Colby Covington appears to have the rematch he needed with Kamaru Usman locked in for November 6.
Chaos is a divisive determine inside the MMA world. He went from a relative unknown, though vastly expert fighter to considered one of then-president Donald Trump’s greatest supporters and heat-seeking targets of the UFC.
Chatting with Candace Owens on the Every day Wire, Covington opened up about his relationship with Trump and the decision he acquired from the then-president after defeated Tyron Woodley again in September 2020.
“It was surreal. It was my profession defining second to have somebody who I love a lot, who’s a hero to me and my idol, to have him name and celebrating and saying how massive of a fan he’s of me.
“Like, dude you’re my idol. I’m an enormous fan of you. I recognize what you do for America, for the folks, you place us first and having you name and take the trip of your day…
“And he’s like “Hey man I needed to depart this rally … and I needed to get again in time … I needed to want my favourite fighter Colby Chaos Covington congratulations,” Covington defined.
Trump would take issues a step additional and invite the welterweight to considered one of his debates in Ohio.
“He put me on a really quick record of individuals to be at his debate in Ohio,” Covington defined. “That was simply unbelievable. Whenever you help the Trump household, they actually present their help for you.
“God Bless the Trumps. Thanks for the whole lot they’ve achieved for us.”
Covington patiently waited for his likelihood to face Usman once more as soon as he defeated Woodley. Leon Edwards is on a 10-fight win streak and just lately defeated Nate Diaz to ensure he’s on the head of the queue and even nonetheless, Covington is subsequent.
“I’m going to be getting my rematch with Marty Fakenewsman,” Covington informed Owens.
“I’m going to be combating November 6 for the world title. They mentioned it’s tentatively deliberate for MSG in NYC, so so long as the pandemic, or scam-demic, doesn’t sluggish it down, we needs to be going to New York or Vegas, worst case state of affairs.
“November 6 is locked. We’re getting our rematch, and we’re going to get our revenge.”
Covington gave Usman fairly simply the hardest take a look at of his welterweight title reign to this point when the pair initially met UFC 245 in December 2019.
Most individuals had the combat lifeless even heading into the fifth and last spherical, however Usman would break Covington’s jaw and go on to safe a TKO stoppage.
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