Colby Covington doesn’t seem like focused on combating Stephen Thompson or Gilbert Burns.
Covington, who has not fought since he TKO’d Tyron Woodley within the fifth spherical, has been holding out for a title shot. But, with Kamaru Usman set to rematch Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261, many pundits thought “Chaos” ought to face both Thompson or Burns. Though each fights make sense, the previous interim welterweight champ believes “Wonderboy” is irrelevant and the struggle doesn’t make sense.
“Let’s additionally speak about Wonderboy. This man’s a 40-year-old man. He’s claiming to be a “boy.” What? I suppose you’ll be able to determine as of late as no matter you need as a result of if he needs to be a boy…He’s a 40-year-old man,” Covington mentioned to Submission Radio. “He drives round in his karate van with karate youngsters, and he watches cartoons. What’s scary about that? There’s nothing scary about that. If his dad was an actual man, he would have put his son in wrestling, not karate. The man’s irrelevant.”
As for Gilbert Burns, he has been calling out Colby Covington, however Chaos additionally believes the Brazilian doesn’t deserve the struggle. He’s coming off a knockout loss to the champ, and Covington believes he’s a blown-up light-weight who ought to return to 155lbs.
“Dilbert, you’re coming off a knockout loss,” Covington mentioned. “You’re a light-weight washout. You’re a scrub. You don’t need to struggle something. It’s essential to go beat a few bums at light-weight.”
As of proper now, it’s unsure when and who Colby Covington will struggle subsequent outing. Nonetheless, if he doesn’t wish to face Thompson or Burns and with Usman and Masvidal booked, Leon Edwards is the one individual within the prime 5 out there. However maybe Chaos simply waits to see what occurs between the title struggle and hopes he can face the winner.
Who do you wish to see Colby Covington struggle subsequent?