The main event of UFC 268 is going to feature a much highly anticipated rematch between the UFC Welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman facing the former interim UFC Welterweight champion, Colby Covington. Here is the Kamaru Usman vs Colby Covington 2 Prediction, Odds and Fight Preview.
UFC 268: Kamaru Usman vs Colby Covington 2 Fight Preview
‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ Kamaru Usman is one of the most dominating fighters and champions in UFC history. Usman holds a record of 19-1 in his professional MMA career and he is ranked one number one in the pound for pound rankings of UFC.
This is going to be the champion’s third appearance inside the Octagon this year and he defeated Tyron Woodley at UFC 235 to win the UFC Welterweight title. After this win, he defended his title four times against some of the biggest names in the Welterweight division such as Colby Covington, Jorge Masvidal, and Gilbert Burns.
Kamaru Usman faced Covington for the first time at UFC 245 for his first title defense and defeated him via fifth-round TKO. He is coming into this fight with a nineteen-fight win streak with his latest win coming against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261.
The champ is looking forward to stamping his 20th straight win in this fight at UFC 268 and ending his beef with Covington for once and all.
Colby Covington is also a big name in the UFC Welterweight division. He is ranked number one in the UFC Welterweight rankings and Covington made his UFC debut against Wang Anying on UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs Le.
He holds victories over some of the biggest names in the division such as Max Griffin, Tyron Woodley, Rafael Dos Anjos, Robbie Lawler, and others. Covington defeated Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC 225 to win the interim Welterweight title.
‘Chaos’ challenged Usman for his title at UFC 245 but faced a TKO loss. He is coming into this fight with a win against the former UFC Welterweight champion, Tyron Woodley on UFC Fight Night: Covington vs Woodley.
UFC 268: Kamaru Usman vs Colby Covington 2 Prediction and Odds
The defending champion, Kamaru Usman is the betting favorite entering into this fight with odds of -290 in his favor against Colby Covington who is coming into this fight as an underdog with betting odds of +245 in his favor.
This fight is one of the highly anticipated rematches in UFC history for which the fight fans around the world are eagerly waiting.
Predicted Result: Kamaru Usman def Colby Covington