Colby Covington shifted his coaching camp to MMA Masters final yr. The transfer was prompted by the boiling tensions between ‘Chaos’ and his former teammates at American High Workforce (ATT).
It seems Covington desires to escalate the feud by buying and selling pictures with ATT’s prize possession Dustin Poirier contained in the cage.
In an interview with Sherdog, the previous interim champion stated he desires to face ‘The Diamond’ after ending his enterprise with Kamaru Usman at UFC 268.
“The subsequent combat that should occur is Dustin Poirier,” stated Colby Covington.
Covington additional fired pictures at Dustin Poirier’s famed charity, ‘The Good Combat Basis’. The wrestling ace labeled the non-profit group a “tax write-off.”
Seemingly upset by Poirier’s remarks within the media about him, Covington challenged the Louisiana native to a battle down the road.
“He’s a pretend good man. He thinks he’s a charitable man when all people is aware of he makes use of his charity as a tax write off. He talked numerous s**t within the media. He stated it is on sight when he sees me. He’s gonna f**okay up Colby, this and that. Okay! You stated numerous issues to the media Dustin, come again it up within the UFC octagon,” added Colby Covington.
Try the entire interview under:
Colby Covington claims Dustin Poirier was the rationale why he left American High Workforce
In an interview with The Day by day Wire, Colby Covington detailed why he left ATT.
The 33-year-old said that his relationship with Dustin Poirier grew poisonous on account of his on-camera brash persona.
Poirier apparently refused to coach with Covington for the Robbie Lawler matchup and instructed ATT proprietor Dan Lambert that he needed ‘Chaos’ out of the fitness center.
“He’s like ‘I’m not coaching with you. I’m not gonna provide help to.’ I used to be gonna combat this man Robbie Lawler, who’s a legend within the UFC. It was certainly one of his associates. He’s like, ‘I’m not coaching with Colby, I don’t need nothing to do with Colby. I don’t like his act, his character. I would like him kicked out of the fitness center,’ and like he began placing his emotions into the fitness center proprietor and was like ‘Hey I would like him out.’ Like, ‘I don’t need him right here.’”
Earlier than their relationship soured, Covington and Poirier used to take to each other of their earlier days within the sport.
Whereas purists could dislike Colby Covington’s loud-mouthed promotion, it has earned him his second title shot in opposition to Kamaru Usman.
At UFC 268, Covington will face ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ for the second time in hopes of capturing the undiputed throne.
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