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Ali Abdelaziz says Conor McGregor would be killed by Kamaru Usman

MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz has fired another round of shots at Conor McGregor.
During a discussion on Chael Sonnen’s podcast, Abdelaziz said he believes McGregor would be making a big mistake …read more

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Dana White: Colby Covington should worry about Kamaru Usman, not me strapping the belt on him

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There are no two ways about it. UFC president Dana White is a polarizing character. He can be your best friend or your sworn …read more

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Watch Colby Covington win his first UFC title (UFC 245 fight video)

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Colby Covington has the opportunity to become the UFC welterweight champion when he faces Kamaru Usman at UFC 245 on Dec. 14 in Las Vegas. But it wouldn’t …read more

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Glenn Robinson’s Daughters Respond to Colby Covington’s Remarks

The daughters of Glenn Robinson have issued a response to Colby Covington’s inflammatory remarks towards their late father. At UFC 245, Colby Covington will challenge Kamaru Usman for the UFC …read more

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Woodley thanks Usman for ‘humbling’ experience at UFC 235

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Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is now grateful for his loss to Kamaru Usman at UFC 235. After …read more

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Tyron Woodley Says Losing To Kamaru Usman Humbled Him

Back at UFC 235, Tyron Woodley was dominated by Kamaru Usman to lose his welterweight title. No one expected Usman to beat Woodley like that, yet “The Chosen One” says …read more

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Kamaru Usman says welterweight is the most exciting division in the UFC

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman says that the 170lbs weight class is the most exciting division right now in the UFC.
Usman won the UFC welterweight championship earlier this year when …read more

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Tyron Woodley says losing UFC welterweight title to Kamaru Usman humbled him

Tyron Woodley is able to see the positives in his defeat to Kamaru Usman.
Back in March, Woodley put the UFC welterweight championship on the line against Usman. While “The Chosen …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Not Impressed By Kamaru Usman: ‘He Can’t Kick Nothing’

Jorge Masvidal hasn’t been in awe of Kamaru Usman’s performances. Usman is the UFC welterweight champion. He captured the gold by defeating Tyron Woodley in a one-sided thrashing that lasted …read more

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Colby Covington believes Dana White is ‘a little afraid’ of him

Colby Covington, who will challenge Kamaru Usman for the UFC welterweight title in the main event of UFC 245, has not seen UFC President Dana White since an early-November press …read more

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Jorge Masvidal isn’t all that impressed by Kamaru Usman or Colby Covington

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Jorge Masvidal is always keeping a close eye on potential opponents, but when it comes to the upcoming title …read more

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Masvidal: UFC 245 headliners ‘gave us Hugback Mountain and Grinder’

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“BMF” title holder has something to say about UFC 245’s main event fight between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington. “BMF” titleholder Jorge Masvidal has …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Blasts UFC 245 Main Event

Jorge Masvidal is not a fan of UFC 245’s main event featuring welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington. The main event features two wrestling-centric fighters, which Masvidal is not …read more

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Jorge Masvidal rips UFC 245 headliners Colby Covington and Kamaru Usman over ‘Hugback Mountain’

Jorge Masvidal has taken aim at UFC 245 headline fighters Colby Covington and Kamaru Usman in a new tweet.
The welterweight champion, Usman, stole the belt by unanimous decision against Tyron …read more

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ATT Owner Weighs In On Colby Covington’s Remarks On Glenn Robinson’s Death

Dan Lambert has given his take on Colby Covington’s controversial comment on the death of Glenn Robinson. Robinson founded the Blackzilians and was UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman’s manager. Robinson …read more

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Video: UFC 245 Timeline: Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington

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Before UFC 245, see how Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington ended up on a collision course for Dec. 14 in Las Vegas. …read more

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Kenny Florian ‘leaning towards Colby Covington’ against Kamaru Usman

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Kenny Florian believes Colby Covington will have the slight edge over Kamaru Usman at UFC 245. Love him or hate him, …read more

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Hot Tweets: Fighters to watch in 2020 and Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It’s been a rare off-week for the UFC and as such, MMA Fighting reader questions covered a whole mess of topics. So let’s discuss some …read more

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Kenny Florian Believes Colby Covington Will Beat Kamaru Usman

In the main event of UFC 245, Kamaru Usman is looking to defend his welterweight title against Colby Covington. It is a very interesting fight as the two are evenly …read more

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UFC 245: Three Champions, Three Titles, One Historic Night (video)

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Scores will be settled on December 14 when UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman defends his title against heated rival Colby Covington in the main event of UFC 245. …read more

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Kenny Florian leaning towards Colby Covington beating Kamaru Usman

Kenny Florian has a feeling that Colby Covington will get the job done against Kamaru Usman.
On Dec. 14, Covington will challenge Usman for the UFC welterweight championship. The 170-pound title …read more

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Referees, judges selected for three title fights at UFC 245: Usman vs. Covington 

Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

When welterweight champion Kamaru Usman faces off with Colby Covington at UFC 245, Marc Goddard will be the third …read more

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Quote: Colby Covington’s Shtick More Effective When He’s Winning

Colby Covington’s shtick has certainly gotten under the skin of many, but it has certainly been effective. Covington is set to challenge Kamaru Usman for the UFC welterweight championship on …read more

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Video: 'Ready to Rise' hypes up UFC 245 title fights led by Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington

UFC 245 will feature a trio of title fights, headlined by welterweight champion Kamaru Usman (15-1 MMA, 10-0 UFC), who is set to make his first title defense against former …read more

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Dan Lambert breaks down Colby Covington vs. Kamaru Usman

Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington will finally share the Octagon in the main event of UFC 245.
The two have been rumored to fight each other ever since Usman won the …read more

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Douglas Lima confident he’d find Kamaru Usman’s chin if given the chance

Douglas Lima (left) is a three-time Bellator welterweight champion. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Douglas Lima is one of the best welterweights in the world right now, but he …read more

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Tyron Woodley willing to fight Leon Edwards, but questions fan interest in matchup

After losing the welterweight title to Kamaru Usman earlier this year, Tyron Woodley is eager to get back into the cage. Unfortunately, many of his top-ranked welterweight rivals are currently …read more

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As a Default, Woodley Will Settle For Edwards Fight

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In a perfect world, Tyron Woodley says he would be fighting either Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington, Khabib Nurmagomedov or Israel Adesanya sometime down the road. …read more

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Kamaru Usman Not Impressed with Jorge Masvidal’s Recent Run of Success

Jorge Masvidal has been nominated alongside Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champ Israel Adesanya as the standout fighter in 2019, although current 170-pound champ Kamaru Usman says he is unimpressed with …read more

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Tyron Woodley Plans On Wiping Out Welterweight Division, Fighting Israel Adesanya

Tyron Woodley is a man with a plan. Woodley, who has not fought since he lost his welterweight title to Kamaru Usman at UFC 235 is still eyeing a rematch. …read more

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Kamaru Usman is not completely sold on Jorge Masvidal after UFC 244

UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman has given his thoughts on Jorge Masvidal and a potential showdown with “Gamebred” after UFC 244.

Usman is currently preparing for his main event showdown against …read more

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Kamaru Usman believes Jorge Masvidal is more hype than reality, but he’d be ‘very interested’ in a fight

Kamaru Usman | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Kamaru Usman isn’t hating on Jorge Masvidal’s recent success. But he also thinks it might be a little premature to call “Gamebred” …read more

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Douglas Lima says dream fight is Kamaru Usman, but Gegard Mousasi will do for now

Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima says his dream fight is a matchup against UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, but a fight against Gegard Mousasi will do for now.
Lima recently defeated …read more

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Usman More American Than Covington

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Fight for the rights of (almost) every man! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, embodies the American dream. Instead of being …read more

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Kamaru Usman plans to show Colby Covington ‘I am more American than he is’

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman feels that he is more American than his UFC 245 challenger Colby Covington, who is an outspoken patriot and supporter of Donald Trump.
Usman, who was …read more

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Kamaru Usman says he's 'absolutely more American' than Colby Covington

Kamaru Usman is not a fan of the political agenda that his UFC 245 opponent Colby Covington continues to push.
Covington, who’s an avid Donald Trump supporter, is often seen wearing …read more

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Helwani's MMA thoughts: Jorge Masvidal's biggest prize? Options

Jorge Masvidal should wait until after the Dec. 14 welterweight title match between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington before choosing his next fight. …read more

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Jorge Masvidal is ready to potentially step in at UFC 245

BMF title holder Jorge Masvidal has confirmed that he would be willing to step in and face either Kamaru Usman or Colby Covington in the main event of UFC 245 …read more

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Colby Covington accuses Kamaru Usman of EPO use.

The king of chaos, Colby Covington has accused his future opponent, Kamaru Usman of EPO use.
‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ is scheduled to defend his welterweight championship belt against Covington at UFC …read more

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UFC Champion Kamaru Usman Isn’t Joyful Over Ben Askren’s Skid

UFC welterweight titleholder Kamaru Usman and Ben Askren have had their issues, but “The Nigerian Nightmare” doesn’t take pleasure in seeing “Funky” fall. Askren entered the UFC with an 18-0, …read more

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Video: UFC 245’s Colby Covington accuses Kamaru Usman of using EPO

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“I have inside information that he was doing EPO for a couple years and that’s just that. That’s a fact. He …read more

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Colby Covington accuses Kamaru Usman of using EPO, welterweight champ fires back 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The war of words between UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington got more serious on Friday as the two went face-to-face for the …read more

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Kamaru Usman discusses Ben Askren’s recent loss to Demian Maia

It is no secret that current UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and former Bellator champion Ben Askren do not like each other.
‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ and ‘Funky’ have traded shots on …read more

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Kamaru Usman not triggered by Colby Covington's trolling at UFC 245 press conference

NEW YORK — It would be easy to say that Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington traded zings at the UFC 245 press conference on Friday.
But really, Covington was the …read more

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Colby Covington offers Kamaru Usman $25,000 to pass drug test on the spot (UFC 245 video)

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Colby Covington offered Kamaru Usman $25,000 to pee in a cup – on the spot – at the UFC 245 press conference on Friday in New …read more

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UFC 245 press conference faceoffs: Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington finally lock eyes

NEW YORK – The UFC 245 news conference went down Friday, featuring all six competitors from the mega-card’s three title fights.
That includes the main event for the Dec. 14 event …read more

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UFC 245 Championship Tripleheader Press Conference video

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Watch the UFC 245 press conference with Dana White, Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington, Max Holloway, Alexander Volkanovski, Amanda Nunes, and Germaine de Randamie on Friday, November 1 at …read more

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Jorge Masvidal: Whether it's Kamaru Usman or Colby Covington, 'I'm the ticket at 170'

NEW YORK – Jorge Masvidal doesn’t really care who’s standing across him inside the octagon.
Whether it’s UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman or Colby Covington, who are set to square off …read more

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Douglas Lima Confident He Would Knockout Kamaru Usman If They Fought

Douglas Lima hopes the UFC and Bellator can do a cross-promotion fight so he can fight Kamaru Usman. The now three-time Bellator welterweight champion knows every promotion has top fighters …read more

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Douglas Lima wants Bellator to co-promote with UFC, thinks he'd beat fellow champ Kamaru Usman

Douglas Lima is on top of the world right now, and thinks he can beat any welterweight out there.
Lima (32-7 MMA, 14-3 BMMA) won Bellator’s 170-pound grand prix, a $1 …read more

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Edwards Vs Woodley In Talks To Co-Headline Mac Comeback

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If the UFC transport bus flipped over and killed every available welterweight except for Kamaru Usman and Leon Edwards, the …read more

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See the official UFC 245 poster that features all three title fights

The UFC’s final pay-per-view of 2019 will feature three big title fights, and now the event has an official poster.
The much anticipated grudge match between welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and …read more

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Jorge Masvidal and Ben Askren join forces to bash Kamaru Usman

Jorge Masvidal and Ben Askren have never gotten along, but that doesn’t mean they can’t come together to roast a mutual nemesis.
The enemy of my enemy is my friend, as …read more

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Darren Till Says Kamaru Usman Has Edge Over Colby Covington at UFC 245

Outspoken former Ultimate Fighting Championship interim welterweight champion Colby Covington is set to face off against current 170-pound king Kamaru Usman at UFC 245 inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las …read more

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Darren Till Says Colby Covington Is An Idiot, But A ‘Terrific Fighter’

Darren Till is looking past Colby Covington’s antics to give him props as a fighter. Covington is scheduled to challenge Kamaru Usman for the UFC welterweight title. The championship clash …read more

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Covington won’t leave ATT, even though ‘everybody in the gym’s jealous of me’

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The former UFC interim welterweight champion and current title contender is getting ready to face Kamaru Usman at UFC 245, …read more

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Jorge Masvidal to Usman & Covington: Shut Up & Fight

Jorge Masvidal has a simple message for both UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington: shut up and fight. Kamaru Usman will be defending his welterweight championship against Colby …read more

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Colby Covington: Fight with Tyron Woodley would have been bigger than Kamaru Usman

Colby Covington believes he lost out on the Tyron Woodley fight.
When Woodley was welterweight champion, Covington (15-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC) continuously called him out, and almost got the opportunity to …read more

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White: Colby Is A ‘Big Mouthed F—king Idiot’

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Despite Colby Covington getting the welterweight title shot he wanted against current champion Kamaru Usman at UFC 245 this December, …read more

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Dana White rips into Colby Covington: ‘He’s a big mouth (expletive) idiot”

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Colby Covington blasted UFC president Dana White recently, saying there was no way he would wrap the belt around Covington’s waist if he defeats Kamaru Usman at UFC …read more

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Dana White responds to Colby Covington: ‘He’s a big mouthed f*cking idiot’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Colby Covington doesn’t want Dana White wrapping the welterweight title around his waist with a win over Kamaru Usman at UFC 245, and the UFC …read more

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Colby Covington Warns Dana White That He’ll ‘Slap Him in the Face’ with Belt

Colby Covington gets his chance to fight for the Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight title when he takes on Kamaru Usman for the undisputed title on Dec. 14 and has warned …read more

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Covington threatens to ‘slap’ White in the face with UFC belt

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Colby Covington might just get in a scrap with Dana White after fighting Kamaru Usman. Do not expect to see …read more

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Colby Covington warns Dana White not to wrap the belt around his waist if he wins at UFC 245

Colby Covington has made it clear he doesn’t want UFC president, Dana White wrapping the belt around his waist at UFC 245 if he proves victorious against Kamaru Usman.
In the …read more

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Colby Covington Says He’d Slap Dana White If He Tries To Put Title On Him At UFC 245

if Colby Covington takes the UFC welterweight title from Kamaru Usman, he does not want Dana White to put the gold around his waist. Covington is set to compete for …read more

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For UFC 245, Colby Covington working with elite wrestler who 'used to wipe the mats' with Kamaru Usman

Colby Covington is revisiting his roots in his UFC 245 training camp.
He brought in a familiar face to the gym, NCAA All-American wrestler Patrick Downey, in preparation for his upcoming …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk Wants Kamaru Usman to Beat Up Colby Covington at UFC 245

The much-anticipated grudge match between Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweights Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington is set to take place at UFC 245 on Dec. 14. Covington’s fellow American Top Team …read more

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ATT Teammate Joanna Jedrzejczyk Wants Kamaru Usman to Beat Up Colby Covington at UFC 245

The much-anticipated grudge match between Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweights Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington is set to take place at UFC 245 on Dec. 14. Covington’s fellow American Top Team …read more

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UFC announces championship triple-header for UFC 245 in Las Vegas

UFC’s final Pay-Per-View event of 2019 will feature three blockbuster world championship bouts. In a highly anticipated welterweight championship grudge match, Kamaru Usman defends against No. 2 ranked contender Colby …read more

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Jedrzejczyk wants Kamaru Usman to put a beating on teammate Colby Covington

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“I shouldn’t say this because you always should support your people, but Colby is not a friend, he’s just acting …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk Rooting For Usman Over Covington At UFC 245

Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Colby Covington may be teammates, but she’ll be rooting for Kamaru Usman. Covington and Usman will do battle at UFC 245 on Dec. 14. “Chaos” will be …read more

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Joannna Jedrzejczyk hopes Kamaru Usman beats Colby Covington’s ‘ass’ at UFC 245

Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Colby Covington are teammates at American Top Team but that doesn’t mean she will be rooting for him in his next fight.
At UFC 245, Covington will be …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk wants Kamaru Usman to beat Colby Covington’s ass (video)

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Former UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk typically isn’t one to talk out against a teammate, but she …read more

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