It failed to just take prolonged for former UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington to zero in on his next opponent right after his 2nd decline to winner Kamaru Usman in the UFC 268 primary event on Saturday.
For the duration of the UFC 268 put up-combat press meeting, Covington established his sights on previous teammate and close friend Jorge Masvidal. The two have develop into rivals in modern several years. Masvidal is scheduled to experience Leon Edwards at UFC 269 on Dec. 11. Covington thinks Masvidal should pull out of that battle.
“I believe the most logical stage is the heated rivalry with me and my former roommate ‘Street Judas’ Masvidal. He really should in all probability pull out of that battle with Leon ‘Scott’ and we need to just run it,” Covington claimed. “That’s a heated rivalry. He talked so considerably sh*t in the media and claimed so quite a few things about me.”
“I just want to maintain these folks accountable for the way they operate their mouth in the media, and it tends to make perception.”
Covington is keen to deal with the No. 7 ranked Masvidal even if he loses to No. 3 ranked Edwards. A loss to Edwards would put Masvidal on a 3-fight getting rid of streak. He is coming off again-to-again losses to champion Usman.
“If he (Masvidal) goes in advance with that Leon ‘Scott’ fight, Hunter Campbell, I just pray to you, make sure you God will not lower him soon after that 3rd decline in a row. Conserve him all over and let me be the 1 that finishes his vocation,” Covington said.
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