Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington buried the hatchet after their phenomenal five-round showdown at UFC 268 on Saturday.
Usman and Covington placed on a present for the hundreds of followers at Madison Sq. Backyard in New York Metropolis as they stretched one another to their limits, going the complete five-round distance.
‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ ultimately defeated ‘Chaos’ by way of unanimous resolution to go 2-0 up towards his arch-rival. The 2 170-pound superstars hugged one another and confirmed mutual respect simply earlier than the official outcome was revealed.
“It is all about cash, nothing however love,” stated Covington.
Watch Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington embrace after the UFC 268 essential occasion beneath:
Usman beat Covington by way of TKO within the fifth and last spherical once they met for the primary time at UFC 245 in December 2019.
Kamaru Usman extends his profitable streak whereas additionally sustaining his spectacular takedown protection file
Kamaru Usman was concerned in a barn burner with Colby Covington, however he saved maintain of the fantastic 100% takedown protection file on the night time.
With this triumph, Usman now has 15 consecutive wins within the UFC. He is just one victory away from tying Anderson Silva (16) on the all-time record.
The No.1 pound-for-pound fighter on the earth has run via the UFC welterweight division, having claimed two wins every towards Covington and Jorge Masvidal.
‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ (20-1) is now in GOAT territory and has already been touted by a number of MMA followers and pundits as the best welterweight star ever, even over the good Georges St-Pierre (26-2).
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Kamaru Usman has made 5 profitable title defenses to date and can almost certainly sq. off towards Leon Edwards subsequent if ‘Rocky’ defeats Masvidal at UFC 269 on December 11.
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