• Keith Walsh

UFC 245: Usman vs Covington Preview


The last UFC PPV of 2019 is this Saturday night, and its going to be a good one! Three championship fights, thats right THREE championship fights! On top of the three Championship fights we also have two legends of the sport on the card as well. You are not going to want to miss any of this action on Saturday night.


The main event of the evening is a fight a long time coming as the Welterweight title is on the line. Colby Covington vs Kamaru Usman will finally go head to head in what should be an epic matchup. These two do not like each other one bit and there is plenty of bad blood. Covington is coming off a great performance and win in his last fight against Robbie Lawler back in August. As for Usman, he is coming off his title win over Tyron Woodley back in March.


The co-main event is a Featherweight title fight between Max Holloway and Alexander Volkanovski.


As for the third title fight of the night, we have a women's bantamweight bout between the champion Amanda Nunes and Germaine De Randamie.


Here is a look at the fight card starting with the Early Prelims...


Early Prelims on ESPN+:6:15pm


Welterweight Bout: Punahele Soriano(6-0-0) vs Oskar Piechota(11-2-1)

Women's Flyweight Bout: Jessica Eye(14-7-0, 1NC) vs Viviane Araujo(8-1-0)

Flyweight Bout: Brandon Moreno(15-5-1) vs Kai Kara-France(20-7-0, 1NC)

Featherweight Bout: Chase Hooper(6-0-1) vs Daniel Teymur(7-3-0)


Prelims on ESPN2-8:00pm


Welterweight Bout: Matt Brown(21-16-0) vs Ben Saunders(22-12-2)

Middleweight Bout: Ian Heinisch(13-2-0) vs Omari Akhmedov(19-4-1)

Women's Bantamweight Bout: Ketlen Vieira(10-0-0) vs Irene Aldana(11-5-0)

Welterweight Bout: Geoff Neal(12-2-0) vs Mike Perry(13-5-0)


Main Card on PPV/ESPN+:10:00pm


Bantamweight Bout: Petr Yan(13-1-0) vs Urijah Faber(35-10-)

Bantamweight Bout: Marlon Moraes(22-6-1) vs Jose Aldo(28-5-0)

Women's Bantamweight Championship: Amanda Nunes(18-4-0) vs Germaine de Randamie(9-3-0)

Featherweight Championship Bout: Max Holloway(21-4-0) vs Alexander Volkanovski(20-1-0)

Welterweight Championship Bout: Kamaru Usman(15-1-0) vs Colby Covington(15-1-0)


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