Colby Covington Next Fight

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Colby Covington is an American professional fighter and a former UFC interim welterweight champion. Covington is among the prominent fighters in the welterweight division of the UFC. He faced Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title twice at UFC 268 and UFC 278 but failed to secure a run at the undisputed title.


Going forward in his career, Colby Covington locked horns with bitter rival Jorge Masvidal on March 5, 2022, at UFC 272. Both fighters fought through the stipulated five rounds of the fight, and the contest was decided by judges on the judge's scorecard, adjudging Covington as the winner by a unanimous decision. The fight was awarded the Fight of the Night.


Colby Covington has been away from the octagon since his showdown against Jorge Masvidal in 2022. He showed up at UFC 296 on December 16, 2023, while squaring off against Leon Edwards for the welterweight title in the main event of the pay-per-view event. Edwards successfully defended his championship by beating Covington via a unanimous decision.


Colby Covington Next Fight-Opponent, Date, Location


Colby Covington's next fight, opponent, and venue are not decided yet.


Colby Covington Record


Colby Covington has a professional mixed martial arts record of 17 wins and 4 losses.


Res.RecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocationNotes
Loss17-4Leon EdwardsDecision (unanimous)UFC 296December 16, 202355:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesFor the UFC Welterweight Championship
Win17–3Jorge MasvidalDecision (unanimous)UFC 272March 5, 202255:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesFight of the Night.
Loss16–3Kamaru UsmanDecision (unanimous)UFC 268November 6, 202155:00New York City, New York, United States
For the UFC Welterweight Championship.
Win16–2Tyron WoodleyTKO (rib injury)UFC Fight Night: Covington vs. WoodleySeptember 19, 202051:19
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss15–2Kamaru UsmanTKO (punches)UFC 245December 14, 201954:10Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
For the UFC Welterweight Championship. Fight of the Night.
Win15–1Robbie LawlerDecision (unanimous)UFC on ESPN: Covington vs. LawlerAugust 3, 201955:00
Newark, New Jersey, United States
Win14–1Rafael dos AnjosDecision (unanimous)UFC 225June 9, 201855:00Chicago, Illinois, United States
Won the interim UFC Welterweight Championship. Later stripped of the title due to injury.
Win13–1Demian MaiaDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. MachidaOctober 28, 201735:00São Paulo, Brazil
Win12–1Dong Hyun KimDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. CorreiaJune 17, 201735:00
Kallang, Singapore
Win11–1Bryan BarberenaDecision (unanimous)UFC on Fox: VanZant vs. WatersonDecember 17, 201635:00
Sacramento, California, United States
Win10–1Max GriffinTKO (punches)UFC 202August 20, 201632:18
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win9–1Jonathan MeunierSubmission (rear-naked choke)UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. ThompsonJune 18, 201630:54
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Loss8–1Warlley AlvesSubmission (guillotine choke)UFC 194December 12, 201511:26
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win8–0Mike PyleDecision (unanimous)UFC 187May 23, 201535:00
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win7–0Wagner SilvaSubmission (rear-naked choke)UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Saint PreuxNovember 8, 201433:26
Uberlândia, Brazil
Win6–0Wang AnyingTKO (submission to punches)UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. LeAugust 23, 201414:50
Macau, SAR, China
Win5–0Jay EllisSubmission (arm-triangle choke)Absolute Fighting Championship 21: The ReturnMay 16, 201412:49
Hollywood, Florida, United States
Win4–0Jose CaceresDecision (unanimous)Championship Fighting Alliance 12October 12, 201335:00
Coral Gables, Florida, United States
Win3–0Jason JacksonDecision (unanimous)Fight Time 10: It's PersonalJune 22, 201235:00
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Win2–0David HayesSubmission (arm-triangle choke)Fight Time 9: MMA ExplosionApril 27, 201221:42
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Win1–0Chris EnsleyTKO (submission to knee injury)Midtown Throwdown 3February 11, 201211:21Eugene, Oregon, United StatesWelterweight debut.


Colby Covington Last Fight


Colby Covington, in his most recent showdown, lost to Leon Edwrads. The duo faced each other on December 16, 2023, at UFC 296, with the welterweight title on the line. The fight went through five rounds, where Covington came up short and Edwards defeated him by unanimous decision.


*Last updated: December 16, 2023









FAQs

A. His next opponent is yet to be decided.

A. He fought Leon Edwards in his last fight.

A. No, he lost his most recent fight.

A. He has won the interim UFC welterweight title once.

A. He has a professional MMA record of 17 wins and 4 losses.

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