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‘Normally people do their f*cking in the bedroom': Colby Covington slams referee for stoppage after TKO defeat to Usman

1 month ago   |   By RT

UFC supervillain Colby Covington claimed he was the victim of an early referee stoppage in his fifth-round TKO defeat to Kamaru Usman in their welterweight title slugfest at UFC 245 in Las Vegas.
With the clock ticking down in the fifth round of a pulsating fight, welterweight champion Usman dropped Covington twice in quick succession, the latter time swarming him with a salvo of ground strikes that forced referee Marc Goddard to end the contest with 50 seconds remaining.
Despite most observers believing Usman would have taken the decision had the fight gone the distance anyway, the...
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UFC 245 bonuses: Kamaru Usman-Colby Covington thriller obvious 'Fight of the Night'

UFC 245 bonuses: Kamaru Usman-Colby Covington thriller obvious 'Fight of the Night'

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

LAS VEGAS - Kamaru Usman , Colby Covington , Petr Yan , and Irene Aldana will all take home an extra $50,000 after memorable performances at UFC 245.
Usman (16-1) and Covington (15-2) competed in a thriller of a main event matchup Saturday night. The duo went back and forth in a hard-hitting battle of heart and will before Usman scored the TKO at the 4:10 mark of the fifth round to retain his welterweight title. The duo took home well-earned “Fight of the Night” bonuses.
Related Colby Covington reacts to UFC 245 loss, calls out 'fake ref' Marc Goddard Scorecard: One UFC 245 judge had it...
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UFC 245: Kamaru Usman stops Colby Covington in five-round welterweight championship classic

UFC 245: Kamaru Usman stops Colby Covington in five-round welterweight championship classic

1 month ago   |   By RT

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman finally got his hands on outspoken challenger, Colby Covington. But it wasn't an easy victory as the two went to war over the course of five thrilling rounds at UFC 245 in Las Vegas.
As expected, each fighter quickly came to the center of the Octagon. Usman was stinging with his jab while Covington looked for his usual hooks. Covington's pace quickly started to pick up leading to Usman getting somewhat staggered. The champion's shots were coming less frequently, but he was still able to land.
Covington's hooks were finding their home until a big body...
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UFC 245 Results: Winners, Bonuses, And Highlights

UFC 245 Results: Winners, Bonuses, And Highlights

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

Kamaru Usman is still the undisputed UFC Welterweight Champion after scoring a fifth-round TKO win over Colby Covington in one of the most bitter grudge matches you'll see in combat sports.
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Kamaru Usman Silences Colby Covington and Becomes Welterweight King at UFC 245

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

What do you think Georges St-Pierre thought about all this? In February of this year, St-Pierre retired from pro MMA ...
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UFC 245 results, highlights: Kamaru Usman outlasts Colby Covington in hellacious war for late TKO victory

1 month ago   |   By CBS Sports

'The Nigerian Nightmare' lived up to his moniker in a fight with tons of animosity coming in
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Usman batters Covington, Volkanovski claims title at UFC 245

Usman batters Covington, Volkanovski claims title at UFC 245

1 month ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

LAS VEGAS - Kamaru Usman brutally stopped Colby Covington with 50 seconds left in the fifth round at UFC 245 on Saturday night, retaining his UFC welterweight title with a spectacular finish to their grudge match.
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UFC 245 Results: Kamaru Usman Breaks Colby Covington's Jaw And KO's Him To Silence Bitter Rival

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

UFC 245 was about as good as advertised from an action standpoint, and it ended with a definitive finish in one of the promotion's most bitter rivalries. Kamaru Usman got the last word in the main event with Colby Covington.
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UFC 245 Results: Kamaru Usman, Alexander Volkanovski Highlight Top Winners

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Kamaru Usman once again ended the night as the UFC's welterweight champion with a memorable fifth-round TKO win over Colby Covington to close out UFC 245. The two welterweight put on a fight that will easily be a Fight of the Year contender...
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Kamaru Usman def. Colby Covington at UFC 245: Best photos

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Check out the best photos from Kamaru Usman 's TKO win over Colby Covington at UFC 245 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. (Photos by Stephen R. Sylvanie, USA TODAY Sports)
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