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UFC 245: Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington | Fight Preview

This Saturday December 14 at the T-Mobile in Las Vegas will be held the last UFC PPV of the year 2019. A super billboard that will have the numbering 245 and that is distinguished because there will be three title defenses, in addition to the debut of José Aldo in the bantamweight division.

The stellar combat of the evening will be valid for the welterweight belt and will be played by the current champion of the category, Kamaru Usman, against Colby Covington, in addition, as co-star we will have the monarch of the featherweight title, Max Holloway defending his belt before Alexander Volkanovski.
To make matters worse, Amanda Nunes, the best fighter in the history of MMA will have a new title defense of the female bantamweight against the dangerous Germaine de Randamie.

All this, added to the fighting of Marlon Moraes versus José Aldo and Petr Yan against Urijah Faber will form the starboard of one of the best events of the year within the octagon.  

Usman vs. Covington: The clever match of UFC 245

Leading UFC 245, Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington not only makes the audience excited about the 'enemies' before the match but also lies in the strange coincidence of the two boxers.

The first obvious point in the table of Usman and Covington is the martial arts foundation, like many other UFC fighters, the two top-ranking fighters Welterweigt are originally wrestlers competing at the university level. . 

Not only that, they both started playing professional MMA and had their first match in 2012, if Covington debuted in Midtown Throwndown 3, Usman started in RFA 5. After that, they 5 and 6 professional matches respectively, and only debut at UFC exactly one year apart.

Together are college wrestlers and the MMA debut in 2012 was the first thing in common for Usman and Covington. 

Unlike the opponent, when defending champion Kamaru Usman was still unbeaten after 10 matches at UFC, Colby Covington fell once before Warlley Alves at UFC 194 2015 - but since then, Covington has shown his outstanding evolution with 7 consecutive victories to get a temporary belt at UFC 225 - the belt was 'ignored' by UFC, the main reason for his hatred of rivals who once held the belt. other, even UFC president Dana White. 

Currently, before entering the Welterweight title match at UFC 245, both Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington own a record of 15 wins - 1 loss. Previously, the pair surpassed Demian Maia and Rafael Dos Anjos in turn in 2 of the last 3 matches with scoring victories - just like an affirmation “if anyone can do it, I can do it. . " 

Both the Welterweight, Kamaru Usman and Colby Covinton wrestlers all have their own stamina, the 'pressing' style with Wrestling is the most common point through the victories against Dos Anjos and Maia. , both easily go through 5 rounds, 'bullying' their opponents and not giving them a chance to protest even just one round.

However, compared to pure strength, Kamaru Usman is being judged a bit better, he has let other boxers see the idea of ​​'using force to fight' is a failure when surpassing Tyron Woodley - a talented fighter. strong at Welterweight. Colby Covington, on the other hand, is more versatile and versatile, a significant plus in the upcoming match. 

Against UFC 245, Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington were a match with many coincidences and unpredictability. Whether Usman's strength will be confirmed, or Covington's flexibility will surprise, UFC 245's main match still has a lot to say before the Sunday morning of December 15 according to UK time.