Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington are set for their second UFC showdown.
The pair last matched up on Dec. 14, 2019, in UFC 245. Usman, the UFC Welterweight champion, reached the fifth round against Covington, but took him out with a technical knockout on punches with 50 seconds left.
Usman has been on a roll since then, winning by unanimous decision, technical knockout and knockout in his past three matchups, while Covington was had just one fight since then, beating Tyron Woodley by TKO with a rib injury.
Here’s everything you need to know about the money on the line for the UFC 268 bout, including purse, prize money and the net worth of the two fighters.
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UFC 268 purse, prize money
The official figures on the purse have not been reported on the fight yet. The last time these two fought, they each made $500,000 for their main event. According to Sports Zion, before any possible deductions, Usman could earn between $1-$1.5 million.
What is Kamaru Usman’s net worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Usman has a net worth of about $3 million.
What is Colby Covington’s net worth?
Covington has not earned quite as much in his career as Usman. Celebrity Net Worth lists his net worth as $2 million.
Kamaru Usman’s career record
Usman has put together an impressive career to this point. He has an MMA record of 19-1, and he has not lost since May 24, 2013, in the CFA 11 against Jose Caceres. He has since won 18 straight matches, including a win against Covington in UFC 245 on Dec. 14, 2019. In his career, he has nine wins by knockout, one by submission and nine more decision wins.
Colby Covington’s career record
Covington will enter The Octagon with a record of 16-2 in his MMA career. Four of his wins are by knockout, four are by submission and eight are by decision. His first loss came back on Dec. 12, 2015, when he fell to Warlley Alves, but after winning seven straight, he lost to Usman in a TKO.