UFC 272: Jorge Masvidal vs. Colby Covington welterweight match announced as headliners

Former friends Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington will have the chance to settle their differences inside the cage. The two — one of the biggest rivalries currently in the UFC — have been announced as the headliners the UFC 272 card at the T-Mobile Arena on March 5.

Covington is No. 1 in the UFC’s welterweight rankings. Masvidal sits sixth in the division. Masvidal is coming off back-to-back losses at the hands of welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, the most recent of which was at UFC 261 last April. Covington unsuccessfully challenged Usman for the belt at UFC 268 in November.

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