UFC 268: Usman vs Covington 2 Results

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UFC 268, Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington

UFC 268 went down at the Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday night. In the main event, Kamaru Usman defeated Colby Covington by unanimous decision in a close encounter to defend his welterweight crown. ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ started off impressively, dominating his arch-rival in the first two rounds, but ‘Chaos’ made a surprising comeback in the later rounds to make things highly competitive.

In the co-main event, strawweight champion Rose Namajunas retained her title by beating Zhang Weili via a razor close split decision after a five-round war. Elsewhere on the UFC 268 main card, Marlon Vera brutally knocked out Frankie Edgar with a highlight-reel front kick in the third round, Shane Burgos defeated Billy Quarantillo by unanimous decision and Justin Gaethje returned to winning ways with a unanimous decision win against Michael Chandler after a three-round high octane battle.

Results

Main Card

Kamaru Usman defeats Colby Covington via unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 49-46)

Rose Namajunas defeats Zhang Weili via split-decision (47-48, 48-47, 49-46).

Marlon Vera defeats Frankie Edgar via third round knockout (3:50)

Shane Burgos defeats Billy Quarantillo via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Justin Gaethje defeats Michael Chandler via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 30–27)

Prelims

Alex Pereira defeats Andreas Michailidis via second-round TKO (0:18)

Bobby Green defeats Al Iaquinta via first-round TKO (2:25)

Chris Curtis defeats Phil Hawes via first-round knockout (4:27)

Nassourdine Imavov defeats Edmen Shahbazyan via second-round TKO (4:42)

Early Prelims

Ian Garry defeats Jordan Williams via first-round knockout (4:59)

Chris Barnett defeats Gian Villante via second-round TKO (2:23)

Dustin Jacoby defeats John Allan via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Melsik Baghdasaryan defeats Bruno Souza via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Ode Osbourne defeats Carlos Vergara via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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