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Dana White: Colby Covington was not in consideration to replace Gilbert Burns

UFC President Dana White claims Colby Covington was never in consideration to replace Gilbert Burns against Kamaru Usman in the UFC 251 main event. Until last weekend, Usman, the UFC …read more

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Masvidal Vows To Give Diaz First Title Defense

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Gilbert Burns? Colby Covington?
Nah, Jorge Masvidal has other plans. Plans that include a promise he made to welterweight rival Nate Diaz about getting a rematch …read more

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Colby Covington shares prediction for Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington has shared his prediction for UFC 251’s main event between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal. Ever since his loss to Usman in the main event …read more

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Betting odds update for Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal

Months after the original opening betting line was released, we have an update on the betting odds for Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal. After Usman defeated Colby Covington via fifth-round …read more

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Colby Covington offers to rematch Kamaru Usman at UFC 251, vows to 'beat his ass from pillar to post'

With Gilbert Burns’ enforced withdrawal from UFC 251 due to a positive COVID-19 test, Colby Covington has emphatically thrown his red MAGA hat into the ring and offered to step …read more

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Don't expect Jorge Masvidal or Colby Covington to step in at UFC 251

We can start by agreeing that yes, stranger things have happened in MMA. The UFC has pulled enough rabbits out of its hat over the years that if it really …read more

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Jorge Masvidal, Colby Covington immediately volunteer to face Kamaru Usman on short notice

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If UFC champion Kamaru Usman is still looking for a fight, a pair of top-ranked welterweights just volunteered their services.
Just minutes after …read more

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UFC full fight video: Kamaru Usman knocks out Colby Covington

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

In one of the best fights of 2019, UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman got past Colby Covington for his first title defense at UFC 245.
In …read more

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Colby Covington trashes Poirier’s win over Hooker, challenges him to grudge match

Colby Covington was not impressed by his former training partner Dustin Poirier’s recent decision victory over Dan Hooker. Poirier and Hooker, two top lightweight contenders, collided in the main event …read more

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Colby Covington suggests winner take all fight with Jorge Masvidal

Colby Covington is interested in a winner take all fight with his former friend and training partner Jorge Masvidal. Covington and Masvidal spent many years as stablemates at American Top …read more

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Colby Covington on ATT Departure: ‘My Brand Was Being Held Back’

Colby Covington has never been one to hold his tongue, no matter the consequences. With that considered, it should have not come as a surprise when the former interim UFC …read more

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Colby Covington offers to take care of “scardest motherf**ker” Jorge Masvidal for Dana White

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Colby Covington has taken another shot at his former training partner turned heated rival Jorge Masvidal. Masvidal is currently involved in a heated contract dispute …read more

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Watch Kamaru Usman finish Colby Covington (UFC 251 Free Fight)

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman made his first title defense against Colby Covington at UFC 245 on Dec. 14, 2019. He was victorious via fifth-round technical knockout. The bout earned …read more

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Colby Covington shares prediction for tonight’s Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker main event

Colby Covington has shared his prediction for tonight’s UFC on ESPN 12 main event between lightweight standouts Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker. Poirier (25-6 MMA) will be returning to action …read more

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UFC free fight: Kamaru Usman stops Colby Covington in UFC 245 thriller

The build-up to the welterweight title fight between champion Kamaru Usman and former interim champion Colby Covington at UFC 245 was tetchy and fractious. But all of the bad blood …read more

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Belal Muhammad believes UFC rankings need to be abolished, calls out Santiago Ponzinibbio, Colby Covington

UFC welterweight Belal Muhammad believes that the UFC rankings need to be abolished, saying it’s leading to ranked fighters ducking a matchup against him. Despite an 8-3 record in the …read more

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Darren Till explains Mike Perry joke website, says only Colby Covington has crossed line on trash talk

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC middleweight Darren Till is just trying to have a little fun. Even if that fun involves descriptions of sex acts on the loved ones …read more

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UFC Boss Dana White Says Booking Colby Covington Is More Difficult Than It Looks

UFC president Dana White has put Colby Covington in the category of fighters who are a bit tougher than others to deal with. White has dealt with a slew of …read more

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Dana White discusses delay booking Colby Covington’s next fight

UFC President Dana White has shed some light on the difficulties he’s had getting former welterweight title challenger Colby Covington back into the cage. Covington has not competed since he …read more

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Leon Edwards is “next” for Usman-Burns winner according to Ali Abdelaziz

Leon Edwards will be getting the winner of Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns at UFC 251 according to Ali Abdelaziz. After Usman TKO’d Colby Covington at UFC 245 to defend …read more

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Michael Bisping respects Tyron Woodley for ‘ballsy’ move accepting Colby Covington fight

Michael Bisping has a ton of praise for Tyron Woodley for throwing himself back into the fire despite a two-fight skid. Woodley had his first bout since March 2019 when …read more

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Covington says Usman vs. Burns ‘won’t sell 10,000 pay-per-views’

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“That fight won’t sell 10,000 pay-per-views, let alone 1000 pay-per-views.” Colby Covington thinks Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns could be the biggest pay-per-view flop …read more

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Colby Covington rips “chicken” Jorge Masvidal over dispute with UFC

Colby Covington has taken a shot at his former American Top Team stablemate Jorge Masvidal, who is embroiled in a heated dispute with the UFC. Masvidal has long been viewed …read more

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Colby Covington vs. Tyron Woodley betting odds released

The oddsmakers have released the opening odds for a potential welterweight grudge match between bitter rivals Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley. Woodley said this week that the UFC has already …read more

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Covington ‘ready to play ball’ as UFC contract nears end

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With two fights left in his UFC contract, Colby Covington is ready to negotiate a prolonged stint with the company. …read more

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Morning Report: Dana White says it’s ‘highly likely’ that Gilbert Burns receives next welterweight title shot

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In March, Colby Covington suggested that Jorge Masvidal was going to price himself out of a title fight and it’s starting to look like Covington …read more

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Colby Covington not buying Jon Jones as a hero: “You’re a scumbag”

Former interim UFC welterweight champion Colby Covington is not holding back against some of his biggest rivals. Earlier this week during an interview with Submission Radio, Covington went after the …read more

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Colby Covington ready to “play ball” with UFC as contract nears conclusion

Polarizing UFC welterweight star Colby Covington has just two fights remaining on his current UFC contract. While we’ve seen many fighters part ways with the UFC over the years, Covington …read more

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Tyron Woodley says he's already accepted his next fight – with Colby Covington

Just days removed from his loss to Gilbert Burns, Tyron Woodley is keen to bounce back and says he’s already been offered his next fight.
Woodley (19-5-1 MMA, 9-4-1 UFC), a …read more

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Morning Report: Tyron Woodley says he’s already been offered and accepted a fight with Colby Covington

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This past weekend, Tyron Woodley was dominated by Gilbert Burns at UFC on ESPN 9. It was a dreadful performance from the former champion who …read more

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Tyron Woodley Claims He’s Been Offered Colby Covington Bout Following Gilbert Burns Loss

Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley says he’s already received another offer to fight Colby Covington. Woodley was hoping to rebound from his March 2019 loss to Kamaru Usman when …read more

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Tyron Woodley says he’s already been offered and accepted Colby Covington fight following Burns loss

Tyron Woodley says he’s already been offered and accepted a fight against Colby Covington following his loss to Gilbert Burns. Woodley and Covington have had a long-standing rivalry and it …read more

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Colby Covington trashes potential Usman vs. Burns matchup

Colby Covington has no interest in a potential welterweight title fight between champ Kamaru Usman and top contender Gilbert Burns. In fact, he feels the vast majority of fans share …read more

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Colby Covington challenges Dustin Poirier to grudge match

Top UFC welterweight Colby Covington is prepared to settle his differences with his former American Top Team stablemate Dustin Poirier in the Octagon. For many years, Covington and Poirier were …read more

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Colby Covington piles on Tyron Woodley after loss to Gilbert Burns: Told you he's 'washed up'

Colby Covington is not surprised with the outcome of Tyron Woodley’s last fight.
Woodley (19-5-1 MMA, 9-4-1 UFC), the former UFC welterweight champion, is on the first losing streak of his …read more

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Colby Covington reacts to Tyron Woodley’s loss to Gilbert Burns

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Colby Covington has reacted to Tyron Woodley’s UFC on ESPN 9 loss to Gilbert Burns. As expected, he did not hold back when discussing his …read more

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Colby Covington calls for “friends-turned-enemies” fight against Jorge Masvidal following departure from ATT

Colby Covington is hoping to settle his differences with Jorge Masvidal following his departure from American Top Team. Covington recently confirmed he left ATT after having feuds with several fighters. …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Says Colby Covington & Coach Phil Daru Were ‘Fired’ From ATT

Jorge Masvidal is making the claim that Colby Covington and a coach were “fired” from American Top Team. Things were clearly getting ugly between Covington and his ATT teammates. “Chaos” …read more

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Colby Covington says Jorge Masvidal beef absolutely has to be settled in the cage

Now that Colby Covington has left American Top Team, a potential fight between him and Jorge Masvidal just got bigger.
Covington’s issues with teammates such as Masvidal and Dustin Poirier caused …read more

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Colby Covington on split with American Top Team: I didn't want to keep putting Dan Lambert in this drama-filled situation

Colby Covington thinks parting ways with American Top Team was the best move to make for all parties.
A member of the team since 2001, Covington (15-2 MMA, 10-2 UFC) …read more

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Jones says Covington has been ‘banished’ by American Top Team: Poor guy

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Jon Jones rips Colby Covington after ‘Chaos’ was ‘banished’ from American Top Team. Earlier this week it was confirmed that Colby …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Glad To See ‘Cancer’ Colby Covington Out Of ATT

Jorge Masvidal won’t be shedding any tears over Colby Covington’s departure from American Top Team. Masvidal and Covington were once friends and training partners but things have gotten ugly between …read more

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Jon Jones Says Colby Covington Was ‘Banished’ From ATT

Jon Jones and Colby Covington have a long-standing feud where the two have trash-talked one another for years. After “Chaos” announced his departure from American Top Team, “Bones” had to …read more

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Colby Covington: Jorge Masvidal, Dustin Poirier ‘are pieces of sh*t and the lowest scum of the Earth’

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Now that Colby Covington is no longer beholden to a promise to American Top Team owner Dan Lambert that he wouldn’t engage in trash talk …read more

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Masvidal: Gym ‘cancer’ Covington ‘didn’t feel safe’ at ATT

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Jorge Masvidal is all smiles about Colby Covington’s departure from American Top Team. Speculations arose when Colby Covington’s name was …read more

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Morning Report: Jorge Masvidal reacts to Colby Covington’s American Top Team departure: ‘He was just a cancer’

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The smile on Jorge Masvidal’s face said it all.
The UFC’s “BMF” champ shed no tears over the departure of Colby Covington from American Top …read more

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Jon Jones reacts to Colby Covington being “banished” from American Top Team

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones shared his reaction to the news that his former friend and roommate Colby Covington was no longer with ATT. Covington was removed from the …read more

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Jorge Masvidal on Colby Covington leaving American Top Team: 'He didn't feel safe in here. I wonder why.'

Jorge Masvidal beamed a wide smile, when asked how he feels about Colby Covington’s recently-publicized departure from American Top Team.
Wednesday, news broke that Covington (15-2 MMA, 10-2 UFC) had parted …read more

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Jorge Masvidal happy “cancer” Colby Covington is no longer at ATT: “He was never part of this team”

Jorge Masvidal is glad Colby Covington is no longer a member of American Top Team. Covington has been a longtime staple of the gym and said he would be ATT …read more

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It’s official: Colby Covington has left American Top Team

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Colby Covington has officially parted ways with American Top Team. Well, it’s official: Colby Covington has left American Top Team.
‘Chaos’ confirmed the news on …read more

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‘Chaos’ Bounced From ATT, Forms ‘Colby Covington Incorporated’

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Now that UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington is officially removed from American Top Team (ATT), I can’t help but wonder if …read more

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Colby Covington parts ways with American Top Team

Colby Covington is no longer an American Top Team fighter.
The former UFC interim welterweight champion told The Score on Wednesday he has parted ways with his longtime gym in Coconut …read more

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Colby Covington confirms split from American Top Team after being removed from team website

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Colby Covington has left the building.
The former UFC interim welterweight champion has split with American Top Team after training at the Coconut Creek, Fla., gym …read more

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Colby Covington officially leaves American Top Team

Colby Covington has confirmed he’s parted ways with his long-time training home, American Top Team in Coconut Creek, Florida. Covington’s departure from ATT has been rumored for several days. The …read more

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Kamaru Usman Dismisses Immediate UFC Rematch With Colby Covington

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman doesn’t see why Colby Covington should get an immediate rematch. Back in Dec. 2019, Usman put his 170-pound gold on the line against Covington. The …read more

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Kamaru Usman explains why he’s against rematching Colby Covington next

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has questioned why he’d entertain a rematch against Colby Covington for his next fight. Many fans and pundits believe that Usman’s war against Covington back …read more

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Kamaru Usman says Conor McGregor deserves title shot but the Irishman’s silence proves he knows he can’t win

Kamaru Usman believes Conor McGregor deserves a title shot at welterweight. After Usman TKO’d Colby Covington at UFC 245, many thought his next title defense would be against Jorge Masvidal. …read more

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Colby Covington responds to Drew McIntyre’s request for unsanctioned fight outside of WWE

Former UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington has teased an eventual move to pro wrestling and WWE champion Drew McIntyre has taken notice. Back in April, ‘Chaos‘ expressed his desire …read more

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Colby Covington wants ‘unsanctioned’ match with WWE star Drew McIntyre

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Should Colby Covington make the move to pro wrestling, he’s targeting one of its biggest stars.
In April, Covington teased that a move to the WWE …read more

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Colby Covington explains why Tyron Woodley was matched up with “Dilbert” Burns

Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley both expressed interest in fighting each other recently, but the fight never came together. Instead, the UFC matched the former champ Woodley up with streaking …read more

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Covington Vs Masvidal Street Fight ‘Gonna Be A Fade Session’

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Forgive and forget?
Not if you’re former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title contender Colby Covington, who expects to (eventually) throw …read more

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Colby Covington threatens to concuss Masvidal in street fight: “He’s never gonna be the same person again”

Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal used to be friends, but those days are over. Today, the pair reside as two of the fiercest rivals in the UFC welterweight division. Covington …read more

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Colby Covington vows to drop Jorge Masvidal ‘on his f**king head’ if he sees him in the streets

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Amid all the hype and public chatter that is part of the MMA news cycle, Colby Covington wants people to know that his feud with …read more

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Video: What the Heck: Episode 8 with Colby Covington, Chase Sherman and Kevin Holland

On this week’s episode of What the Heck, UFC middleweight Kevin Holland (4:20) recaps his first-round finish of Anthony Hernandez at UFC on ESPN 8, explains why he’s not allowing …read more

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Colby Covington took a major shot at Alistair Overeem prior to his fight with Walt Harris

Controversial UFC star Colby Covington took it upon himself to take a shot at Alistair Overeem prior to his main event fight this evening. “Chaos” has been looking to return …read more

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