Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington

The UFC closes out its pay-per-view schedule for 2019 tonight with UFC 245. The ESPN+ streaming PPV card features three title fights at the top of the card.

The main event of the card sees Kamaru Usman putting his UFC welterweight title on the line against No. 2 ranked contender Colby Covington.

Here are some stats, facts and numbers for the upcoming matchup between Usman and Covington.

UFC 245 takes place Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN2 and early prelims on UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+.

Kamaru Usman:

Usman’s career record is 15-1.

Usman’s UFC record is 10-0.

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Usman average fight time is 15:55.

Usman scores 0.28 knockdowns per 15 minutes of action.

PROMOTED

Usman has a striking accuracy of 54.1percent.

Usman lands 4.20 significant strikes per minute.

Usman’s striking defense is 57.7 percent.

Usman absorbs 1.60 significant strikes per minute.

Usman has a takedown accuracy of 50.6 percent.

Usman averages 3.96 takedowns per 15 minutes of action.

Usman has a takedown defense of 100 percent.

Usman averages 0.19 submission attempts per 15 minutes.

Usman has been awarded two “Performance of the Night” bonuses.

Usman has six career knockout wins and one submission victory.

Usman is on a 14-fight winning streak.

Usman has three career first-round finishes.

Usman has the second longest winning streak in UFC welterweight history with 10 straight wins.

Usman has the largest significant strike differential in UFC welterweight history. He was +107 against Tyron Woodley.

Usman’s significant strike differential of 2.6 per minute is the largest in UFC welterweight history.

Usman absorbs 1.6 significant strikes per minute, the lowest number among active UFC welterweights.

Usman has a takedown defense of 100 percent. He’s stopped all 17 takedown attempts from his opponents.

Usman lands 3.96 takedowns per 15 minutes, the second highest number among active UFC welterweights.

Usman’s 42 takedowns are sixth in UFC welterweight history.

Usman’s 12 takedowns against Rafael dos Anjos are the second most ever landed in a UFC welterweight contest.

Colby Covington:
Usman’s career record is 15-1.

Usman’s UFC record is 10-0.

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Usman average fight time is 15:55.

Usman scores 0.28 knockdowns per 15 minutes of action.

PROMOTED

Usman has a striking accuracy of 54.1percent.

Usman lands 4.20 significant strikes per minute.

Usman’s striking defense is 57.7 percent.

Usman absorbs 1.60 significant strikes per minute.

Usman has a takedown accuracy of 50.6 percent.

Usman averages 3.96 takedowns per 15 minutes of action.

Usman has a takedown defense of 100 percent.

Usman averages 0.19 submission attempts per 15 minutes.

Usman has been awarded two “Performance of the Night” bonuses.

Usman has six career knockout wins and one submission victory.

Usman is on a 14-fight winning streak.

Usman has three career first-round finishes.

Usman has the second longest winning streak in UFC welterweight history with 10 straight wins.

Usman has the largest significant strike differential in UFC welterweight history. He was +107 against Tyron Woodley.

Usman’s significant strike differential of 2.6 per minute is the largest in UFC welterweight history.

Usman absorbs 1.6 significant strikes per minute, the lowest number among active UFC welterweights.

Usman has a takedown defense of 100 percent. He’s stopped all 17 takedown attempts from his opponents.

Usman lands 3.96 takedowns per 15 minutes, the second highest number among active UFC welterweights.

Usman’s 42 takedowns are sixth in UFC welterweight history.

Usman’s 12 takedowns against Rafael dos Anjos are the second most ever landed in a UFC welterweight contest.

Colby Covington:

Covington’s career record is 15-1.

Covington’s UFC record is 10-1.

Covington average fight time is 13:54.

Covington scores 0.10 knockdowns per 15 minutes of action.

Covington has a striking accuracy of 56.9 percent.

Covington lands 3.90 significant strikes per minute.

Covington’s striking defense is 56.9 percent.

Covington absorbs 2.35 significant strikes per minute.

Covington has a takedown accuracy of 51.8 percent.

Covington averages 5.69 takedowns per 15 minutes of action.

Covington has a takedown defense of 78.3 percent.

Covington averages 0.20 submission attempts per 15 minutes.

Covington has four career wins by submission and three knockout victories.

Covington is on a seven-fight winning streak.

Covington has three career first-round finishes.

Covington has the third longest active winning streak in the UFC welterweight division.

Covington has the highest number of significant strikes landed in a UFC welterweight bout. He landed 179 significant strikes vs. Robbie Lawler.

Covington attempted 515 significant strikes against Lawler, a UFC record.

Covington lands 5.69 takedowns per 15 minutes which is the highest rate in UFC welterweight history.

Covington has landed 58 takedowns, which ranks him third in UFC welterweight history.

Covington is one of three UFC fighters to land 10 or more takedowns in two fights.

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