HomeUFCColby Covington: Dustin Poirier Dropped & Taunted Amateur In Training
Colby Covington: Dustin Poirier Dropped & Taunted Amateur In Training
June 7, 2021
Colby Covington has fairly the daring declare on his former American Prime Group teammate Dustin Poirier.
Covington and Poirier have had their share of back-and-forth exchanges. Even when the 2 have been coaching at ATT, issues acquired testy between Covington and “The Diamond.” It acquired to the purpose the place Poirier threatened to place fingers on Covington the subsequent time he noticed him. Finally, Covington made his exit from ATT.
Quick ahead to the halfway level of 2021 and there may be nonetheless no love misplaced. Throughout an interview with MMAJunkie’s Mike Bohn, Covington claimed that Poirier as soon as taunted an novice who he dropped throughout sparring (h/t LowKickMMA.com).
“Dustin (Poirier) will not be a pleasant, charitable man. He’s a bit of sh*t individual — let me present you this video, Mike, so you may see it off-camera, I can’t present it on digicam, take a look at this, take a look at this struggle, this was at coaching. Wait, that is an novice, by the best way, no headgear, he was going coaching with him, watch. Watch what he says in his face, ‘And New’ — he’s rubbing it within the child’s face after he drops him. What’s good and honorable, and charitable about that?“
“You simply dropped an novice who got here that will help you practice for Khabib (Nurmagomedov) which — why are you coaching with amateurs while you’re getting ready for Khabib as it’s?” Covington continued. “You’ve got the perfect wrestler, the perfect cardio freak within the health club as there may be on the health club on the time, however you selected to coach with amateurs and also you’re alleged to be this good man however you’re not and also you’re knocking out amateurs, and also you’re yelling of their face, ‘And New’. That’s not Khabib child, you didn’t simply knock out Khabib. So Dustin’s a prick. Dustin’s a bit of sh*t, and I’m sick of this, ‘good man’ act.“
Poirier is at present getting ready for a trilogy struggle with Conor McGregor. The third showdown between the 2 is ready to happen on July 10 in the primary occasion of UFC 264.
As for Covington, his subsequent struggle hasn’t been made official. With that mentioned, he believes the UFC will drive welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, to struggle him a second time.