Sportsbook BetOnline.ag has released odds for the matchup. Chimaev and Colby both opened up at -110, making this a pick’em. It will be interesting to see how the line moves when and if the fight gets booked.
Fighter form coming into this matchup
Chimaev most recently appeared at UFC 273, taking on and defeating Gilbert Burns via Decision in a Welterweight bout. Chimaev went into the fight as the -550 heavy favorite. Both fighters were awarded a fight of the night performance bonus for their efforts. The win extended his winning streak to 11 in a row. Chimaev’s professional MMA record currently sits at 11-0.
Covington most recently appeared at UFC 272, taking on and defeating Jorge Masvidal via Decision in a Welterweight bout. Covington went into the fight as the -320 moderate favorite. Both fighters were awarded a fight of the night performance bonus for their efforts. The win marked a return to the win column for Covington. Covington’s professional MMA record currently sits at 17-3.
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Tale of the tape
|Khamzat “Borz” Chimaev||vs||Colby “Chaos” Covington|
|6’2″ (188cm)||Height||5’11” (180cm)|
|75.0″ (191cm)||Reach||72.0″ (183cm)|