Dec 14 2019
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
15-1-0
KO 5
KO 5
15-1-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Welterweight Championship

The tape

37
Age
36
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
77.6" / 197 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Tape record

UDUDUDUDKO
Form
UDUDUDUDUD
15
Wins
15
6
By KO
3
40
KO%
20
1
By SUB
4
7
SUB%
27
1
Loses
1
0
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2012
16
Bouts
16
43
Rounds
43
3 hours, 19 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 13 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
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Bellator
-
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Tapology
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Kamaru Usman vs Colby Covington report

Who won Usman vs Covington?

Kamaru Usman beat Colby Covington by knockout in the 5th round during the main event of UFC 245, on Saturday 14th December 2019 at T-Mobile Arena 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).

This contest was for the UFC Welterweight championship.

Usman vs Covington stats

Kamaru Usman stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Colby Covington made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

Kamaru Usman's UFC record stood at 15-3-0, while Colby Covington's came in at 12-4-0.

The stats suggested Usman had an advantage in power over Covington, with a 40% knock out percentage over Covington's 20%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Covington had an advantage over Usman, with a 27% submission rate over Usman's 7%.

Kamaru Usman was the older man by 1 year, at 37 years old.

Usman had a height advantage of 1 inch over Covington. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Usman was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2012, 9 months later than Covington, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 8 more professional rounds, 76 to Covington's 68.

Usman vs Covington form

Usman had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 opponent and going to the judges 4 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Colby Covington 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, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Tyron Woodley 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 Rafael dos Anjos at The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale on 30th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at The Pearl at the Palms, Las Vegas.

Before that, he was victorious against Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 129 on 19th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile.

He had won against Emil Weber Meek at UFC Fight Night 124 on 14th January 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Scottrade Center, St. Louis, United States.

Activity check

Usman's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.6 rounds on average.

Covington's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 11 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Usman vs Covington?

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