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[ARCHIVES] White Says Covington Turned Down Usman & Woodley

On this day two years ago... UFC president Dana White claims that a showdown with Kamaru Usman wasn't the only bout Colby Covington was offered. White addressed the road leading up to booking Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal in the main event of UFC 244 on Nov. 2. Initially, Usman was...

[ARCHIVES] Covington Tries To Rip Jon Jones, Anthony Smith Fires Back

Colby Covington's dig at Jon Jones was intercepted by Anthony Smith. On March 2, Jones will defend his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight gold against Anthony Smith. The championship bout will headline UFC 235 inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The co-main event will see welterweight champion...

Covington Calls Dustin Poirier’s Wife A “Jezebel” & His Child A “Prop”

Let there be no doubt that Colby Covington has pulled out all the stops in his no-limits push for a grudge match against former teammate Dustin Poirier. Colby Covington has long developed a reputation as a fighter who does not have a filter. Whether he is calling a crowd full...

[ARCHIVES] Colby Covington Rips Colin Kaepernick’s Nike Deal

On This Day Three Years Ago... Colby Covington is not a fan of Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick is a former NFL quarterback who made headlines across the country several years ago. He began kneeling during The National Anthem before NFL games as a silent protest against what he suggests is an ongoing...

A Door Seemingly Opens For Potential Poirier/Covington Grudge Match

Colby Covington will enjoy what he heard from Dustin Poirier during a recent Q&A session if he listens attentively. As vocal as Colby Covington has been prior to and following his rematch with UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman becoming official, the other match that he hasn’t stopped jawing about is...

Colby Covington Thinks Tyron Woodley Can KO Jake Paul

Colby Covington believes Tyron Woodley can put Jake Paul's lights out. Woodley and Paul are scheduled to collide this Sunday on Aug. 29. It'll be an eight-round cruiserweight boxing match. Woodley is a former UFC welterweight champion, but he's never entered the boxing ring as a pro. Paul is 3-0...

Bisping Calls BS On Covington’s Interest In Fighting Adesanya

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Michael Bisping has laughed off Colby Covington's plan to dethrone both Kamaru Usman and Israel Adesanya. Covington was last in action at UFC Vegas 11 last September. Against former UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley, "Chaos" dominated four rounds before securing a TKO victory in the fifth...

Vicente Luque Willing To Be Backup Fighter For Usman/Covington 2

Vicente Luque has put himself forward to be the backup fighter for the championship rematch between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington. Luque was last in action at UFC 265 earlier this month. In a clash of top welterweight contenders, the Brazilian faced Michael Chiesa, who was ranked fifth heading into...

Colby Covington Vows To Settle Poirier Beef On The Streets

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington has promised to "drop" Dustin Poirier if he sees him on the streets of South Florida. Covington and Poirier, who are former teammates at American Top Team, have been embroiled in a bitter feud that has escalated in recent weeks. Things turned especially sour after...

Colby Covington Claims He Had Food Poisoning In First Usman Fight

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington has claimed he went into his UFC 245 defeat to Kamaru Usman with a case of food poisoning. Covington challenged the UFC Welterweight Champion in the pay-per-view's headliner. The event, which took place in December 2019, ended with "The Nigerian Nightmare" successfully defending his title...

Is Colby Covington Worried About The EPO He Claims Usman Takes?

Despite claiming that UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman is the "CEO of EPO," Colby Covington isn't worried about facing him. With their rivalry as heated as ever, the two 170-pound stars are set to rematch later this year. Covington's first attempt at taking Usman's gold came at UFC 245 in...

ARCHIVES: Derrick Lewis Goes Off On “Preppy” Colby Covington

Derrick Lewis is not very happy with one UFC welterweight fighter. And just like Lewis is known for, he let his feelings known about Colby Covington, who is known to speak his mind as well. This isn’t the first time that Covington has mixed it up with a heavyweight...

Covington Says He’ll Move Up To Face Adesanya After Beating Usman

Colby Covington is looking to double-up with gold by knocking off not one, but both of the Nigerian-born UFC world champions. History was made when Kamaru Usman became the first African champion in the UFC. That history was then followed up with added stories of Israel Adesanya and Francis Ngannou...

Colby Covington Blasts Oddsmakers For Usman Rematch Opening Lines

UFC welterweight Colby Covington has slammed oddsmakers for making a "mockery" of the sport with the opening lines for his rematch with Kamaru Usman. After dethroning Tyron Woodley at UFC 235, Usman's first title defense came nine months later against Covington. In a hard-fought war that nearly went the five-round...

The Pulse of MMA: Fans React To The Lil Wayne/Colby Covington Alliance

The Pulse of MMA: Fan Reactions To The Sport's Biggest Stories Here are some of the raw reactions from the MMA community about yesterday's featured stories. Covington Ready To Cement Legacy At UFC 268 Alongside Lil Wayne During an interview with Submission Radio released yesterday, Colby Covington revealed that Lil Wayne will...