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."
"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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