Headlining UFC 245 was a welterweight title grudge match between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington. After all the smack talk, it was time to back it up in the cage, and Covington wasn’t able to do so. After a competitive first few rounds, Usman took over and got a 5th round TKO to defend his belt.
Watch highlights of the title fight below, along with a snippet from our play-by-play of the event:
Round 5 - Covington with an overhand left. Usman with a strafing head kick. Covington with a jab. Nice uppercut from Colby. Body kick from Usman. Covington with a big three-punch combo! Straight left. Usman returns it. Covington with two more big lefts. Usman with a body punch. Usman touches him with the left. Straight left from Covington. Head kick is blocked. Usman digs to the body. Covington with an inside leg kick. Left from Colby, hard right from Usman! He’s bringing the pressure! Colby is hurt! Two more big shots from Usman. USMAN DROPS COVINGTON WITH A STRAIGHT RIGHT! HE’S BACK UP AND DOWN AGAIN! USMAN JUMPS ON HIM AND POUNDS HIM OUT! WHAT A FINISH!
Kamaru Usman defeated Colby Covington via TKO (strikes), 4:10 of round 5