Colby Covington is an American professional mixed martial arts fighter who competes under the renowned American MMA promotion, Ultimate Fighting Champions under the welterweight division.
He made his professional debut in 2012 and is currently reigning as well as defending interim welterweight champion.
Colby Covington's Career
Colby Covington was born on 22 February 1988 in Clovis, California, United States of America. He is of American nationality and started wrestling in his high school as well as college years. He later attended Oregon State University and received his bachelor's degree in sociology in 2011.
Before becoming a full-time MMA professional athlete, he had an impressive record of 5-0 before joining the famous American renowned MMA promotion, Ultimate Fighting Championships in the summer of 2014.
He made his debut against Anying Wang on August 23, 2014, during the UFC event, UFC Fight Night 48 and won his debut bout with a KO in the first round of the match.
Covington later faced off against Mike Pyle on May 23, 2015, at UFC Fight Night 56 by replacing Sean Spencer and won the bout via unanimous decision.
He took the upcoming MMA athlete, Max Griffin on August 20, 2016, during the UFC event, UFC 202 and won the match with a TKO in the third round of the match
The MMA athlete fought against Bryan Barbera that took place on December 17, 2016, on UFC on Fox 22 and won the match with a unanimous decision.
He later faces off against Demian Maia on October 28, 2017, at UFC event, UFC Fight Night 119 and won the match with a unanimous decision.
Covington won the interim Welterweight championship by defeating Rafael dos Anjos on June 9, 2018, and won the match by a unanimous decision to become the new champion.
Colby Covington's Net worth
The star and deadly MMA athlete, the 30-year-old American athlete, Colby Covington has amassed a ton of money through his impressive MMA professional career.
The outstanding winning records that he has compiled throughout his UFC stint, has to increase his bank balance and contributed extended his net worth.
Hence looking at his professional, it was reported according to several sources, his estimated net worth is estimated to be in the range of $ 4 million.