Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Covington vs Muhammad?
Colby Covington could potentially face Belal Muhammad, in Summer 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 Muhammad stats
Colby Covington would step into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Belal Muhammad would make his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Covington would have a slight advantage in power over Muhammad, with a 24% knock out percentage over Muhammad's 22%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Covington would have an advantage over Muhammad, with a 24% submission rate over Muhammad's 4%.
Colby Covington is the same age as Belal Muhammad, at 35 years old.
Covington has 1-inch reach advantage.
Covington is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 6 months earlier than Muhammad, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 16 less professional rounds, 63 to Muhammad's 79.
Covington vs Muhammad form
Covington has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he beat Jorge Masvidal at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Tyron Woodley at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, 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.
He had won against Robbie Lawler at UFC on ESPN 5 on 3rd August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Prudential Center, Newark.
Muhammad has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight, he beat Gilbert Burns at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Sean Brady at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Vicente Luque at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad 2 on 16th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had won against Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
He had defeated Demian Maia at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Belal Muhammad has been fighting more than Colby Covington.
Colby Covington last fought 1 year and 9 months ago, while Belal Muhammad's last outing was 6 months and 29 days ago.
Covington's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5 rounds on average.
Muhammad's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Covington vs Muhammad?
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