Pros react to Colby Covington vs. Kamaru Usman at UFC 245

Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington, Ben Askren

A welterweight title fight between Colby Covington and Kamaru Usman headlined tonight’s UFC 245 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Kamaru Usman had claimed the promotions coveted welterweight title at March’s UFC 235 event, this after scoring a lopsided unanimous decision victory over Tyron Woodley.

Meanwhile, Colby Covington was coming off a dominant decision victory over former title holder Robbie Lawler in his most recent effort in August.

Tonight’s highly anticipated UFC 245 main event between bitter rivals Colby Covington and Kamaru Usman proved to be an absolute barn burner as ‘Chaos’ and ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ went to absolute war inside the Octagon. After four very close back and forth rounds of action, Usman was able to turn the tide in round five dropping Covington on multiple occasions. After the second knockdown, Usman was able to finish Covington with ground and pound.

Official UFC 245 Result: Kamaru Usman def. Colby Covington by TKO in Round 5

Check out how the pros reacted tonight’s UFC 245 headliner below:

https://twitter.com/BrianTcity/status/1206099123297906694

https://twitter.com/NateDiaz209/status/1206100950953287680

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Who would you like to see Kamaru Usman fight next following his TKO victory over Colby Covington at tonight’s UFC 245 event in Las Vegas? Sound off in the comment section PENN Nation!

This article first appeared on BJPENN.com December 14, 2019

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