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UFC 268 in Tweets: Fighters react to Kamaru Usman’s second win over Colby Covington

UFC 268: Usman v Covington 2 Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Judges needed to get involved for Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington 2, but the belt remained around Usman’s waist in the headliner of UFC 268.

Usman took home scores of 48-47 twice and 49-46 by outstriking Covington early and holding on as the former interim champ wobbled him in the fourth round. It was Usman’s fifth title defense.

In the co-headliner of Saturday’s fight card at Madison Square Garden, champ Rose Namajunas picked up her second win over Zhang Weili to overcome her second major challenge in the strawweight division.

Here’s what fighters had to say about the UFC 268 main card.


Kamaru Usman def. Colby Covington


Rose Namajunas def. Zhang Weili


Frankie Edgar vs. Marlon Vera


Shane Burgos def. Billy Quarantillo


Justin Gaethje def. Michael Chandler