UFC welterweight champion and pound-for-pound fighter Kamaru Usman (19-1) will face second welterweight Colby Covington on Saturday at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. The fight will be available on ESPN +.
Usman, who has held the welterweight belt since his unanimous decision win over Tyron Woodley, will face Covington for a second time. The pair fought in December 2019 – a technical knockout win for Usman in the fifth round – and has been one of Usman’s four winning defenses since winning the title in March 2019.
UFC 268 USMAN VS. COVINGTON 2: Date, time, odds, PPV price, card and location
Covington’s defeat to Usman was his first since December 2015, when he lost to Warlley Alves by submission (guillotine choke). Covington has fought once since his defeat to Usman, defeating Woodley by TKO in September 2020.
Here’s everything you need to know about Usman vs. Covington 2, including start time, schedule and how to watch.
Kamaru Usman vs Colby Covington 2 PPV price
- $ 69.99 (current ESPN + subscribers)
- $ 89.98 (new subscribers)
In the US, the UFC 268 main card is available via pay-per-view on ESPN +, which also requires a subscription. The PPV price for UFC 260 is $ 69.99 for current subscribers. New subscribers can pay a bundle price of $ 89.98 for UFC 268 pay-per-view and an annual ESPN + subscription, which offers savings of more than 30 percent.
What time does Usman vs Covington start?
- Date: Saturday 6 November
- Event start: 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT
- PPV main board: 10:00 PM ET / 7:00 PM PT
- PPV main event: 12pm ET / 9pm PT (approximate)
UFC 268 will begin at 6 p.m. ET with preliminary fights before the main pay-per-view card begins at 10 p.m. ET. Usman and Covington are expected to enter the octagon around midnight ET, depending on the duration of the undercard fights.
Usman vs. Covington
- Kamaru Usman (c) versus Colby Covington for Usman’s UFC Welterweight Championship
- UFC women’s straw weights: Rose Namajunas (c) against Zhang Weili for the Namajunas championship
- Lightweights: Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Chandler
- Featherweights: Shane Burgos against Billy Quarantillo
- Bantamweight: Frankie Edgar vs. Marlon Vera
- Middleweight: Alex Pereira against Andreas Michailidis
- Lightweights: Al Iaquinta vs Bobby Green
- Middleweight: Phil Hawes vs. Chris Curtis
- Middleweight: Edmen Shahbazyan against Nassourdine Imavov
- Welterweight: Ian Garry vs. Jordan Williams
The first preliminaries
- Heavyweight: Gian Villante against Chris Barnett
- Light heavyweights: Aleksa Camur versus John Allan
- Flyweight: CJ Vergara against Ode ‘Osbourne
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