Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman beat Colby Covington by unanimous resolution (48-47, 48-7, 49-46) to retain the UFC welterweight championship on Sunday.
That is the second time Kamaru has defeated Covington. Sunday’s rematch was held at UFC 268 on the Madison Sq. Backyard in New York, US.
Usman had received the primary battle with a fifth-round knockout however admitted that his opponent had gotten higher after the primary defeat.
The Nigerian Nightmare after the sport declared himself as one of the best pound-for-pound fighter globally, and Covington as “the second-best man” within the division.
Covington, on his half, admitted that Usman had a greater battle.