Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
17-4-0
16-7-0

The tape

36
Age
36
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
75.6" / 192 cm

Full record

UD 5UD 5UD 5KO 5KO 5
Form
SUB 1UD 3SUB 1UD 5UD 3
17
Wins
16
4
By KO
0
24
KO%
0
4
By Sub
10
24
SUB%
63
4
Losses
7
1
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
5
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2008
21
Bouts
23
68
Rounds
47
5 hours, 14 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 11 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

4
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
7
Tapology
-

Colby Covington vs Michael Chiesa preview

When is Covington vs Chiesa?

Colby Covington could potentially face the challenge of Michael Chiesa, in Late 2024.

The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Covington vs Chiesa stats

Colby Covington would step into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Michael Chiesa would make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws and 10 by submission.

The stats suggest Covington would have a large advantage in power over Chiesa, boasting a 24% knock out percentage over Chiesa's 0%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Chiesa would have a massive advantage over Covington, boasting a 63% submission rate over Covington's 24%.

Colby Covington is the same age as Michael Chiesa, at 36 years old.

Chiesa has a height advantage of 2 inches over Covington. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Covington is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 years and 5 months later than Chiesa, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 21 more professional rounds, 68 to Chiesa's 47.

Covington vs Chiesa form

Covington has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he lost to Leon Edwards at UFC 296 on 16th December 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Kamaru Usman at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Before that, he had beaten Tyron Woodley at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had been defeated by Kamaru Usman at UFC 245 on 14th December 2019 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Michael Chiesa has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Kevin Holland at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sean Brady at UFC Vegas 43 on 20th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated by Vicente Luque at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Toyota Center, Houston.

Before that, he had defeated Neil Magny at UFC Fight Island 8 on 20th January 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He was victorious against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at PNC Arena, Raleigh, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Michael Chiesa has been fighting more than Colby Covington.

Colby Covington last fought 5 months and 12 days ago, while Michael Chiesa's last outing was 9 months and 29 days ago.

Covington's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5 rounds on average.

Chiesa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Covington vs Chiesa?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Covington vs Chiesa yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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