Long and hard negotiations between Covington and Usman have finally reached an agreement.
Kamaru Usman last fought at UFC 235 vs Tyron Woodley and won the UFC Welterweight Championship. Kamaru has an impressive record of (15-1), (UFC 9-0) his only loss was 6 years ago and not even in UFC. Now he has to defend his title against former Interim Welterweight Champion Colby Covington.
Covington does also has an impressive record (15-1) (UFC 10-1), he is known as Trump supporter and trash-talking guy. Besides the fact that he won his last 5 fights with Decision, he has constantly been in a dominant position in the fight. Colby’s last fight was vs Robby Lawler and he dominated every round, with his grappling and striking skills.
UFC 245 card:
- Colby Covington vs. Kamaru Usman – for Welterweight title
- Max Holloway vs. Alexander Volkanovski – for Featherweight title
- Amanda Nunes vs. Germaine de Randamie – for Women’s Bantamweight title
- Robbie Lawler vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio
- Jessica Eye vs. Viviane Araujo
- Matt Brown vs. Ben Saunders
- Kai Kara-France vs. Sergio Pettis
- Oskar Piechota vs. Punahele Soriano