Sport Twitter reacts to Colby Covington's dominant TKO of Tyron Woodley at UFC on ESPN+ 36
Colby Covington explains why Tyron Woodley fight is 'going to be easy money'
LAS VEGAS – wasted little time rattling off all the reasons why his UFC on ESPN+ 36 main event against is an easy fight to market. They're the same reasons the UFC saw fit to keep the duo apart during Thursday's pre-fight news conference. It's as simple…It’s as simple as former welterweight champion Woodley (19-5-1 MMA, 9-4-1 UFC) using his solo portion to repeat “Black lives matter” statements and Covington (15-2 MMA, 10-2 UFC) wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat when it was his turn.
Colby Covington downed his rival on Saturday when he beat former champ Tyron Woodley in the UFC on ESPN+ 36 main event.
Covington (16-2 MMA, 11-2 UFC) rebounded from his title-fight loss to Kamaru Usman in December with one of the biggest wins of his career, beating former training partner Woodley (19-6-1 MMA, 9-5-1 UFC) by lopsided fifth-round TKO in the welterweight headliner, which took place at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
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UFC boss Dana White on Colby Covington backlash: 'We don't muzzle anybody here' .
ABU DHABI – UFC president Dana White is standing firm in his stance that he's not here to censor his fighters, no matter how controversial or outlandish their comments may be. has again found himself under the microscope of the MMA world in recent days for his comments…Colby Covington has again found himself under the microscope of the MMA world in recent days for his comments in the aftermath of his main event win over Tyron Woodley at UFC on ESPN+ 36 this past weekend. Covington had a heated exchange with current UFC champ Kamaru Usman on the ESPN post-fight show, and told the Nigerian-born fighter that he was getting “smoke signals” from his “tribe.