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UFC Fight Night 178: Covington vs Woodley 09/19/2020 Odds, Picks and Predictions

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UFC Fight Night 178 Covington vs Woodley 09-19-2020 Odds Picks and Predictions

UFC Fight Night 178: Covington vs Woodley 09/19/2020 –The Ultimate Fighting Championship is holding no punches this month as they are featuring another action-packed event with UFC Fight Night 178. This fight card will be held inside the closed-door venue of the UFC Apex located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans can get to watch the matches through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. The main event will be featuring two former welterweight champions clashing as the second-ranked welterweight contender Colby Covington takes on Tyron Woodley for the right to fight reigning champion Kamaru Usman. It is seen by UFC Odds that the struggling Tyron Woodley is going to be the underdog against Colby Covington.

UFC Fight Night 178: Covington vs Woodley 09/19/2020

When: Saturday, September 19, 8:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 178: Covington vs Woodley 09/19/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Colby Covington -350 Tyron Woodley +275

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Colby Covington

Colby Covington is a 32-year-old fighter that is known as “Chaos” inside the MMA cage and he hails from Springfield, Oregon. He is a natural welterweight and this five-foot-eleven fighter trains at the American Top Team. Covington’s professional MMA record now stands at 15-2 with five wins through submissions and eight taken from judges’ decisions. He has been fighting in the UFC since August 2014 and has 12 fights in the organization. He only lost twice in his career and his last fight came just in December 2019 against the defending champion Kamaru Usman. The fight went to five rounds but Covington got knocked out at the 4:10 mark.

Tyron Woodley

Tyron Woodley is known as “The Chosen One” and the former UFC welterweight champion came all the way from St. Louis, Missouri. He stands at five-foot-nine his skills are being polished at the American Top Team Evolution. Woodley has an impressive 19-5 professional MMA record with seven wins through knockouts while five came from submissions. His career in the UFC started in February 2013 and had 14 fights in which he lost only four times. He has been struggling lately and after losing to Kamaru Usman in March 2019 at UFC on ESPN 9, Woodley was not able to make a comeback losing to Gilbert Burns in UFC on ESPN 9 just this May 2020 via unanimous decision.

Covington vs Woodley Betting Numbers

Covington
Woodley
Record 15-2-0 19-5-1
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country USA USA
Height 5’11” 5’9″
Weight (lbs) 170 lbs 170 lbs
Reach (inches) 72″ 74″
Win by KO/TKO 13% 39%
Win by Submission 33% 26%
Decisions 53% 37%
Strikes landed per minute 4.17 2.38
Striking accuracy 37% 49%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.02 2.65
Striking defense 55% 56%
Takedown average 4.91 1.11
Takedown accuracy 51% 39%
Takedown defense 78% 90%
Submission average 0.20 0.40

Covington vs Woodley Betting Picks

Colby Covington is coming in as the heavy favorites to win this UFC Fight Night 178 against Tyron Woodley. Online Betting sees that this match will go a full five rounds with Covington getting the nods of all the judges.