Colby Covington has aimed digs at Jorge Masvidal, Dustin Poirier and his spouse Jolie simply hours after his rematch with Kamaru Usman was confirmed.
The welterweight contender will get his alternative to as soon as once more attempt to prise the belt from Usman later this 12 months, with the UFC reportedly eyeing a date at Madison Sq. Backyard for his or her sequel.
Though one would anticipate ‘Chaos’ to be overjoyed at getting one other shot on the ‘Nigerian Nightmare’, the 33-year-old appeared content material to as an alternative criticise his former teammates at American Prime Workforce as an alternative.
Covington was unceremoniously compelled out for clashing with a number of of the important thing members and has remained vocal about his displeasure ever since.
His time on the Florida health club turned more and more tense on account of his willingness to talk his thoughts and the previous interim champion at 170lbs has as soon as once more lashed out.
“I didn’t wish to convey up their identify and provides them any [publicity] as a result of they don’t deserve something,” Covington advised Submission Radio.
“They’re not this high staff, and so they’re not American as a result of they don’t imagine in freedom of speech.
“They kick somebody out for freedom of speech. The power that was within the health club day by day, I didn’t wish to complain and make these excuses, however it was unhealthy.”
He continued: “All people is aware of the historical past that I’ve had with a few of these fighters – Journeyman Avenue Judas Masvidal, Doofus Dustin Poirier.”
“The faux good man [Poirier],” he added, “The faux charitable household man, his little Jezebel of a spouse.”
It’s not the primary time Jolie Poirier has been embroiled in trash speaking this month alone, with Conor McGregor taking photographs earlier than UFC 264.
Even after being completed as soon as once more by ‘The Diamond’ and mendacity on the canvas with a fractured leg, McGregor crassly labelled Poirier a ‘little hoe’ after claiming she tried to speak privately to him on Instagram.