Tyron Woodley isn’t feeling sorry for Colby Covington.
Many thought an Closing Combating Championship (UFC) welterweight title bout between champion Woodley and Covington was throughout the bag. At a time, Covington was the interim welterweight champion and he developed a feud with “The Chosen One.” Supplied that Woodley isn’t a robust draw on his private, many believed this match-up would herald some secure pay-per-view numbers.
Tyron Woodley Sheds Few Tears For Colby Covington
UFC president Dana White expressed his discontent with Covington for current course of nasal surgical process as a substitute of combating Woodley at UFC 228 once more in Sept. 2018. The title fight ended up going to Kamaru Usman. Speaking to The Mac Life, Woodley outlined why he has no sympathy for Covington (via MMAMania.com):
”I really feel it’s hilarious he’s attempting to get a pity celebration like anyone’s going to return to his rescue. All individuals’s laughing at him. It’s humorous that Colby had all that s**t to say. He had many chances to fight me and Dana lastly, like I’m always getting referred to as out, nevertheless for the first time Dana referred to as him out, Colby had a chance to fight me in September and he didn’t do it. So … you’ll find a way to solely take his f**king act for subsequently prolonged, lastly people are going to see what the true deal is.”
Woodley vs. Usman is prepared to occur on March 2 throughout the co-main event of UFC 235. If all goes properly, Jon Jones will defend his delicate heavyweight gold in opposition to Anthony Smith within the precept event. Stick to MMA News for the latest updates on UFC 235.
Did you assume the UFC made the suitable title reserving Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman as a substitute of Woodley vs. Colby Covington?