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Who won Covington vs Kim?
Colby Covington beat Dong Hyun Kim by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night 111, on Saturday 17th June 2017 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Colby Covington.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Covington vs Kim stats
Colby Covington stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Dong Hyun Kim made his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Kim had an advantage in power over Covington, with a 41% knock out percentage over Covington's 27%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Covington had a large advantage over Kim, boasting at 36% submission rate over Kim's 9%.
Colby Covington was the younger man by 7 years, at 35 years old.
Kim had a height advantage of 3 inches over Covington. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Covington was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 7 year and 10 months later than Kim, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 3 less professional rounds, 63 to Kim's 66.
Covington vs Kim form
Colby Covington had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Robbie Lawler at UFC on ESPN 5 on 3rd August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Prudential Center, Newark.
Going into that contest, he had beat Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 225 on 9th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at United Center, Chicago.
Before that, he had won against Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 119 on 28th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
He had beat Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 111 on 17th June 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.
Covington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 5 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.2 rounds on average.
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