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Colby Covington criticizes Kamaru Usman for "knocking out lightweights" ahead of rematch at UFC 268

Colby Covington criticized UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman for “knocking out lightweights” ahead of their rematch at UFC 268. Covington and Usman finally meet for the second time next month when they fight in a rematch that serves as the main event of UFC 268.
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Colby Covington: Kamaru Usman only accepted rematch because UFC threatened to strip his title

Colby Covington says Kamaru Usman had no choice but to fight him.Welterweight champion Usman (19-1 MMA, 14-0 UFC) will face Covington in the main event of UFC 268 in a rematch of their back-and-forth battle at UFC 245, where Usman stopped Covington with a late TKO.One judge had Covington (16-2 MMA, 11-2 UFC) up three rounds to one before he was stopped late in Round 5, and Usman was pushed like never before in his career. Covington was upset wit…

2 months ago|United States
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Colby Covington on first fight with Kamaru Usman and the upcoming UFC 268 rematch

ESPN MMA's Brett Okamoto sits down with Colby Covington as Covington prepares for his UFC 268 rematch with Kamaru Usman.0:00 Reflecting on first fight with K...

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Colby Covington criticizes Kamaru Usman for "knocking out lightweights" ahead of rematch at UFC 268

Colby Covington criticized UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman for “knocking out lightweights” ahead of their rematch at UFC 268. Covington and Usman finally meet for the second time next month when they fight in a rematch that serves as the main event of UFC 268. For Covington, this rematch has been two years in the […]The post Colby Covington criticizes Kamaru Usman for “knocking out lightweights” ahead of rematch at UFC 268 appeared first …

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MMA Fighting
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Morning Report: Colby Covington on Kamaru Usman: ‘He’s knocking out lightweights, he’s knocking out guys that shouldn’t be in there with him’

Colby Covington doesn’t think much of Kamaru Usman’s recent wins.

2 months ago|United States
MMA Mania
MMA Mania

UFC threatened to strip Kamaru Usman for ducking Colby Covington rematch, says ‘Chaos’

Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty ImagesReigning UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman had the toughest fight of his MMA career when he battled top 170-pound contender Colby Covington in the UFC 245 PPV main event back in late 2019, but tried to convince fans (or perhaps himself) that his Jorge Masvidal beef was the rivalry that needed a definitive ending.You know, “full camp” and all that jazz.But Covington suggests the Masvidal do-over, as well as …

2 months ago|United States
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Essentially Sports

"Because of Who I Supported as the President"- Colby Covington Explains Why UFC Fans Turned Against Him

In the buildup to his rematch against Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington opens up about why the UFC fans saw him as a villain.

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