UFC 194: Covington, Alves Set For Vegas

UFC 194: Covington, Alves Set For Vegas

Two fighters with unbeaten records will step inside the Octagon this December at UFC 194, as Colby Covington takes on Warlley Alves.

Set for December 12 from Las Vegas, the event features two title fights. Jose Aldo meets Conor McGregor to unify the featherweight belts, while Luke Rockhold challenges Chris Weidman for middleweight gold.

Covington (8-0) has earned three wins since signing with the UFC, including a decision over Mike Pyle earlier this year. He is a former standout wrestler who was roommates at Iowa Central Community College with Jon Jones and Joe Soto.

Alves (10-0) won the title of Ultimate Fighter: Brazil while competing at middleweight and is coming off a victory over Nordine Taleb.

Below is the current lineup:

UFC Featherweight Championship
Jose Aldo (c) vs. Conor McGregor (ic)

UFC Middleweight Championship
Chris Weidman (c) vs. Luke Rockhold

Middleweight: Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs. Yoel Romero

Welterweight: Colby Covington vs. Warlley Alves

Posted by Kelley Tidwell