UFC 268 - Usman vs Covington 2 Predictions: What The Fighters Are Saying

Here's what the pro MMA/UFC fighters are predicting for UFC 268 - Usman vs Covington 2

UFC 268 is set to take place on Saturday November 6th from Madison Square Garden, but who are the top fighters in MMA predicting will win the main event between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington?

Covington enters the octagon on Saturday as the underdog against Usman, who has proven himself to be one of the most dominant Champions in modern mixed martial arts.

Here’s what the MMA community and pro fighters are saying about the upcoming Welterweight title clash at UFC 268 – Usman vs Covington 2.

Fellow Welterweight contender Vincente Luque recently gave his opinion on the main whilst speaking to John Hyon Ko of The AllStar.

“I’m going with Kamaru for the win” Luque revealed. “He’s looking great. He is definitely one of the greatest champions in the welterweight division. He’s evolving every single fight.

“It’s crazy how his boxing has improved in his last two fights especially in the (fight) with (Jorge) Masvidal. Knocking Masvidal out. Like that is not for anyone to do especially for someone that wasn’t a striker originally. I think he will get another knockout.”

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Usman vs Covington Who Will Win?

New UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Glover Teixeira has also given his opinion on the hotly anticipated rematch.

He said to BT Sport: “I don’t know. They’re both very tough. Colby Covington is a super tough kid. Kamaru Usman is on a roll.

“If you give me one hundred dollars and say ‘you have to bet this money’ I’ll bet on Kamaru Usman. It’s hard to say because Colby he’s – you know. Kamaru is just so smart.

“You see what he did with Masvidal in that first fight and you’re thinking, ‘Oh man, this fight might be a little different’ but then he went out there and knocked him out.”

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Khabib Gives His Prediction for Gaethje vs Chandler

Former UFC Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has also given his prediction for the Justin Gaethje vs Michael Chandler fight on the main card.

Speaking to Red Corner MMA, he stated that: “I think [it’s] 50-50. I think it’s gonna be like fireworks, you know? And I think 50-50 honestly. I don’t know. This fight, I don’t think anybody can say like, ‘Oh Chandler’s gonna win’ or ‘Oh, Justin’s gonna win.’

“They both [are] very good, they both have good wrestling. They both have fire on their hands. Only one thing that Justin is much, much better than Michael Chandler is his kicks. About all other things, they both are on same level.”

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