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UFC 272: Covington vs Masvidal 03/05/2022 Fight Analysis, Spread and Top Forecast

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UFC 272 Covington vs Masvidal 03-05-2022 Fight Analysis Spread and Top Forecast

UFC 272: Covington vs Masvidal 03/05/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to kick off the month with their biggest fight card with UFC 272 happening this coming March 5, Saturday. This event will take place inside the T-Mobile Arena located in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC Fight Pass and Pay Per View are the best ways to enjoy the matches from home. The top welterweight contender Colby Covington is looking for another title shot but he will still have a score to settle against Jorge Masvidal in the main event. The winner of this bout will be competing against the current champion, Kamaru Usman. According to UFC betting lines, Colby Covington is poised to win this battle against Jorge Masvidal.

UFC 272: Covington vs Masvidal 03/05/2022

When:Saturday, March 5, 10:00 PM ET
Where:T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC 272: Covington vs Masvidal 03/05/2022 Odds

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FighterOddsFighterOdds
Colby Covington-325Jorge Masvidal+265

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Colby Covington

Colby Covington is also known as “Chaos” whenever he steps inside the MMA cage and he resides in Springfield, Oregon in the United States. He has been representing the MMA Masters in his professional fights. Covington is a 34-year-old fighter and this five-foot-eleven welterweight carries a 16-3 professional MMA record. Half of his victories came from decisions and the other half are split into four submissions and four knockouts. Heading to this bout, Covington hopes to challenge Kamaru Usman again after losing to him twice in his last three matches. The only fight in between those bouts was a match with Tyron Woodley during UFC Fight Night 178.

Jorge Masvidal

Jorge Masvidal is a 37-year-old fight veteran and his hometown is located at Miami, Florida in the United States. He has sharpened his MMA skills at the famous American Top Team during his entire MMA career. Masvidal stands at five-foot-eleven and has an interesting ring name as “Gamebred”. His current professional record stands at 35-15 and he has 16 of those wins coming from devastating knockouts. Like his opponent, Masvidal has his last two matches lost against Kamaru Usman. The first was during UFC 251 and the most recent was a knockout loss in the second round during UFC 261 back in April 2021.

Covington vs Masvidal Betting Numbers

Covington
Masvidal
Record16-3-035-15-0
Last FightLossLoss
CountryUnited StatesUnited States
Height5’11”5’11”
Weight (lbs)170170
Reach (in)7274
Win by KO/TKO25%45%
Win by Submission25%6%
Decisions50%49%
Strikes landed per minute4.144.22
Striking accuracy38%48%
Striking absorbed per minute3.093.10
Striking defense55%65%
Takedown average4.101.54
Takedown accuracy46%59%
Takedown defense72%75%
Submission average0.100.30

Covington vs Masvidal Betting Picks

Both of these fighters are going to have to face each other to get a crack at Kamaru Usman for the third time. According to the best online sportsbook, Colby Covington is going to be that fighter and he should end the bout with a win over Jorge Masvidal through the help of the judges’ scorecards.