Early 2025
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
17-4-0
18-0-0

The tape

36
Age
29
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
77.2" / 196 cm

Full record

UD 5UD 5UD 5KO 5KO 5
Form
SUB 2SUB 3SUB 2KO 1SUB 2
17
Wins
18
4
By KO
8
24
KO%
44
4
By Sub
10
24
SUB%
56
4
Losses
0
1
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2014
21
Bouts
18
68
Rounds
29
5 hours, 14 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 57 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

4
UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
7
Tapology
3

Colby Covington vs Shavkat Rakhmonov preview

When is Covington vs Rakhmonov?

Colby Covington could potentially fight Shavkat Rakhmonov, in Early 2025.

The fight would take place 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 Rakhmonov 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.

Shavkat Rakhmonov would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 18 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by knock out and 10 by submission.

The stats suggest Rakhmonov would have an advantage in power over Covington, with a 44% knock out percentage over Covington's 24%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Rakhmonov would have a massive advantage over Covington, boasting a 56% submission rate over Covington's 24%.

Colby Covington is the older man by 7 years, at 36 years old.

Rakhmonov has a height advantage of 2 inches over Covington. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Covington is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 8 months earlier than Rakhmonov, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 39 more professional rounds, 68 to Rakhmonov's 29.

Covington vs Rakhmonov 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.

Rakhmonov remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Stephen Thompson at UFC 296 on 16th December 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he was victorious against Geoff Neal at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by submission in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Neil Magny at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beaten Carlston Harris at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Michel Prazeres at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Shavkat Rakhmonov has been fighting more than Colby Covington.

Colby Covington last fought 5 months and 23 days ago, while Shavkat Rakhmonov's last outing was 5 months and 23 days ago.

Covington's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5 rounds on average.

Rakhmonov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 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 Rakhmonov?

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