A professional wrestler and mixed martial artist from the United States, Colby Covington has a $4 million fortune. Covington competes in the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship and was an All-American at Oregon State University. In addition to winning the UFC Fight of the Night twice, Colby captured the interim UFC welterweight title in June 2018.
Colby Covington Biography and Net Worth
Net Worth $4 million|
Full Name Colby Ray Covington|
Birth Date February 22, 1988|
Age 34 Years|
Birthplace Clovis, California, United States|
Profession Mixed Martial Artist|
Girlfriend Polyana Viena|
Colby Covington Early Life
On February 22, 1988, in Clovis, California, Colby Ray Covington famous as Chaos was born. He has two sisters, Candace and Callie, and is the son of Noelle and Brad Covington. At Southern Oregon University and the Oregon Institute of Technology, Brad competed in wrestling. The family of Colby relocated to Oregon when he was eight years old.
He enrolled in Springfield’s Thurston High School, where he joined the wrestling team and won the 171-pound state title his senior year. Covington had already committed to Arizona State University, but because of his subpar exam results, he decided to attend Iowa Central Community College.
Colby Covington Early Career
When Colby was arrested in August 2007 for DUI and fleeing police, he went to the University of Iowa but was immediately suspended from the wrestling team for a year. His blood alcohol content was above three times the legal limit when he was arrested. Covington qualified for the NCAA tournament during his junior and senior years at Oregon State University after transferring there. In 2011, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in sociology from OSU.
Colby Covington Success
When he triumphed over Anying Wang at UFC Fight Night 48 on August 23, 2014, he made his promotional debut with the organization. He then triumphed over Mike Pyle at UFC 187 and Wagner Silva at UFC Fight Night 56 before falling to Warlley Alves at UFC 194 in December 2015. Colby won matches against Bryan Barberena (UFC on Fox 22), Dong Hyun Kim, Demian Maia (UFC-119), and Rafael dos Anjos after defeating promotional rookies Jonathan Meunier and Max Griffin.
On November 6, 2021, at UFC 268 Covington faced Kamaru Usman again for the UFC Welterweight Championship. Covington was defeated by a unanimous decision despite the fight being close. On March 5, 2022, Covington and Jorge Masvidal squared off at UFC 272 and he prevailed by unanimous judgment in the match.
Colby Covington Wife
Polyana Viana, a Brazillian female UFC fighter is a current girlfriend of Colby Covington and the two are seen together at various events.
Colby Covington Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Colby Covington is $4 million as of 2022. Colby Covington’s pay is determined by each bout; the more difficult the opponent, the higher the pay. His final pay was $532,000, earned in 2021 at UFC 268 when Colby faced Usman and lost. With a number of sports brands, including the sportswear company Reebok and others including My Bookie, Alienware, and Bang Energy, Covington signed a contract.
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