Returning to a brilliant form against rival Tyron Woodley, Colby Covington aimed for two of the hottest UFC Welterweight names.
It took more than 2 years to be able to resolve the conflicts caused earlier, both Tyron Woodley and Colby Covington entered the main match with high vigor. Because both boxers are having a recent defeat.
Expected to play more explosive, Tyron Woodley could not make any mutation before Covington. Even the former Welterweight champion continued to be caught up in the striking technique of playing, timing the exact fall from the opponent.
The scenario of the previous two matches with Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns was repeated, Woodley was completely under the pressure of chaos. In the fourth half, Colby also launched more than 100 accurate hits with the number less than 10 of Tyron Woodley.
Discipline, composure, and standing ability have been markedly improved from Covington’s side, his attacks not only to scare the opponent as before soon creating cuts on Woodley’s face.
By the fifth half, a decisive situation occurred when Tyron tried to try to counter-attack from Covington with a guilotine choke. However, when he fell, Woodley suddenly complained of pain and asked to stop the match. Apparently a back or rib injury caused Woodley to give up, TKO victory is declared for Colby Covington.
Colby Covington did not forget to show his admiration for the United States, and sent a warning to defending champions Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal – two boxers who still have an unsolved “debt” to him.
“I would like to donate this victory to the soldiers in the US military, but to those in the front line against the epidemic. This world wouldn’t be safe without you guys, I’m tired of cowards like LeBron James. ” – Colby criticized the basketball superstar for supporting the “Black Live Matter” movement.
Immediately after the match, Colby Covington also received a congratulatory call from the incumbent US President Donald J. Trump. The 45th President of the United States also sent an appointment to win the championship title to the puncher as his “big fan”.
With this win, Colby Covington is sure to be in the top spot of Welterweight UFC. If it is good, he will have a match against Jorge Masvidal before looking for a chance to compete with the winner Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns.