive visitor, Rogan stated:
“In terms of the biggest welterweight of all time, it truly is tricky to not f**k with Kamaru Usman. He’s suitable up there at the major of the foodstuff chain. He will not have the credentials in phrases of the in general volume of amazing victories as a champion since he gained the title vs Tyson Woodley, Colby Covington, Gilbert Burns, Jorge Masvidal…”
Joe Rogan then when compared Kamaru Usman to a single of the best welterweights of all time, Georges St-Pierre.
“But Georges’ legacy is so extensive, but Georges…in all fairness, I don’t feel he has fought the identical calibre of competitors as Usman has…and which is no knock on Georges, he is however a single of the all time greats.
“Georges, when he arrived back and stopped Michael Bisping and choked him unconscious, you gotta say, Jesus Christ! Georges is even better than he was when he was a winner because Bisping is amazing. But I consider that amount of levels of competition Usman has confronted is arguably much better”
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Listen to the entire JRE podcast with Yannis Pappas listed here.
Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington established for November
UFC 268 will see a headlining rematch involving Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington for the welterweight strap. The celebration has been confirmed to get position in November this yr.
The specific date and location for UFC 268 has not yet been officially confirmed, but it can be been extensively recommended that it will acquire spot at Madison Sq. Back garden in New York, like a lot of other November-certain UFC functions have in the previous.
‘Chaos’ was Usman’s hardest opponent in his reign as a winner. UFC 245 observed Kamaru Usman prevent Covington in the fifth round after four pretty aggressive rounds in an action-packed battle.