MMA Odds and Ends for Tuesday: Kamaru Usman calls out Colby Covington


Usman calls out Covington

Welterweight top contender Kamaru Usman posted on Twitter yesterday asking for a fight against fellow top contender Colby Covington. Both Usman and Covington come from elite wrestling backgrounds and have exploded up the rankings in the UFC welterweight division. Both fighters have also had problems getting opponents to accept fights against them and neither has been able to convince current champion Tyron Woodley to put his belt on the line against them.

A bout between the two contenders makes sense. Will it happen? We'll just have to wait and find out.

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Tags: odds and ends, rumors

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Brian Hemminger

Brian Hemminger

Brian Hemminger has been involved in MMA since 2007, and is highly regarded for his well-researched and knowledgeable interviews. He has hosted The Verbal Submission MMA podcast for three years and was a staff writer at MMAmania.com from 2011 to 2013 with an extensive background in live coverage, fight previews and post-fight analysis.

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