Following a terrific operation against Robbie Lawler, ColbyChaos Covington appears to be getting his UFC welterweight title shot against KamaruThe Nigerian Nightmare Usman.
Both were not able to collide for two or three years in what might be a close battle now, however sportsbook BetOnline has Usman with Covington since the enormous favorite at -250. This fight hasnt been announced officially yet, but it seems that it will occur at Madison Square Garden on November 2 at UFC 244.
This would indicate the first time that Covington was a plus-money underdog from the UFC if the odds remain the same. Chaos closed with chances of -108 for Covington and -112 to get Maia as a dog contrary to Demian Maia, also Colby won that float.
Usman was preferred in eight of the last nine fights in the Octagon, using just his final fight for the title against Tyron Woodley seeing??The Nigerian Nightmare. He put on a performance in that fight to win the name and is presently a perfect 10-0 in the UFC.
I was shocked to see that the odds when they opened with Usman favored as Covington and a -300 favorite coming back at +230. To in which the chances are today the line moved in the favor of Covington, but I guessed judging by the first line movement, you might have the ability to acquire the winner at a number closer to the occasion and they ought to have been much nearer.
It is extremely difficult to predict exactly how this struggle will go as both of these competitors have styles in how they utilize work against the cage, wrestle and wear a rate to usually make a decision triumph. While Covington has finished four of the nine wins in the Octagon since Usman has completed just two of his 10 UFC struggles neither fighter has power in their own hands.
Due to the size I give the advantage to Usman complete though. Touch the other with strikes which heap up and always both men will look to have a grappling match that is solid and tire out the competition. Usman is quite a bit larger than Covington, that will offer him an edge in those clinches and grappling exchanges.?? Chaos may have but it might be too little, too late at this time.
Odds at BetOnline as of August 6
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