Sep 19 2020
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
15-2-0
KO 5
KO 5
19-5-0

The tape

36
Age
42
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 9" / 176 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Tape record

KOUDUDUDUD
Form
UDUDSUBUDMD
15
Wins
19
3
By KO
7
20
KO%
37
4
By SUB
5
27
SUB%
26
2
Loses
5
1
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2012
Debut
2009
17
Bouts
25
48
Rounds
65
3 hours, 37 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 51 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Colby Covington vs Tyron Woodley report

Who won Covington vs Woodley?

Colby Covington beat Tyron Woodley by knockout in the 5th round during the main event of UFC Vegas 11, on Saturday 19th September 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Covington vs Woodley stats

Colby Covington stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Tyron Woodley made his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 5 losses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

Colby Covington's UFC record stood at 12-4-0, while Tyron Woodley's came in at 9-5-1.

The stats suggested Woodley had an advantage in power over Covington, with a 37% knock out percentage over Covington's 20%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Covington had a slight advantage over Woodley, with a 27% submission rate over Woodley's 26%.

Colby Covington was the younger man by 6 years, at 36 years old.

Covington had a height advantage of 2 inches over Woodley. Despite this, Woodley had a 2-inch reach advantage.

Covington was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 years later than Woodley, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 2 less professional rounds, 68 to Woodley's 70.

Covington vs Woodley form

Covington had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had 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.

Tyron Woodley had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Gilbert Burns at UFC Vegas 1 on 30th May 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Kamaru Usman at UFC 235 on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Darren Till at UFC 228 on 8th September 2018 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at American Airlines Center, Dallas.

Before that, he was victorious against Demian Maia at UFC 214 on 29th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim.

He had won against Stephen Thompson at UFC 209 on 4th March 2017 by majority decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Colby Covington had been fighting more than Tyron Woodley.

Going to this contest, Colby Covington had last fought 6 months and 23 days ago, while Tyron Woodley's last outing had been 4 years, 1 month and 9 days ago.

Covington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.

Woodley's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 4 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

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