Colby Covington indirectly has the UFC welterweight title fight he’s long sought, but he’s quiet holding a grudge over the manner the promotion handled the avenue there.
Covington, the present intervening time titleholder, will meet champion Kamaru Usman in the foremost match of UFC 244 on Dec. 14 in Las Vegas. No longer too long ago, he instructed “Submission Radio” that if he defeats Usman, he’s not going to let UFC president Dana White wrap the championship belt around his waist, as is custom following title fights.
”I’m able to hiss you who’s not wrapping it around my waist, and which isn’t going to be Dana White,” Covington acknowledged. “If he tries to wrap it around my waist, I’m gonna assign the belt from him and slap him in the face with it.”
When asked relating to the command at Friday’s UFC on ESPN 6 post-fight press conference, White truly acknowledged “we’ll sight about that” and let Covington know that that hate is a two-manner boulevard.
“Perfect luck with that,” White acknowledged. “He’s a mountainous-mouth (expletive) idiot.”
Mighty has long gone imperfect in the connection between White and Covington since greater days, when White organized for Covington to maintain a White Condominium check with with President Donald Trump. The UFC stripped Covington of the intervening time belt when Covington acknowledged he wasn’t able to fight on a date the UFC wanted, and then makes an strive to position together Usman-Covington for UFC 243 fell via sooner than the fight indirectly acquired made for UFC 244.
Covington isn’t scared to present his facet of the account.
“There’s a distinction between me and Dana White, and that’s reality and lies,” Covington acknowledged. “Genuinely, I don’t care what he says. He has loads to voice your entire time, and I don’t listen to him anymore. I don’t prepare him on any social media platform, so I could perhaps perhaps perhaps additionally give a (expletive) less what he has to voice. I’m showing up, I’m kicking ass, I’m taking names, and I’m cashing the supreme exams in the game, and that’s that. There’s not a person alive that can pause me excellent now.”
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