Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington could be next for the UFC welterweight belt.
Kamaru Usman shocked the world at UFC 235 when he absolutely dominated reigning UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. Now, Kamaru Usman is the kingpin over the 170 lbs division and he’s looking to leave a legacy behind to rival that of Georges St. Pierre and Tyron Woodley himself.
But with the newly acquired championship crown, Kamaru Usman now faces new trials and tribulations.
Colby Covington, a man who has quickly become known for his trolling behavior, is now seeking a bout with the newly crowned champ and he’s staking his claim by any means necessary.
After dominating the former champion at UFC 235, Kamaru Usman was confronted by Colby Covington, likely hoping to make noise and create a bigger story line by sparking some drama with the new welterweight king.
Kamaru Usman vs Colby Covington could be a great match up, especially considering that they have a fairly similar approach to fighting. If and when the two meet, the match would undoubtedly become a battle of wills between two men with chips on their shoulders, both believing they are the absolute best in the world.
Who do you think would win in a bout between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington.