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Jorge Masvidal explains why he can’t stand Colby Covington

No. 4 ranked welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal spoke to Ariel Helwani ahead of his rematch against Kamaru Usman for the welterweight championship at UFC 261.

One of the many topics they …read more

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Masvidal says he was ‘kicked out’ of ATT for ‘trying to assault’ Covington

Jorge Masvidal was apparently removed from American Top Team for a brief period because of his strained relationship with Colby Covington. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC
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Jorge Masvidal puts Colby Covington on notice: We'll fight, 'but when I say so'

UFC star Jorge Masvidal says he’ll fight Colby Covington at some point, but it’ll be on his terms.
The friends-turned-foes have been on a collision course for a while. It appeared …read more

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Colby Covington tells Kamaru Usman to “show the world some balls” and fight him again

Top contender Colby Covington told his rival, UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, to “show the world some balls” and fight him again. Covington and Usman met back at UFC 245 …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Gives His Side Of Why Covington Fight Didn’t Happen

Jorge Masvidal has come forward to give his side as to why a fight between him and Colby Covington did not come to fruition. There are many things that MMA …read more

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Jorge Masvidal says the way he will beat up Colby Covington will make the Ben Askren finish look “very merciful”

Jorge Masvidal knows he and Colby Covington will end up fighting, and when they do, “Gamebred” is looking to hurt him. For years, Masvidal and Covington were best friends and …read more

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Jorge Masvidal says he would’ve ended up in jail if he did TUF with Colby Covington: “I was for sure going to end up in handcuffs”

Jorge Masvidal has an interesting reason why he didn’t end up coaching The Ultimate Fighter against Colby Covington. When the UFC announced the return of the show, all the signs …read more

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Jorge Masvidal says he got kicked out of ATT for “trying to assault” Colby Covington

Jorge Masvidal was removed from American Top Team for a brief time before being allowed back in due to his feud with Colby Covington. As Covington and Masvidal’s relationship turned …read more

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Covington Blasts Usman For Taking “Easy Fight” Over #1 Contender

After an interview with ESPN, UFC champion Kamaru Usman has been called out by Colby Covington after suspicions that Usman is possibly taking the easier fight for a big payday. …read more

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Colby Covington responds to Kamaru Usman's inactivity dig: 'Spoken like a true coward'

It didn’t take long for Colby Covington to respond to UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman’s latest comments.
Covington (16-2 MMA, 11-2 UFC) took to Twitter on Tuesday evening to fire back …read more

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Colby Covington slams Kamaru Usman for suggesting he needs another win before a rematch

Colby Covington has slammed Kamaru Usman for saying he needs to get another win before getting a title shot. After Usman scored a third-round TKO over Gilbert Burns, many wondered …read more

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Vicente Luque wants Colby Covington next after Nate Diaz gets booked: “It’s the fight I need”

Vicente Luque has shifted his focus to Colby Covington. At UFC 260, Luque picked up the biggest win of his career as he scored a first-round submission win over Tyron …read more

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Colby Covington questions the UFC’s decision to “reward” Jorge Masvidal with a title shot: “He ran from me for 6 months and was scared to fight me”

Colby Covington can’t wrap his head around the UFC’s decision to give Jorge Masvidal another welterweight title shot against Kamaru Usman. Masvidal (35-14 MMA) and Usman (18-1 MMA) originally collided …read more

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Colby Covington plans to show up at UFC 261 to be ‘backup guy’ for Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal 2

Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Colby Covington isn’t planning to just sit around while he waits for his next booking.
Should …read more

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Colby Covington says he will be the unofficial backup for UFC 261, plans to be in attendance

Colby Covington says he will be in attendance for UFC 261 which sees Kamaru Usman defend his welterweight title against Jorge Masvidal. For months now, the talk was Covington would …read more

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Colby Covington preparing as if he's the backup for Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261

Colby Covington is ready to step in if anything happens in the UFC’s upcoming welterweight title fight.
Kamaru Usman will defend his 170-pound title against Jorge Masvidal in the UFC 261 …read more

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Colby Covington calls Jake Paul ‘an embarrassment to society,’ predicts Ben Askren to beat him

Colby Covington and Ben Askren have never been too fond of each other. But when it comes to Jake Paul and the current welterweight title picture, they can put their …read more

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Colby Covington shares his prediction for Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou 2

Colby Covington has shared a bold prediction for tonight’s UFC 260 main event rematch between Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou. Miocic (20-3 MMA) will be looking to earn his third …read more

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Ben Askren explains why Usman vs. Covington 2 makes a lot more sense compared to the current UFC 261 main event

Ben Askren believes a rematch between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington makes a lot more sense when compared to the current UFC 261 main event. The promotions reigning welterweight kingpin, …read more

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Woodley explains why he was ‘hurt’ more by loss to Covington

Tyron Woodley apparently took his loss to Colby Covington to heart. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Former UFC champion Tyron Woodley spoke candidly …read more

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Tyron Woodley explains why loss to Colby Covington hurt more than his other setbacks

UFC welterweight contender Tyron Woodley explained why his loss to Colby Covington hurt more than his other setbacks inside the Octagon. Woodley and Covington were once training partners, but the …read more

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Polyana Viana Feels Sorry For Covington After “Revolting” Behavior

Polyana Viana has issued a nondirect response to Colby Covington after Covington shared personal details of their relationship in a crude manner last week. Colby Covington was the first choice …read more

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Polyana Viana responds to ‘revolting’ sexual comments from Colby Covington

Polyana Viana has responded after being mentioned in ‘revolting’ sexual comments by former UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington. Covington made headlines last week when he suggested that he declined …read more

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Kamaru Usman performs ultimate troll job on rival Colby Covington

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman performed what can only be described as the ultimate troll job on his bitter rival Colby Covington. Usman and Covington have a longstanding rivalry that …read more

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Leon Edwards ‘trying to get Colby Covington’ fight, move on from Belal Muhammad

Perhaps a win over fellow top ten fighter Colby Covington can give Edwards this feeling again? | Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports

Looks like Leon is …read more

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With UFC title fight off table, Leon Edwards targets Colby Covington in quick turnaround

With his wish for the next UFC welterweight title shot unfulfilled, Leon Edwards is turning his attention to a fight with Colby Covington.
Edwards (18-3 MMA, 10-2 UFC) returned to the …read more

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Kamaru Usman says he won’t grant Colby Covington a rematch until he fights a top contender first

Colby Covington will need to fight and beat someone in the top-five before getting a title shot, according to Kamaru Usman. Usman, who is the current welterweight champion, is set …read more

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Stephen Thompson Responds To Covington’s Roast: “Fight Me, Bro”

Stephen Thompson has responded to Colby Covington. Covington recently blasted ‘Wonderboy’ for claiming to still be a boy but almost being 40. He also claims all Thompson does is “drive …read more

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Colby Covington believes “bum” Leon Edwards should’ve been DQ’d against Belal Muhammad

Colby Covington wasn’t impressed with Leon Edwards. In the main event of UFC Vegas 21, Edwards made his long-awaited return to the Octagon against Belal Muhammad who took the fight …read more

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Colby Covington claims he didn’t scrap Leon Edwards because he was “balls deep” in a female UFC fighter

Colby Covington has an interesting reason as to why he never fought Leon Edwards on Saturday night at UFC Vegas 21. After Khamzat Chimaev pulled out of his fight against …read more

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Stephen Thompson taunts Colby Covington for suggesting that he’s “not scary”

UFC welterweight contender Stephen Thompson taunted divisional rival Colby Covington for suggesting that he’s “not scary.” Thompson has been hoping to land a title fight against UFC welterweight champion Kamaru …read more

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Colby Covington slams 'bum' Leon Edwards after eye-poke no contest at UFC Fight Night 187

Colby Covington thinks Leon Edwards should have been penalized for his inadvertent eye poke against Belal Muhammad.
Edwards’ highly anticipated return was ruled a no contest when he accidentally poked Muhammad …read more

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Colby Covington explains what it takes for him to accept fight with Leon Edwards

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington explained what it would take for him to accept a fight against divisional rival Leon Edwards. Edwards recently returned from a 20-month layoff when he …read more

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UFC takeaways: Next up for Leon Edwards should be Colby Covington

Edwards’ return was spoiled by an eye poke, but now he can make the fight that should have been made initially. …read more

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Belal Muhammad wants to beat Leon Edwards and remind Kamaru Usman there’s another fighter he still has to face

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When Leon Edwards needed a new opponent for UFC Vegas 21 this weekend, former interim champion Colby Covington seemed like …read more

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Belal Muhammad puts “evil” Colby Covington on notice: “You’re gonna get slapped”

Belal Muhammad is making no secret of his disdain for fellow UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington. Muhammad is slated to take on No. 3-ranked welterweight contender Leon Edwards in the …read more

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Belal Muhammad's hate for Colby Covington is real: 'If I ever see that guy in the street, I’m hitting him'

LAS VEGAS – Belal Muhammad can’t wait to get his hands on Colby Covington.
Muhammad (18-3 MMA, 9-3 UFC) knows he has an opportunity to break into title contention with a …read more

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Leon Edwards: Colby Covington Doesn’t Want To Work For Title Shot

Leon Edwards does not believe that Colby Covington is willing to earn another world title shot the hard way. This Saturday night at UFC Vegas 21, Leon Edwards will look …read more

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Leon Edwards: Colby Covington Doesn’t Want To Work For Title Shot

Leon Edwards does not believe that Colby Covington is willing to earn another world title shot the hard way. This Saturday night at UFC Vegas 21, Leon Edwards will look …read more

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Leon Edwards calls Colby Covington a ‘coward’ for turning down fight, addresses Khamzat Chimaev’s future

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If he had it his way, Leon Edwards would probably prefer to forget 2020 ever happened.
Originally scheduled to compete in a …read more

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Leon Edwards on Colby Covington turning him down: “When it’s time to fight real fighters he goes running and makes excuses”

Leon Edwards wasn’t too surprised when Colby Covington turned him down. After Khamzat Chimaev was forced out of his UFC Vegas 21 main event against Leon Edwards, many thought Covington would …read more

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Colby Covington shares his prediction for Petr Yan vs. Aljamain Sterling at UFC 259

Colby Covington has shared a bold prediction for tonight’s Petr Yan vs. Aljamain Sterling bantamweight title fight at UFC 259. Yan (15-1 MMA) captured the promotions vacant bantamweight title at UFC …read more

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Polyana Viana responds to rumors of relationship with Colby Covington: “We’re just friends”

UFC strawweight contender Polyana Viana has dispelled rumors that she’s romantically involved with welterweight contender Colby Covington. On Thursday, Covington posted a photo of himself and Viana to social media, …read more

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Burns: Covington is ‘No. 1 guy on my list’

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“No. 1 on my list until that fight doesn’t happen is Colby Covington. He’s the No. 1 guy on my list”. …read more

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If Gilbert Burns doesn’t get Colby Covington next, he wants Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson

After recently falling short to ex-teammate Kamaru Usman, Gilbert Burns has already put together his path back to a title shot. With the always outspoken former interim champ Colby Covington …read more

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If next title shot isn’t in the cards, Stephen Thompson eyes fights with Colby Covington, Nate Diaz

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Stephen Thompson believes he deserves the next title shot. If that isn’t in the cards, he wants a big name, …read more

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Gilbert Burns knows exactly what went wrong against Kamaru Usman, calls for Colby Covington next

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Gilbert Burns understands the excruciating pain of defeat. But perhaps more importantly, he knows how to put …read more

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UFC debate: Should Kamaru Usman's next challenger be Jorge Masvidal or Colby Covington?

Masvidal hasn’t won since 2019, so why should he get another title shot? Here’s where our reporters disagree. …read more

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Tyron Woodley names “the toughest opponent” he’s ever faced: “I threw up so bad after this fight”

Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has identified the toughest opponent he’s ever faced in mixed martial arts competition. While Woodley has shared the cage with fighters like Colby Covington, …read more

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Gilbert Burns Continues To Call Out Covington For #1-Contender Fight

Gilbert Burns wants Colby Covington next and is continuing to push for the fight. After Gilbert Burns suffered a third-round TKO loss to Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title, he …read more

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Gilbert Burns Continues To Call Out Covington For #1-Contender Fight

Gilbert Burns wants Colby Covington next and is continuing to push for the fight. After Gilbert Burns suffered a third-round TKO loss to Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title, he …read more

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Kamaru Usman responds to Colby Covington’s rematch aspirations, rips ‘Chaos’ for avoiding Leon Edwards fight

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has called out Colby Covington for avoiding a potential fight against Leon Edwards. Usman and Covington went to war back at UFC 245 in December …read more

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Usman: Covington Made Huge Mistake Turning Down Edwards Fight

Kamaru Usman believes that Colby Covington chose poorly when he elected to decline a #1-contender fight against Leon Edwards. After Khamzat Chimaev fell out of his scheduled fight against Leon …read more

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Usman: Covington Made Huge Mistake Turning Down Edwards Fight

Kamaru Usman believes that Colby Covington chose poorly when he elected to decline a #1-contender fight against Leon Edwards. After Khamzat Chimaev fell out of his scheduled fight against Leon …read more

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Kamaru Usman: Colby Covington made 'tremendous mistake' not fighting Leon Edwards

Kamaru Usman thinks Colby Covington dropped the ball in a big way by not stepping in to fight Leon Edwards next month.
After Khamzat Chimaev fell out of his UFC Fight …read more

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Gilbert Burns continues to call out Colby Covington

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns continued to call out Colby Covington for his next fight after losing to Kamaru Usman at UFC 258. Burns was knocked out by Usman in …read more

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Rafael Alves will follow Colby Covington’s advice, return to lightweight after UFC Vegas 19

Rafael Alves signed with the UFC after submitting Alejandro Flores at Dana White’s Contender Series. | Chris Unger, Zuffa LLC

Rafael Alves makes his UFC …read more

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Leon Edwards: Colby Covington Has To Fight Me If He Wants Title Shot

Leon Edwards and UFC President Dana White seem to be in agreement that Colby Covington needs to win another fight to receive a second crack at Kamaru Usman. Leon Edwards’ …read more

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Leon Edwards: Colby Covington Has To Fight Me If He Wants Title Shot

Leon Edwards and UFC President Dana White seem to be in agreement that Colby Covington needs to win another fight to receive a second crack at Kamaru Usman. Leon Edwards’ …read more

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Colby Covington saw nothing special in 'chinny' Kamaru Usman's UFC 258 win over Gilbert Burns

Colby Covington was not impressed by UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman’s most recent win.
Usman (18-1 MMA, 13-0 UFC) notched his third successful title defense by stopping Gilbert Burns in the third …read more

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Leon Edwards wants Colby Covington to step up and fight him: “Stop being a b*tch”

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards wants Colby Covington to step up and fight him in March, telling his rival to “stop being a b*tch.” Edwards was set to fight Khamzat …read more

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Colby Covington Rejects Possibility of Short-Notice Fight Against Leon Edwards

Leon Edwards still needs an opponent if he is to remain on the UFC Fight Night 187 card, but it doesn’t appear that Colby Covington is a willing dance partner. …read more

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Colby Covington wants no part of UFC ‘charity’ fight with Leon Edwards, rips on Jorge Masvidal

Colby Covington apparently wants no part of the “charity business” of accepting a fight with Leon Edwards on March 13, despite UFC president Dana White publicly pushing for the bout.

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Colby Covington accuses Jorge Masvidal of turning down TUF gig, multiple fight dates

Colby Covington claims Jorge Masvidal turned down a coaching gig on The Ultimate Fighter and subsequent June fight. Covington and Masvidal were once close friends and training partners, but have …read more

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Colby Covington shuts down potential Leon Edwards fight: 'I’m not doing charity for this guy'

Colby Covington is not interested in fighting Leon Edwards.
After Edwards’ fight with Khamzat Chimaev fell through for the third time last week, UFC president Dana White said he’s looking to …read more

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Covington Not Fighting Edwards Or Masvidal

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UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington is ranked No. 2 at 170 pounds, with Leon Edwards (No. 3) and Jorge Masvidal …read more

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Colby Covington responds to rumored Leon Edwards fight

Colby Covington has responded to the rumors about a potential welterweight contender fight with Leon Edwards. Edwards was slated to return to the cage against unranked prospect Khamzat Chimaev in …read more

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Colby Covington reacts to Kamaru Usman’s win over Gilbert Burns at UFC 258

Outspoken UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington has shared his initial reaction to the recent Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns fight. Usman, the UFC welterweight champion, fought Burns, the No. 1-ranked …read more

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Colby Covington Not Interested In ‘Charity Fight’ Against Leon Edwards

It appears Leon Edwards’ wait for his next bout will continue after Colby Covington has expressed a strong disinterest in fighting him. After Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev was canceled …read more

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Colby Covington Not Interested In ‘Charity Fight’ Against Leon Edwards

It appears Leon Edwards’ wait for his next bout will continue after Colby Covington has expressed a strong disinterest in fighting him. After Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev was canceled …read more

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GSP Doesn’t Want Welterweight ‘Nightmare’

Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is quickly running out of title contenders, having already disposed of Jorge Masvidal, Colby Covington and most recently, Gilbert Burns.
Which may …read more

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