UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman To Star In ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’

Usman will appear in a guest starring role in the Black Panther sequel set to come out on November 11.

Kamaru Usman
via Kamaru Usman IG

Kamaru Usman is set to make his Hollywood debut.

Usman defends his welterweight title in a rematch against Leon Edwards in the UFC 278 headliner taking place August 20.

A couple of months later, he will appear on the silver screen as Usman will have a guest starring role in the upcoming Black Panther: Wakanda Forever movie set to release November 11.

The news was first confirmed by Daniel Cormier during the UFC 277 weigh-in show.

Kamaru Usman Living A Dream

Usman has long hinted at his desire to appear in the Black Panther franchise. He shared a mockup of himself as Black Panther when the first movie released.

“😏😏😏 #AfricanPower #NigerianNightmare #Wakandaforever #Blackpanther”

His manager Ali Abdelaziz also shared the following:

“Never listen to nobody who says you can’t dream, because this young boy from Nigeria, his dreams are coming true, all you have to do is work hard @USMAN84kg”

Now, Usman can say he achieved another one of his dreams.

As for what his exact role will be is unknown.

However, Usman will be joining a cast that consists of the likes of Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Winston Duke and Angela Basset.

You can watch the teaser for the sequel below:

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