Colby Covington Suffered Jaw Fracture At UFC 245, Blasts Marc Goddard In Post-Fight Statement

Former UFC Interim Welterweight Champion Colby Covington suffered a fifth round TKO loss to UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman in the main event of UFC 245.

It was believed that Covington suffered a broken jaw at the event, but the UFC issued a statement after sending the fighter to the hospital, saying that “following an addendum medical report completed regarding Colby Covington, it has been determined that he has suffered a non-displaced midline mandible fracture.”

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An injured Covington blamed referee Marc Goddard for a lot of what went down at UFC 245, stating the following on Twitter:

 

Goddard, while not directly addressing what Covington stated, would issue the following statement on Twitter:

 

There is no word yet as to what is next for the former interim welterweight champion, but more should be known as the injury heals up.

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