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UFC 268: Kamaru Usman beats Covington via decision, retains welterweight title

Kamaru Usman has defeated Colby Covington by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-7, 49-46) to retain the UFC welterweight championship.

After their rematch at UFC 268 at the Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Usman described Covington as a tough opponent.

Usman won their first fight with a fifth-round knockout.

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He also acknowledged that Covington has improved from their first bout.

Kamaru Usman subsequently proclaimed himself the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, Covington “the second-best guy” in the division.

On his part, Covington admitted that Usman had a better night.

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