Colby Covington is a mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter of American origin. Born in 1988, Covington competed in several MMA organizations before signing a contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in 2014. Covington competes in the welterweight division, in which he has shown great and skill and determination. With a combination of wrestling and boxing skills, Covington has become a fearsome fighter in his weight class. One of the things that made Covington famous is his provocative personality and speaking style. He is known for his controversial comments and has often angered fans and fellow wrestlers. However, this approach also brought attention to his matches and helped build him a large fan base and following of haters.
Covington's most famous matchup was against former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. The rivalry between the two has developed over the years, with exchanges of insults and palpable tension. In 2020, Covington defeated Woodley by unanimous decision in a highly anticipated match. Covington is a fighter who divides opinion, but there is no denying his talent and his determination to achieve his goals. He has proven himself to be one of the best fighters in his division and continues to look for opportunities to move further up the welterweight rankings.