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The most polarizing personality in the world of mixed martial arts today, Colby Covington is one of the top welterweights in UFC. Notorious for his trash-talking during fight promotion, Colby Covington is nothing but a savage inside the UFC octagon.
After a decorated wrestling career, Colby Covington made his MMA debut against Chris Ensley in 2012. Colby Covington made his MMA debut in 2014 against Anying Wang. Colby Covington has beaten some of the UFC legends such as Demian Maia and Rafael Dos Anjos. Covington won the interim welterweight champion by beating RDA at UFC 225. However, he lost his title fight against Kamaru Usman at UFC 245.
Colby Covington portrays a heel gimmick, which has worked wonders for hi. At one point, UFC even considered releasing Covington, but now he is one of the biggest names in the company.
Though Colby Covington has not won many titles in his mixed martial arts career he has been a decorated wrestler at Oregan State University. Colby Covington might just be the best wrestler in UFC welterweight division at the moment. Colby Covington won the National Junior College Athletic Association championship at Iowa Central Community College. He is an NCAA All American at Oregan State University. Covington was the first wrestler to have an unbeaten record of 34-0 at Central Iowa Community College.
Colby Covington won the UFC interim welterweight champion by beating Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC 225. He also went on to fight for the undisputed welterweight title against Kamaru Usman at UFC 245. Unfortunately, Covington lost that fight via 5th round TKO.
Colby Covington has some huge wins in his UFC career against the likes of Demian Maia, Rafael Dos Anjos, Robbie Lawler. His title fight with Kamaru Usman was one of the best fights of 2019 despite the result not going in his favor.
Colby Covington has only two losses in his UFC career. He lost to Warlley Alves in 2015 via the first-round submission. And he lost the massive grudge match against Kamaru Usman via 5th round TKO.
Colby Covington has earned $1,439,000k throughout his UFC career. He earned the biggest fight purse of his career for his title fight against Kamaru Usman, which is $580,000k( $50,000 fight of the Night bonus, $30,000k fight week incentives).
Colby Covington has endorsement deals with huge brands such as Bang Energy Drinks, Fusion CBD, My Bookie, Alienware, and Art of Sport.