Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Garry vs Covington?
Ian Machado Garry could potentially fight Colby Covington, in Spring 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 13 wins, zero loses 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, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggest Garry would have a large advantage in power over Covington, boasting at 54% 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 8%.
Ian Machado Garry is the younger man by 9 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 year later than Covington, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 33 less professional rounds, 30 to Covington's 63.
Garry vs Covington form
Garry remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Neil Magny at UFC 292 on 19th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at TD Garden, Boston, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Daniel Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida on 13th May 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Spectrum Center, Charlotte.
Going into that contest, he had beat Kenan Song at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Gabe Green at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had won against Darian Weeks at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Covington has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Jorge Masvidal at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Tyron Woodley at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to 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.
He had beat Robbie Lawler at UFC on ESPN 5 on 3rd August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Prudential Center, Newark.
In terms of recent activity, Ian Machado Garry has been fighting more than Colby Covington.
Ian Machado Garry last fought 3 months and 14 days ago, while Colby Covington's last outing was 1 year, 8 months and 28 days ago.
Garry's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months. 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 and 4 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 12 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?
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