Colby Covington has a purpose why he hasn’t fought since March 2022.
Covington final fought again at UFC 272 when he beat Jorge Masvidal by choice. Since then, ‘Chaos’ claims he is been making an attempt to combat however no one wished to combat him, which is why he is been out for over a yr and a half. Nonetheless, in response to Covington, he says he was provided each Dustin Poirier and Khamzat Chimaev, however they each turned him down.
“Individually, I’ve been prepared since day one, because the combat in opposition to Jorge. I accepted all of the fights that have been provided to me. It was Dustin first, they wished to do that combat,” Colby Covington informed Chael Sonnen. “They noticed the potential and an enormous combat there and Dustin’s ap***y. He’s afraid, he fled the problem. Now we all know he is all talkative, he would not stroll. Then it was Chimaev. I used to be prepared to complete Chimaev, however he is scared. He isn’t skilled. He is a bit of jerk. He ran away from the division. He’s afraid to combat. He talks about all this nice on-line gaming, however he would not speak contained in the octagon. He doesn’t signal contracts and is knowledgeable.
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“So it failed, so they need The Final Fighter. I accepted The Final Fighter, and there is just one one who may take it from me. He took it from me, Conor. Then it was the reduction fighter in London,” Covington continued.
A combat with Colby Covington and Dustin Poirier and Khamzat Chimaev would have been a large combat. Sadly, in response to ‘Chaos’, each males refused and weren’t fascinated about preventing him.
Colby Covington is now focused to face Leon Edwards for the welterweight title within the co-main occasion of UFC 295 at Madison Sq. Backyard in New York.