Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
17-4-0
34-10-0

The tape

36
Age
34
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Full record

UD 5UD 5UD 5KO 5KO 5
Form
SD 3KO 1SUB 2SUB 1SUB 3
17
Wins
34
4
By KO
10
24
KO%
29
4
By Sub
21
24
SUB%
62
4
Losses
10
1
Stopped
4
1
Tapped
4
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2008
21
Bouts
45
68
Rounds
79
5 hours, 14 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 36 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

4
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
7
Tapology
-

Colby Covington vs Charles Oliveira preview

When is Covington vs Oliveira?

Colby Covington could potentially square off against Charles Oliveira, in Late 2024.

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

Covington vs Oliveira 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.

Charles Oliveira would make his way to the cage with a record of 34 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by knock out and 21 by submission.

The stats suggest Oliveira would have a slight advantage in power over Covington, with a 29% knock out percentage over Covington's 24%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Oliveira would have a massive advantage over Covington, boasting a 62% submission rate over Covington's 24%.

Colby Covington is the older man by 2 years, at 36 years old.

Covington has a height advantage of 1 inch over Oliveira. Despite this, Oliveira has a 2-inch reach advantage.

Covington is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 23 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 years and 10 months later than Oliveira, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 11 less professional rounds, 68 to Oliveira's 79.

Covington vs Oliveira 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.

Oliveira has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Arman Tsarukyan at UFC 300 on 13th April 2024 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Beneil Dariush at UFC 289 on 10th June 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Islam Makhachev at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he was victorious against Justin Gaethje at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by submission in the 1st round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He had won against Dustin Poirier at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by submission in the 3rd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Charles Oliveira has been fighting more than Colby Covington.

Colby Covington last fought 5 months and 1 day ago, while Charles Oliveira's last outing was 1 month and 4 days ago.

Covington's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 3 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.

Oliveira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Covington vs Oliveira?

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