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Colby Covington pokes fun at Jon Jones following battery allegations

Colby Covington was quick to jump on battery allegations against Jon Jones.
KRQE News 13 revealed that Jones is facing a battery charge stemming from an alleged April strip club incident. …read more

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Predictions! UFC On ESPN 4 ‘Prelims’ Preview - Pt. 2

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While Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington and the other top-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight standouts try to sort themselves out, …read more

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Kamaru Usman Responds to Colby Covington’s Faking Injury Claim

One of the longer standing rivalries in the UFC today is that of reigning welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and former interim champion Colby Covington. Usman claims that the two welterweights …read more

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UFC on ESPN 5 poster released: Robbie Lawler vs. Colby Covington dubbed 'teammates turned rivals'

Colby Covington and Robbie Lawler were once teammates. Now scheduled to face off against one another, they’re rivals.
Former UFC welterweight champ Lawler (28-13 MMA, 13-7 UFC) and former interim champ …read more

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Dan Lambert Has ‘Nothing Bad To Say About Robbie Lawler’

In the main event of UFC Newark, ATT’s own, Colby Covington is taking on a former ATT fighter in Robbie Lawler. And, leading up to the fight, “Chaos” explained why …read more

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Dan Lambert has 'nothing bad to say about Robbie Lawler' after leaving ATT

Robbie Lawler’s reason to depart from American Top Team was never quite clarified.
That’s until former interim welterweight champion and ATT standout, Colby Covington, came out and said it was because …read more

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Robbie Lawler responds to Colby Covington’s claim that he left ATT because of a picture

Former welterweight kingpin Robbie Lawler will return to the octagon this August at UFC Newark for a fight with former interim title holder Colby Covington.
‘Ruthless’ was most recently seen in …read more

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Robbie Lawler Responds To Colby Covington’s ATT Departure Claims

Former American Top Team (ATT) teammates Robbie Lawler and Colby Covington will face off in the main event of August 3’s UFC Newark. The two used to train side-by-side in …read more

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Robbie Lawler takes high road on Colby Covington's claim about American Top Team departure

Unlike many of his welterweight counterparts, Robbie Lawler isn’t taking Colby Covington’s bait by engaging in a war of words.
Covington (14-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) and Lawler (28-13 MMA, 13-7 UFC) …read more

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Masvidal Calls Out ‘Easy’ McGregor

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal, now ranked No. 3 after stiffening Ben Askren at UFC 239, is hoping to leapfrog Colby Covington and earn a division title …read more

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‘I Want To Leave Him In A Pool Of His Own Blood’

As the “captain” of American Top Team (ATT), Colby Covington feels it’s his duty to take care of any problems or issues surrounding the famed mixed martial arts (MMA) camp. …read more

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Posted on July 11, 2019, 1:16 am By
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After ATT snub, Colby Covington wants to leave Robbie Lawler in pool of his own blood

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In Colby Covington’s world, a fight with Robbie Lawler is a chance to defend the welterweight title he still holds – and get one …read more

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Colby Covington: Robbie Lawler Turned His Back On ATT Over A Picture

They say a picture is worth a thousand words and if Colby Covington is to be believed, then a picture is to blame for Robbie Lawler’s exit from American Top …read more

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Colby Covington says win over Robbie Lawler makes him ‘the best welterweight of all time’

Colby Covington will return to the Octagon in the main event of UFC Newark. On this card former interim champion will not be fighting for the welterweight title, as many …read more

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Israel Adesanya: Robert Whittaker title fight 'definitely' in Australia

Israel Adesanya on two fights that lie ahead, Colby Covington on fighting a friend, Francis Ngannou on fighting for a belt and more from Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show. …read more

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Colby Covington takes credit for Jorge Masvidal knockout, taunts Ben Askren

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Former UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington – who now calls himself the undisputed and “people’s champ of America” – said Jorge Masvidal has …read more

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Masvidal On Fighting Covington: I Didn’t Get Into This Business To High Five With No Man

Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington may be training partners and friends, but “Gamebred” would still collide with “Chaos” if UFC gold was on the line. Masvidal made quite the statement …read more

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Posted on July 8, 2019, 3:46 pm By
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Askren Was Wasted And Now Covington Is Shook

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim welterweight champion, Colby Covington, is probably shitting his pants now that Jorge Masvidal has become the people’s contender, thanks to a record-setting knockout over …read more

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Ben Askren breaks down Covington vs. Lawler fight

At UFC Newark, on August 3, top welterweight Colby Covington will look to reestablish himself as the next man in line for the champion Kamaru Usman with a big win …read more

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Woodley Vs Usman 2 In November?

The talk surrounding the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title has focused on the race to the strap between Ben Askren and Colby Covington. The former competes against Jorge Masvidal …read more

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Covington Should Be No. 1 Welterweight Contender, But Askren or Masvidal Might Be Instead

When it was recently revealed that Colby Covington was booked to fight Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC Newark, we should have all got the hint that maybe …read more

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Ben Askren thinks he will leapfrog Colby Covington for next welterweight title shot

Although most consider Colby Covington to be the No. 1 contender in the UFC welterweight division, it’s possible he gets passed over for the next title shot.
Everyone thought Covington would …read more

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Colby Covington says Donald Trump’s sons will attend his next fight

Colby Covington is a vocal supporter of President Donald Trump, and actually got some face time in with the man in 2018, shortly after he defeated Rafael dos Anjos to …read more

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Demain Maia Says Maybe The Next Fight Will Be His Last

Demian Maia once again showed only the top welterweights can beat him. He was on a three-fight losing streak where he lost to Tyron Woodley, Colby Covington, and Kamaru Usman. …read more

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Colby Covington blasts Nick Diaz following reports that the Stockton native has resumed training

Colby Covington had some harsh words for Nick Diaz following a report that the Stockton native has resumed training.
The former UFC interim welterweight champion, Covington, recently took to Twitter where …read more

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Colby Covington explains why he accepted fight with ‘incredible’ Robbie Lawler

Colby Covington was widely expected to get the first crack at new UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, but after a series of twists and turns, he ultimately found himself booked …read more

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Latest UFC Newark Fight Card, ESPN Line Up

With reigning titleholder Kamaru Usman sidelined until November, top-ranked welterweight contender, Colby Covington, will risk his spot atop the 170-pound leaderboard in a five-round main event opposite former division champion …read more

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Colby Covington: Forget Ben Askren, Robbie Lawler is the 'most worthy contender'

Contrary to popular belief, Colby Covington isn’t always trash-talking his opponents. Indeed, the former UFC interim welterweight champion is heading into his next fight with a healthy dose of respect …read more

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Morning Report: Kamaru Usman on Colby Covington taking another fight: ‘This kid f*cks it up again!’

If you haven’t heard, Colby Covington did a thing earlier this week, accepting a fight with Robbie Lawler at UFC Newark. It was a weird decision because Covington was the …read more

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Manager: It’s disappointing that Covington isn’t fighting for the title next

Dan Lambert discusses UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington taking on Robbie Lawler instead of champion Kamaru Usman. Colby Covington was theoretically at the front of the line to face new …read more

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Stream or download MMA Junkie Radio #2948 with Colby Covington

Stream or download Tuesday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with guest Colby Covington.
Covington has quite a bit on his mind after being named to the main event of UFC on …read more

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Morning Report: Colby Covington explains why he accepted fight with Robbie Lawler instead of waiting for title shot

Earlier this week, it was announced that Colby Covington would be headlining UFC Newark against Robbie Lawler. It was an unexpected announcement as Covington seemed to be in line for …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio kicks off tonight at 8 p.m. ET with guests Daniel Cormier, Colby Covington

MMA Junkie Radio kicks off tonight at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) with guests Daniel Cormier and Colby Covington.
Cormier, the UFC heavyweight champion, will defend his title against the …read more

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Colby Covington's manager: UFC issued 'a little closer' to demand than offer to fight Robbie Lawler

The UFC on ESPN 5 fight between former training partners Colby Covington and Robbie Lawler came about because the promotion ran out of time to book a viable main event, …read more

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Colby Covington lashes out at Ben Askren: 'He doesn't even have a UFC win yet'

Forty-eight hours prior, Colby Covington was dead set on waiting for the next shot at UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman.
Then late Monday night, it was announced that Covington instead will …read more

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Askren mocks Covington after title shot snub: ‘Told you, dumbass’

Ben Askren takes a dig at Colby Covington following the news that he has accepted a fight with Robbie Lawler rather than a title shot against Kamaru Usman. Former interim …read more

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Four Fights Reported For UFC Newark

Last night, UFC Newark got their main event as Colby Covington will return to the Octagon to take on Robbie Lawler. Now, the card has also gotten four more fights …read more

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Ben Askren roasts Colby Covington for not getting desired title shot

Ben Askren doesn’t shy away from a twitter roast. Today is no exception as he mocks Colby Covington for not getting a title shot.
Askren, the former Olympic wrestler and Bellator …read more

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Covington Vs Lawler Booked For UFC Newark

I guess Colby Covington got tired of waiting around for Kamaru Usman to get off the bench and will instead risk his 170-pound title shot against former champion, Robbie Lawler, …read more

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Colby Covington explains decision to accept fight with “living legend” Robbie Lawler

Earlier tonight news broke that former interim welterweight champion Colby Covington would be returning to the octagon at August’s UFC Newark event against former division kingpin Robbie Lawler.
The booking came …read more

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Colby Covington vs. Robbie Lawler Nearly Finalized for UFC Newark Main Event on Aug. 3

Colby Covington’s next Octagon appearance will not be a title shot as initially anticipated. Instead, the former interim welterweight titlist will square off against Robbie Lawler in the UFC on …read more

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Kamaru Usman issues statement following Covington vs Lawler booking

It was expected that current UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman would fight former interim champ Colby Covington in his first attempted title defense.
However, that is no longer the case as …read more

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UFC finalizing Covington-Lawler bout for Aug. 3

A welterweight bout between Colby Covington and Robbie Lawler at UFC Fight Night in New Jersey is being finalized, according to UFC president Dana White. …read more

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Kamaru Usman issues statement following Covington vs Lawler booking

It was expected that current UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman would fight former interim champ Colby Covington in his first attempted title defense.
However, that is no longer the case as …read more

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Covington vs. Lawler verbally agreed for UFC Newark

Former teammates at American Top Team will duke it out in New Jersey later this summer. Colby Covington’s next fight will not be for the UFC welterweight title after all.
The …read more

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Colby Covington vs. Robbie Lawler in the works as main event for UFC Newark

Former interim welterweight champion Colby Covington is apparently done waiting for his shot at the undisputed title and will instead return to action in August.
A main event showdown between Covington …read more

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Colby Covington vs. Robbie Lawler set for UFC on ESPN 5 main event in Newark

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The UFC’s return to New Jersey this summer appears to have its main event, and it’s one that …read more

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BREAKING: Colby Covington vs. Robbie Lawler Agreed For UFC Newark

It looks like Colby Covington’s next opponent will not be Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title holder Kamaru Usman. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto is reporting that Covington and Robbie Lawler have …read more

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Ben Askren has hunch a win over Jorge Masvidal nets a shot at Kamaru Usman

LOS ANGELES – Like many, Ben Askren had the idea in his head that Kamaru Usman’s first UFC welterweight title defense would be against Colby Covington, who is on an …read more

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Colby Covington: Fight With Kamaru Usman is 'Set in Stone'

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship interim welterweight champion Colby Covington (14-1) is confident that his next fight will be a championship tilt against Kamaru Usman …read more

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Video: Ben Askren says he’s ‘very far’ in Jorge Masvidal’s head, under his skin

LOS ANGELES — At a media day for UFC 239, Ben Askren talks about being in Jorge Masvidal’s head, why he thinks nobody cares about Colby Covington, where Henry Cejudo …read more

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Leslie Smith believes ‘strings were pulled’ in UFC lawsuit

Leslie Smith talks about her labor complaint against the UFC. Leslie Smith is suspicious about the timing of her failed UFC labor complaint, and Dana White and Colby Covington’s meeting …read more

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Ben Askren believes he could steal Colby Covington’s title shot at UFC 239

Former Bellator and ONE Championship welterweight titleholder Ben Askren is scheduled for his second UFC appearance at UFC 239 on July 6, where he’ll battle fellow contender Jorge Masvidal. It’s …read more

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Ben Askren Thinks He Could Skip Colby Covington For UFC Title Shot

Ben Askren sees the possibility of taking Colby Covington’s spot for the next Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title shot. Askren will clash with Jorge Masvidal on July 6 at …read more

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Ben Askren believes he could jump over Colby Covington with win at UFC 239

When Ben Askren came out of retirement to finally join the UFC roster it was only for one reason — and that was proving he’s the best in the world.
With …read more

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Colby Covington shares date for title fight, unsure Usman will be involved

Colby Covington is claiming he will fight for the UFC welterweight title in November, when the UFC returns to New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden. However, he’s not sure …read more

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Covington: UFC Wants Title Fight In November — With Or Without Usman

Even if you can’t stand the sight (or sound) of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight No. 1 contender, Colby Covington, it’s hard to argue against him when it comes to …read more

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Covington says Usman could get stripped: ‘He might not show up’

Colby Covington says the UFC could strip current welterweight champion Kamaru Usman if “The Nigerian Nightmare” does not agree to fight Covington later this year. Colby Covington guarantees he is …read more

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Colby Covington feels fight fans have been ‘robbed,’ vows to fix the problem

Colby Covington hasn’t fought since UFC 225 back in June of 2018. Since then, he has had nasal surgery and a fairly public dispute with Dana White and the UFC …read more

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Colby Covington rips Jon Jones, Conor McGregor for not ‘giving back’

Colby Covington recently paid a visit to the men and women in uniform aboard the USS New York. He believes that other UFC stars like Jon Jones and Conor McGregor …read more

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Colby: Diaz And Pettis Are On The Doughboy Diet

At UFC 235 earlier this year, Colby Covington had a brief run-in with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bad boy Nate Diaz, as “Chaos” revealed the Stockton slugger flipped him the …read more

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Kamaru Usman hoping to defend title against Covington by end of year

“By the end of the year, I should be fighting again, for sure.” Don’t expect to see Kamaru Usman defend his welterweight title against Colby Covington anytime soon.
Usman, who dominated …read more

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Covington: ‘It would be an honor’ to fight teammate Masvidal

Unlike many fighters, Colby Covington says he is willing to set his friendship with Jorge Masvidal aside and make a fight happen. Colby Covington is looking to build the …read more

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