A rivalry will probably be settled at UFC 272, as Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington will conflict inside Las Vegas’ T-Cellular Area on March 5.
Masvidal made his MMA debut in 2003 and joined the UFC in 2013. He’s 12-8 for the promotion. Masvidal’s win towards Ben Askren elevated his standing due to him touchdown the quickest knockout in UFC historical past.
Inside Madison Sq. Backyard, Masvidal beat Nate Diaz for the BMF title. He then misplaced to Kamaru Usman in a number of fights for the UFC welterweight title. The primary bout, at UFC 251, was a last-minute affair for Masvidal as a substitute opponent. The second combat was at UFC 261, with Usman knocking him out.
Covington joined the UFC in 2014. A former interim UFC welterweight champion, Covington is 2-2 in his final 4 fights. He beat Robbie Lawler, acquired knocked out by champion Usman at UFC 245, took out former champion Tyron Woodley, and misplaced a rematch to Usman at UFC 268 by way of unanimous choice.
Here is how a lot the previous teammates are set to earn on Saturday.
When is UFC 272: Colby Covington vs. Jorge Masvidal?
- Date: Saturday, March 5
- Begin time: 6 p.m. ET
- Prelims: 8 p.m. ET
- Most important card (PPV): 10 p.m. ET
- Most important occasion: 12:15 a.m. ET (approx.)
UFC 272: Colby Covington vs. Jorge Masvidal will happen Saturday, March 5, with the early prelims kicking off the occasion at 6 p.m. ET. The prelims will start at 8 p.m. ET and the primary card will begin at 10 p.m. ET. Covington and Masvidal ought to enter the Octagon round midnight ET, relying on the size of the undercard bouts.
The way to watch UFC 272: Covington vs. Masvidal
- TV channels: ESPN, ESPN Deportes
- Reside stream: ESPN+
The primary card for UFC 272 is out there within the U.S. on the ESPN+ subscription streaming service for a pay-per-view price. That portion of the occasion begins at 10 p.m. ET.
Earlier fights are viewable stay on ESPN, the WatchESPN app and, for the early prelims, on UFC Struggle Go.
In Canada, the primary card pay-per-view is out there on Bell, Rogers, Shaw, SaskTel, Videotron, Telus, Eastlink and UFC PPV on UFC Struggle Go.
Colby Covington vs. Jorge Masvidal combat purse, prize cash
The official UFC 272 purse has not but been revealed, however earlier payouts for Covington and Mavidal may present some perception as to how a lot they’ll earn.
At UFC 268, Covington fought UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in a rematch for the title inside Madison Sq. Backyard. Covington reportedly made $532,000 for the combat. In opposition to Usman at UFC 261, Masvidal was estimated to make about $532,000.
It needs to be famous that Covington is not going to be receiving pay-per-view factors for this combat.
“I forgoed the pay-per-view,” Covington said throughout media day, per MMA Junkie. “I don’t care concerning the pay-per-view for this combat. It is a private combat. I need to come and placed on a present for the UFC and present that I’m deserving of being a lifetime UFC fighter.”
What’s Colby Covington’s internet price?
In line with Sportskeeda, Covington’s internet price is about $2 million, with profession earnings of about $1,879,000. Covington has all kinds of endorsements which have added to his worth.
What’s Jorge Masvidal’s internet price?
Masvidal’s internet price is round $6 million, per Sportskeeda. His profession earnings are round $4 million. Masvidal’s has an endorsement take care of Reebok and he additionally earns a revenue by way of his El Recuerdo de Oaxaca Joven Mezcal model.
UFC 272 combat card
Most important card (10 p.m. ET)
- Colby Covington vs. Jorge Masvidal; welterweights
- Rafael dos Anjos vs. Renato Moicano
- Edson Barboza vs. Bryce Mitchell; featherweights
- Kevin Holland vs. Alex Oliveira; welterweights
- Greg Hardy vs. Sergey Spivak; heavyweights
Prelims (8 p.m. ET)
- Jalin Turner vs. Jamie Mullarkey; lightweights
- Marina Rodriguez vs. Yan Xionan; strawweights
- Nicolae Negumereanu vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu; gentle heavyweights
- Maryna Moroz vs. Mariya Agapova; flyweights
Struggle Go prelims (6 p.m. ET)
- Brian Kelleher vs. Umar Nurmagomedov; featherweights
- Tim Elliott vs. Tagir Ulanbekov; flyweights
- Jessica Eye vs. Manon Fiorot; flyweights
- Ludovit Klein vs. Devonte Smith; lightweights
- Dustin Jacoby vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk; gentle heavyweights
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