Kamaru Usman daughter Samirah Usman is emotional about the Leon Edwards rematch. Born in 2014, Samirah is 9 years old in 2023.

Usman has talked openly about how he dealt with his kid with his August knockout loss against Leon Edwards. He convinced Samirah by telling sometimes you lose, and sometimes you win. You have to train hard and get back up there again. 

He is a former freestyle wrestler and a professional MMA. He currently competes in the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. 

Ranked fifth in the UFC men's pound-for-pound Kamaru was interested in wrestling from a young age.

Kamaru competed in a senior national tournament with Jon Jones and finished third at the Texas state championship.

He started his professional MMA career in 2011. And in 2015, it was announced Usman was one of the fighters to be selected for The Ultimate Fighter 21.

Usman and Edwards will face off for the UFC Welterweight Title on March 18, 2023, at UFC 286.

Kamaru Usman Daughter

Kamaru Usman kids and family live in Fort Lauderdale, Texas. His daughter Samirah Usman was born on August 2014. 

As of 2023, she is nine years old. She started the first week of third-grade class on August 14, 2022.

During her father's rematch at UFC 278 with Leon Edwards, she was present at the arena to watch the match. 

Samirah started her first day of school on August 12, 2019.
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After witnessing her father knocked out cold by Leon Edwards, Samirah was taken out of the ring in tears. She reportedly left the area as soon as Kamaru started receiving treatment.

She enjoys traveling and spending time with her mom and dad. She spent her vacation in Central Park, New York, with her mom on December 12, 2022. 

Also, Samirah goes for a brunch date, cycling with her dad. She was seen cheering up for Kamaru during the UFC 272 event.

Apart from traveling, she also enjoys experiencing adventurous things. She went zip lining in Colorado on July 20, 2022. 

Samirah with Kamaru watching a fight together on March 7, 2022.
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Samirah seems to have followed in Kamaru's footsteps as she has also trained in BJJ and self-defense at Xcell Jiu Jitsu. She is also interested in cooking.

Though she is young to handle social media accounts, she is active on her Instagram account with the username @misspretty_14. Her account is dealt with by Kamaru and Eleslie. 

The memories of Samirah's childhood are all kept safe, and when she grows up, she will be overjoyed to look back on them.

Kamaru Usman Wife

Kamaru Usman wife Eleslie Dietzsch is a protugese model. Kamaru and Eleslie started dating in 2016. 

Eleslie is of Brazilian and Portuguese descent, as she was born in Brazil on November 22, 1986. Dietzsch frequently updates her daughter's picture on her Instagram account.

Kamaru ready for UTC 272 and Eleslie looking stunning in a black dress at Chima Fort Lauderdale on November 9, 2021.
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Kamaru and Eleslie rarely share pictures of each other on their social media account. In Andrew Schulz's podcast, Kamaru announced that he is single.

However, Eleslie posted a picture of her family on November 15, 2022, where Kamaru was also present. 

She is a fun-loving person who enjoys exploring new destinations. She has traveled to many destinations with her kids. 


Eleslie announced her pregnancy news to her followers through her social media account on January 15, 2014, writing New Year with a new beginning, mom to be.'

She celebrated her 30th birthday on November 23, 2016. She has cherished her life with her daughter Samirah enjoying a vacation at Cozumel, Mexico.  

She is active on Instagram and Facebook, updating her daily life activities. Her Instagram username is @elesliedoesntgiveaduck, and her Facebook username is @Eleslie Dietzsch. 

Kamaru Usman Parents

Kamaru Usman parents are Muhammed Nasiru Usman and Afishetu P. Usman. His dad is Muslim and mom is Christan. 

Usman moved to Dallas, Texas, when he was eight years old when Muhammed became a pharmacist. Before working as a pharmacist, Muhammed was a member of the Nigerian Army. 

Afishetu was against Kamaru's fighting before, but she supported him later.
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Afishetu worked as a teacher. She has always been there to support Kamaru in his career goal though she was against the fighting career of Kamaru before.

Kamaru stated that his father had only seen him wrestling three times at Bowie High School. 

Muhammed Usman was taken into custody by a SWAT team in 2009. He was detained after being accused by his ambulance company.  

Muhammed watched Kumaru's fight live on April 25, 2021.
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He spent 15 years of his sentence in Texas before being released in February 2020. He revealed for the first time his father's situation on the podcast The Joe Rogan Experience.

Kamaru Usman Siblings

Kamaru Usman has three siblings, two brothers Kashetu and Mohammed Usman, and a sister Ashyln Usman

The brother and sister share a close bond; Kamaru's brother Mohammed is also a mixed martial artist. 

Mohammed Usman

Mohammed is the younger brother of Kamaru, who has followed in his footstep to become an MMA fighter. He made his debut in August 2022 in Octagon with a big knockout to win over Zac Pauga. 

Mohammed became the season 30 champion of The Ultimate Fighter with a stunning knockout victory over Zac Pauga.

Mohammed(left) and Kamaru(right) competed with the Niaja Boyz in 2017.
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He broke his thumb in the middle of the fight, but he could still utilize that hand to deliver the punch that finished Pauga off just 36 seconds into the second round.

Before starting his fighting career, he was a football player. Mohammed had a great start in mixed martial arts, but his most significant knockdown happened on a football field decade ago. 

Usman and his teammates were playing defensive end for Navarro Junior College in Texas when they faced state rival Blinn College, the top-ranked junior college in the country at the time. 

He has shared his professional career pictures on his social media account. He has a verified Instagram account with the username @ umohammed97. 

Ashlyn Usman

Ashlyn was born on October 1, 1997. She celebrated her 25th birthday in Lagos, Nigeria, on October 1, 2022. 

She attends and supports her brothers in their fights. Ashlyn spent her vacation at Victoria Island in 2021.

Ashlyn enjoyed her 25th birthday at Lagos, Nigeria.
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She and her brothers spent their childhood in a simple household. Looking at her Instagram account, she enjoys traveling and exploring new destinations. 

Her Instagram username is @ashlynnusman.