Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
14-0-0
17-4-0

The tape

26
Age
36
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Full record

SD 3UD 3KO 1KO 3UD 3
Form
UD 5UD 5UD 5KO 5KO 5
14
Wins
17
7
By KO
4
50
KO%
24
1
By Sub
4
7
SUB%
24
0
Losses
4
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2019
Debut
2012
14
Bouts
21
33
Rounds
68
2 hours, 31 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 14 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

7
UFC
4
-
Bellator
-
6
Tapology
7

Ian Machado Garry vs Colby Covington preview

When is Garry vs Covington?

Ian Machado Garry could potentially fight Colby Covington, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

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).

Garry vs Covington stats

Ian Machado Garry would step into the octagon with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Colby Covington would make his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

The stats suggest Garry would have a large advantage in power over Covington, boasting a 50% knock out percentage over Covington's 24%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Covington would have an advantage over Garry, with a 24% submission rate over Garry's 7%.

Ian Machado Garry is the younger man by 10 years, at 26 years old.

Garry has a height advantage of 4 inches over Covington. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Garry is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2019, 7 years later than Covington, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 35 less professional rounds, 33 to Covington's 68.

Garry vs Covington form

Garry remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Geoff Neal at UFC 298 on 17th February 2024 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Neil Magny at UFC 292 on 19th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at TD Garden, Boston.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Daniel Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida on 13th May 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Spectrum Center, Charlotte.

Before that, he was victorious against Kenan Song at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had won against Gabe Green at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Covington has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 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 beaten 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 defeated 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.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Ian Machado Garry has been fighting more than Colby Covington.

Ian Machado Garry last fought 3 months and 1 day ago, while Colby Covington's last outing was 5 months and 2 days ago.

Garry's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

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

What are the odds on Garry vs Covington?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Garry vs Covington yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

Ian Machado Garry vs Colby Covington news

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