UFC's Dana White: Kamaru Usman Is the Best Pound-for-Pound Fighter in the World

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UFC is stacked with some high-level talent across all weight classes, but UFC President Dana White believes it is clear who is the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world.

During an appearance on TSN (h/t Damon Martin of MMAFighting.com), White threw his support behind UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, saying: "When you talk about Usman—Usman is without a doubt the pound-for-pound best fighter in the world right now."

White added:

"I mean when you look at what this guy has done and how he's done it. Not just who he's fought but what he's done to the people he's fought.

"[Jorge] Masvidal twice, Gilbert Burns, Colby Covington, Tyron Woodley, [Rafael dos Anjos], [Demian] Maia, Leon Edwards. Pound-for-pound best fighter in the world."

The 34-year-old Usman has been as dominant as anyone in the world of MMA over the past several years, sporting a career record of 19-1 and a record of 14-0 under the UFC umbrella.

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