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UFC 235: Tyron Woodley defends against Kamaru Usman
The UFC confirmed yesterday that welterweight champion Tyron Woodley (19-3-1) will defend his belt against No. 2 Kamaru Usman (14-1-0) at UFC 235 in Las Vegas. Woodley, 36, was supposed to face interim champion and No. 1 contender Colby Covington (14-1-0) back at UFC 228 in September 2018, but Covington pulled out with an injury and was replaced with Darren Till. Social media trash talk between the two led some to believe that a bout was being put together, but Usman's recent run appears to have swayed president Dana White to give Covington's shot to the 'Nigerian Nightmare.' https://twitter.com/TWooodley/status/1080724960685940736 https://twitter.com/USMAN84kg/status/1078132555860316161 Usman, 31, recently decisioned former champion Rafael dos Anjos at the TUF 28 Finale in November 2018, part of a