Nigeria's UFC Superstar Kamaru Usman Secures Big Role in Upcoming Marvel Blockbuster Black Panther Sequel

Nigeria's UFC Superstar Kamaru Usman Secures Big Role in Upcoming Marvel Blockbuster Black Panther Sequel

  • UFC champion Kamaru Usman will appear in the much-anticipate 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' sequel
  • Kamaru Usman is preparing for the sixth defence of his title against Leon Edwards at UFC 278 in August
  • The Nigerian fighter will make his debut on the big screen three months later as Black Panther premieres on November 11

Nigerian-American UFC champion Kamaru Usman has landed a role in the upcoming 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' movie sequel.

Black Panther returns in the Cinemas on November 11, 2022, in what looks like a final tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman, who passed away in 2020.

According to Daily Star, Usman- who is preparing for a title defence- is expected to appear in the blockbuster movie.

Kamaru Usman, Nigeria, Black Panther
Nigeria's Kamaru Usman is set to feature in the upcoming Black Panther sequel. Credit: @USMAN84kg Arctic Reporters
Source: Twitter

It is yet to be known specifically which role he will be playing in the sequel, but reports reveals his appearance will be huge in the movie.

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Kamaru Usman will be facing Leon Edwards at UFC 278 in August. It will be the sixth of his UFC belt.

UFC Hall of Famer Daniel Cormier also confirmed Usman's appearance in the movie during the weigh-in on ESPN+.

Kamaru Usman holds am impressive of 20-1 in UFC.

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Earlier, Sports Brief Conor McGregor has made his boldest challenge yet, as The Notorious has thrown out a challenge to The Nigerian Nightmare.

McGregor, who last fought in July 2021, says that he is eyeing a fight with the UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman for the title.

As reported by MMA Junkie, McGregor is chasing history as he aims to become the first fighter to win three titles in three different weight divisions.

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UFC Champion Kamaru Usman visits Lagos

Kamaru Usman touched down in Lagos state and paid a courtesy visit to Governor Babajide Sanwo Olu in Marina, Facebook.

The UFC welterweight champion flew into the country for the first since he was a child from his base in the United States.

The 34-year-old had a brief meeting with the governor and was given a plaque to honour his visit into the government house.