Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
17-4-0
23-3-0

The tape

36
Age
35
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Full record

UD 5UD 5UD 5KO 5KO 5
Form
UD 5KO 2UD 5UD 3UD 3
17
Wins
23
4
By KO
5
24
KO%
22
4
By Sub
1
24
SUB%
4
4
Losses
3
1
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2012
21
Bouts
27
68
Rounds
79
5 hours, 14 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 16 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

4
UFC
2
-
Bellator
-
7
Tapology
2

Colby Covington vs Belal Muhammad preview

When is Covington vs Muhammad?

Colby Covington could potentially face Belal Muhammad, in Autumn/Fall 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, 4 losses 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 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming 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 older man by 1 year, at 36 years old.

Covington has a 1-inch reach advantage.

Covington is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 6 months earlier than Muhammad, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 11 less professional rounds, 68 to Muhammad's 79.

Covington vs Muhammad 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.

Muhammad has won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1opponent and going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight, he defeated 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 was victorious against 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 won against 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 beaten 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.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Belal Muhammad has been fighting more than Colby Covington.

Colby Covington last fought 5 months and 3 days ago, while Belal Muhammad's last outing was 1 year and 13 days ago.

Covington's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 19 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, 11 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 2 days. 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?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Covington vs Muhammad 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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