The black belt in Bjj, Tuf tournament winner and current Ufc Ww champion Kamaru Usman entered this fight with a mma record of 15-1-0 (47% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 welterweight in the world. He suffered his only loss when he faced Jose Caceres at his second professional mma fight in 2013, since then he has collected 14 consecutive victories beating Demian Maia (Demian Maia vs Kamaru Usman), Rafael dos Anjos (Rafael dos Anjos vs Kamaru Usman) and Tyron Woodley in his last three (Tyron Woodley vs Kamaru Usman).
His opponent, the former interim Ufc Ww and 2013 FILA 77 kg No-Gi grappling world champ Colby Covington, has an official record of 15-1-0 (47% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.4 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Warlley Alves in 2015, since then he has won seven bouts defeating Demian Maia (Demian Maia vs Colby Covington), Rafael dos Anjos (Rafael dos Anjos vs Colby Covington) and Robbie Lawler in his last three (Colby Covington vs Robbie Lawler). Usman vs Covington, main event of Ufc 245, is valid for the Ufc welterweight title (Usman’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 245: Usman vs. Covington
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
Title: UFC Welterweight Championship
Usman’s previous fight: Tyron Woodley vs Kamaru Usman
Covington’s previous fight: Colby Covington vs Robbie Lawler
Usman’s next fight: Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal
Covington’s next fight: Colby Covington vs Tyron Woodley
Usman vs Covington Fight Video:
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