American Mixed Style Fighter Kolbi Kovington again decided to impose competition to the best poresters in the world. To do this, the UFC record holder joined the participants of the Main Event World Poker Tour.
SEMINOLE HARD ROCK TAMPA SEMINOLE HARD ROCK TAMPA Tournament. Each of them competed Kolby Kovington-a 34-year-old mixed-style fighter who has been performing at the UFC Fighting Organization since 2012.
Kovington proved that is a serious rival not only within octagon. At the poker tables, the American no less convincingly dealt with opponents. According to the results of the qualifying days, he initially stuffed the stack 85 BB, But he used the right to play again and showed the crazy result on the second day – 140 BB.
Kolby Kovington at WTP tournament/ Photo PokerNews
Moreover, in the final distribution of the day Kovington also made a wonderful fold. Having a Trips ace, he found the courage to throw a strong hand. Mark Davis showed him a Ful House.
I opened with ace, he punched. In the last distribution of the day he was at risk of giving all chips. On the A-7-2 board I got 3-bet it looked very straightforward. Another ace on Torne also did not stop it, so I had to surrender on the River. I understood that there was no bluff in his range, – commented for a flask’s distribution.
In total, in the Seminole Hard Rock Tampa tournament was 1 165 registration, making the prize fund 3 728 000 dollars. Kovington failed to break through on the third day of the tournament, but he has deserved respect among professional players.
I see myself in the king for the rest of my life. I like the competitive character, I feel the fight here. It is a mental war that has a lot of adrenaline. I want to leave my name in the history of poker, so I will play in the future, – the American athlete confessed.
Last month Kolby Kovington won his first live tournament in his career, earning $ 25,875. According to Hendon Mob, his total income in king is over $ 150,000.