In an interview with Dana Loesch for The First, ‘Chaos’ gave White props for standing his floor in opposition to the “woke mob.”
“Dana White has, you understand, been such a godsend to the promotion, to the game of MMA. He stood as much as cancel tradition, the woke mob tried to cancel the UFC, tried to cancel Dana White, tried to say, after we had been nonetheless combating and giving fighters alternative to make a dwelling through the pandemic, ‘Oh, all of the fighters, that is so unsafe. God, persons are going to be useless, there’s going to be useless our bodies tripping over the road.’ He mentioned ‘No, I am not backing down. I am gonna give these fighters an opportunity to battle and compete and make a dwelling and put meals on our tables and roofs over heads’. So, Dana White is truthfully a legend and I am unable to thank him sufficient for standing as much as the woke mob and never backing down,” mentioned Colby Covington.
You’ll be able to watch the interview with Colby Covington under:
The 33-year-old hasn’t all the time shared a wholesome relationship with White. Just a few years in the past, ‘Chaos’ confronted the UFC president in a on line casino, asking why he was not being given a shot on the title. Covington, who was recording your complete incident, was advised by White to cease filming.
See footage of the confrontation under:
Colby Covington will battle for the UFC welterweight title in November
Colby Covington will headline the UFC 268 card in November. ‘Chaos’ will tackle Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title.
The battle can be a rematch as the 2 welterweights squared off for the primary time at UFC 245 in 2019. ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ managed to get the higher of Covington and gained the battle by way of TKO within the remaining spherical.
The competition was later awarded the ‘Battle of the Evening’ honor and each fighters obtained a bonus of $50,000 every.
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