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Watch: Colby Covington weighs in as UFC 286 backup fighter

Should there be any last minute hitches ahead of Saturday’s UFC 286 main event, Colby Covington is on hand to answer the call.  Rumours that the former multiple-time world title challenger had travelled to London as a potential replacement fighter were confirmed at Friday’s early weigh-ins in the English capital when ‘Chaos’ stepped on the

Watch: Colby Covington weighs in as UFC 286 backup fighter

Ought to there be any final minute hitches forward of Saturday’s UFC 286 essential occasion, Colby Covington is available to reply the decision. 

Rumours that the previous multiple-time world title challenger had travelled to London as a possible alternative fighter had been confirmed at Friday’s early weigh-ins within the English capital when ‘Chaos’ stepped on the scales to register welterweight championship weight of 170-pounds forward of tomorrow evening’s trilogy struggle between champion Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman.

UFC officers had been tight-lipped as to Covington’s potential involvement, with each Edwards and Usman additionally apparently unaware of Covington’s attendance on the occasion once they had been questioned about it throughout Thursdays pre-fight press convention. At this level, although, it seems unlikely that Covington will truly compete on condition that each Edwards and Usman efficiently made weight on Friday morning — however as was confirmed just lately by Alexander Volkanovski, showing as a back-up fighter at an occasion — even in case you aren’t used — is an efficient method of doubtless cementing a future world title shot.

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