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UFC 268: Usman vs Covington 11/06/2021 Odds, Picks and Predictions

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UFC 268 Usman vs Covington 11-06-2021 Odds Picks and Predictions

UFC 268: Usman vs Covington 11/06/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship will be beginning the month with their most intense fight card with UFC 268 happening this Saturday, November 6. This event will be held at the Madison Square Garden in New York City, United States. Fans can watch the fights through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. The main event will put the welterweight title on the line. Kamaru Usman is the defending champion and he will battle inside the octagon against the top welterweight contender in Colby Covington. This will be the second time both fighters face inside the cage. It is forecasted in UFC betting odds that Kamaru Usman will be the favored fighter against Colby Covington and keep the welterweight title.

UFC 268: Usman vs Covington 11/06/2021

When: Saturday, November 6, 10:00 PM ET
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 268: Usman vs Covington 11/06/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Kamaru Usman +245 Colby Covington -290

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Kamaru Usman

Kamaru Usman goes by the ring name of “The Nigerian Nightmare” and this fighter hails from Delray Beach, Florida in the United States. He has been representing the Sanford MMA fight stable in his professional bouts. Usman is a 34-year-old fight veteran and this natural welterweight has only been defeated once in 20 professional bouts. He stands at six feet and those wins are divided into nine knockouts, nine submissions and one submission. Since coming to the UFC, Usman has never been defeated in 14 bouts. He won the belt against Tyron Woodley in March 2019 and has defended the title successfully four times. His most recent win was a knockout against Jorge Masvidal in the second round during UFC 261.

Colby Covington

Colby Covington is a 33-year-old fighter and he came all the way from Springfield, Oregon in the United States. This natural welterweight has been sharpening his fighting skills at the MMA Masters fight stable. Covington stands at five-foot-eleven and will be coming to this match carrying a professional fighting record of 16-2. His wins are split into eight decisions, four submissions, and four knockouts. After losing to Kamaru Usman in a title fight, he took on Tyron Woodley in UFC Fight Night 178 in September 2020. Covington won that match by a technical knockout after Woodley suffered a rib injury in the fifth round.

Usman vs Covington Betting Numbers

Usman
Covington
Record 19-1-0 16-2-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country USA USA
Height 6’0″ 5’11”
Weight (lbs) 170 170
Reach (in) 76 72
Win by KO/TKO 47% 25%
Win by Submission 5% 25%
Decisions 47% 50%
Strikes landed per minute 4.63 4.12
Striking accuracy 54% 38%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.40 2.86
Striking defense 57% 55%
Takedown average 3.27 4.61
Takedown accuracy 48% 50%
Takedown defense 100% 75%
Submission average 0.10 0.10

Usman vs Covington Betting Picks

This is going to be an interesting matchup as we will witness how Colby Covington will adjust from their previous encounter. Nonetheless, Kamaru Usman remains the best bet to win in the top online sportsbook but do not be surprised if this goes to the judges’ scorecards.