She claimed the title at UFC 200 in July 2016, submitting Miesha Tate via rear-naked choke. This was 504th event in Ultimate Fighting Championship history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and TUF finales. Poirier To White: Stop Playing Games, Send Contract! The blueprint for beating Holloway may be out of the bag now.
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UFC 245: Covington Talks Usman, His Career And His Development As A Mixed Martial Artist Watch Colby Covington talk about UFC 245 and much more. contender’s mind.

But in that moment, [I thought], I’m gonna be the champion in the UFC. Covington's wrestling attack is based on overwhelming his opponent with so much volume they eventually succumb to his will.

I’m gonna beat her in the future.”, Kamaru Usman (champion) vs. Colby Covington, welterweight, Max Holloway (champion) vs. Alexander Volkanovski, featherweight, Amanda Nunes (champion) vs. Germaine de Randamie, women’s bantamweight, José Aldo vs. Marlon Moraes, bantamweight, Irene Aldana vs. Ketlen Vieira, women’s bantamweight, Matt Brown vs. Ben Saunders, welterweight, Chase Hooper vs. Daniel Teymur, featherweight, Kai Kara-France vs. Brandon Moreno, flyweight, Jessica Eye vs. Viviane Araujo, women’s flyweight, Oskar Piechota vs. Punahele Soriano, middleweight, READ NEXT: How to Watch UFC PPV Events Through ESPN Plus. [4], A UFC Featherweight Championship bout between the current champion Max Holloway and Alexander Volkanovski took place as the co-main event. Geoff Neal will face "Platinum" Mike Perry at UFC 245.

It was a huge moment for all of us. In the UFC 245 PPV co-main event, reigning featherweight champion, Max Holloway, will pull $350,000 for what could prove to be a 25-minute showdown against rising 145-pound contender, Alexander Volkanovski, who gets $250,000 win or lose. Holloway is still on a 14-fight win streak at 145 pounds that stretches back to a 2013 loss to a young McGregor.

Most anticipated will be the Lightweight title with Khabib and Mcgregor going toe to toe and fist to fist. The figures below are base salaries reported to the commission and do not reflect entire compensation packages for the event.

But none of that is really a reason to believe that she'll be able to withstand Nunes power any better than she did back then. Remember that will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 245 fight card this weekend RIGHT HERE, starting with the Fight Pass/ESPN+ “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6:15 p.m. But I was very happy about the moment. UFC 245: Usman vs. Covingtonwas a mixed martial artsevent produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championshipthat took place on December 14, 2019 at T-Mobile Arenain Paradise, Nevada, part of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Area, United States. Looking at their wrestling, it would appear that Usman is one of the few who might not be afraid to match Covington on the mat. [11], At the weigh-ins, former UFC Women's Flyweight Championship challenger Jessica Eye failed to make weight, coming in at 131 pounds, five pounds over the flyweight non-title fight limit of 126 pounds. Despite having over two months before the event, promotion officials elected to remove Lawler from the card entirely instead of having him face a replacement. The Korean Zombie, The Ultimate Fighter: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians, "UFC 245 bonuses, live gate, & attendance revealed", "UFC announces fourth quarter schedule for 2019", "The UFC announces events for Moscow, Singapore, Busan and more", "Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington to headline UFC 245", "Max Holloway vs. Alexander Volkanovski set for UFC 245", "Amanda Nunes to defend bantamweight title vs. Germaine de Randamie at UFC 245", "UFC Fight Night 31 results, photos: Amanda Nunes pounds out Germaine De Randamie", "Santiago Ponzinibbio out of UFC 245 fight vs. Robbie Lawler", "Kiwi Kai Kara-France books fight against Sergio Pettis at UFC 245 in Las Vegas", "Free agency puts Sergio Pettis vs Kai Kara-France 'on hold' for UFC 245", "Kai Kara-France to fight Brandon Moreno at UFC 245, Sergio Pettis now testing free agency", "UFC 245 weigh-in results: all but one fighter makes weight", "UFC 245 salaries: Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington top list of disclosed paydays",, Articles with Dutch-language sources (nl), Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Decision (unanimous) (48–47, 48–47, 50–45), Decision (unanimous) (49–44, 49–46, 49–45), Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28), Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 30–27, 29–28), This page was last edited on 30 September 2020, at 08:49. Powered by.

Ben Saunders: $35,000, Chase Hooper: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus) def.