Colby Covington News

Jan 12, 2018 6:50 am

Kamaru Usman Believes it’s Fate to Beat Up Colby Covington

Kamaru Usman is frustrated to say the least. He’s campaigned for the better part of a year for higher ranked names to test himself against, but the fights never got booked. All of the big fights he’s wanted have either passed him by for some reason or another, or have been taken by Colby Covington....

Dec 26, 2017 4:22 pm

BREAKING VIDEO | Chael Sonnen Claims Rafael dos Anjos Won’t Get the Shot at Tyron Woodley

Welterweight is absolutely insane right now, with Tyron Woodley as the undisputed king and Colby Covington causing chaos at every turn. Former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos upset former welterweight belt holder Robbie Lawler, supposedly earning a title shot. However, that’s not the direction the UFC is going in according to Chael Sonnen. It looks...

Dec 24, 2017 1:39 am

EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington explains why he thinks Woodley and dos Anjos are ducking him

Having established himself as one of the welterweight division’s top contenders, Colby Covington is now eyeing one of two fights: a title fight with reigning champ Tyron Woodley, or an interim title fight with fellow contender Rafael dos Anjos. Unfortunately for him, neither man seems interested in fighting him at this particular moment. Covington believes...

Dec 21, 2017 7:17 am

EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington verbally eviscerates “fake f**k, plagiarist” Kenny Florian

Earlier this week, surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington and Fox Sports UFC analyst Kenny Florian got into a heated verbal skirmish on Twitter. If this exchange didn’t make it abundantly clear, Colby Covington is not a Kenny Florian fan, and he greatly disagrees with some of the analyst’s recent comments. “He’s over on UFC...

Dec 20, 2017 1:09 pm

BJPENN.COM Rado Ep. 63 // Sean O’Malley | Colby Covington

BJPENN Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more of what you crave! 8:15PM ET- First up, one of the most exciting young athletes to join the UFC roster in 2017, “Sugar” Sean O’Malley. Coming off his UFC debut at the TUF 26 Finale, Sean has gone from unknown to someone the MMA community...

Dec 14, 2017 5:57 am

Colby Covington and Kenny Florian absolutely roast each other in fiery Twitter beef

Surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington is not afraid to get into it with his naysayers on Twitter. The latest person to find himself on the receiving end of Covington’s Twitter trash talk is former UFC title challenger and current analyst Kenny Florian. It began when Covington responded to a Tweet from UFC on Fox,...

Dec 13, 2017 7:38 pm

Report | Woodley and Covington Being Discussed as Possible TUF 27 Coaches

According to The Sports Journal’s Farrah Hannoun, season 27 of The Ultimate Fighter may be getting coaches who are just beginning a heated rivalry. So it seems that Tyron Woodley & Colby Covington coaching the next season of #TUF is being discussed as a possibility. Considering that Woodley is about to undergo surgery, it would...

Dec 9, 2017 12:53 pm

Colby Covington Has Become Too Much for These UFC Fighters to Handle

Colby Covington has been making a case for a shot at welterweight champion Tyron Woodley for awhile now, but it’s been more than just talk. He did end up with a win over the last title challenger in grappling guru Demian Maia. This only heated up his rampage promotional tour to make sure Woodley, and...

Nov 25, 2017 5:34 pm

VIDEO | Colby Covington issues a challenge to UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley

Surging UFC welterweight contender Colby “Chaos” Covington is “staying ready” in hopes that he can secure a short-notice title fight with current 170-pound champion Tyron Woodley at December’s UFC 219 event in Las Vegas. Covington recently took to social media where he issued the following challenge to “The Chosen One”, who Colby claims is afraid...

Nov 25, 2017 10:12 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen Praises ‘Ton of Fun’ Colby Covington

Everywhere Tyron Woodley turns, Colby Covington is there: On television, on the Twitter, even sliding into comment sections on Facebook. However, his antics have drawn more attention than from just the UFC welterweight champion, he basically has an entire nation of Brazilians angry at him. Something that resulted in an altercation with heavyweight Fabricio Werdum...

Nov 22, 2017 6:18 am

Chael Sonnen sides with Colby Covington, not “scumbag” Fabricio Werdum

Colby Covington is one of the most talked about fighters in MMA right now. Unfortunately, much of the talk about him has been negative. Public discourse surrounding the welterweight star picked up when he insulted the entire country of Brazil after his recent win over Demian Maia. It reached a boiling point when he had...

Nov 20, 2017 7:52 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington gives timetable for jump to WWE

Over the last few months, Colby Covington has been sharpening his tools not just as a mixed martial artist, but as a pro wrestler. While it’s no surprise that his experience in MMA is translating well into the pro wrestling world, he’s also finding that his forays into pro-wrestling world could be beneficial to his MMA...

Nov 19, 2017 3:49 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington plans to win UFC belts in at least two divisions

Surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington plans to win UFC belts in at least two divisions. “Chaos” was a recent guest on BJPENN RADIO where he revealed his plans on becoming a two-division champion. “Yeah, you know, the thing is this. I could go up to 185 (pounds), or I could go down to 155...

Nov 19, 2017 2:40 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington goes off on “unprofessional” Conor McGregor

Surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington has made a lot of headlines in recent weeks. It all started last month in Brazil after Covington scored a unanimous decision over hometown favorite Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 119. In his post-fight interview “Chaos” called the country “a dump” and said that the people of Brazil...

Nov 19, 2017 11:19 am

UFC exec updates on Fabricio Werdum’s alleged assault of Colby Covington

Earlier this week, former UFC heavyweight champion and UFC Sydney headliner Fabricio Werdum had a run-in with surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington. The exact events of this encounter are not known. Covington claims Werdum punched him. Werdum, meanwhile, claims no punch was thrown. What is clear, however, is that Werdum hit Covington with a...

Nov 19, 2017 8:24 am

UFC Sydney winner Belal Muhammad directs threat at Colby Covington

Last night, the UFC returned to Sydney, Australia with an exciting, 13-fight event. One of the big winners of the event was main card welterweight fighter Belal Muhammad, who took out dangerous veteran Tim “The Dirty Bird” Means via split decision. In the moments after this win, which stands out as one of the best...

Nov 17, 2017 7:43 am

VIDEO | Mystic Masvidal Warned Colby Covington About Fabricio Werdum Confrontation

Unless you’re living under an MMA rock, you should know by now that Fabricio Werdum hit Colby Covington in the face with a boomerang while in Sydney, Australia promoting the UFC card that goes down this weekend. Covington went on Instagram live right as it ended and went off on the heavyweight fighter for attacking...

Nov 16, 2017 5:00 pm

Fabricio Werdum Makes the Australian News After Confrontation with Colby Covington

In what seems to be on-going coverage of UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum, a video has surfaced of an Australian news station who ran a story covering the confrontation between Werdum and UFC welterweight Colby Covington. Werdum and Covington had an altercation early Thursday when the two ran in to each other in Australia as both...

Nov 16, 2017 1:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington gives his take on possible Nate Diaz welterweight title shot

Over the last few days, there has been a tidal wave of buzz surrounding a possible welterweight title fight between champ Tyron Woodley and long-time lightweight contender Nate Diaz at UF 219. While this possible showdown has generated a flood of excitement, however, there are plenty of people who believe it’s the wrong choice, as...

Nov 16, 2017 9:52 am

VIDEO | The Boomerang Fabricio Werdum Hit Covington With Was a Gift From a Fan

And the Boomerang Werdum used to hit Colby with was given to him by a fan pic.twitter.com/nZ8afHgHxl — Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) November 16, 2017 While some people were already cozy in there beds last night, Fabricio Werdum and Colby Covington had a rumble Down Under. At first, it was unclear what happened and even now...

Nov 16, 2017 8:45 am

Report: Colby Covington pressing charges against Fabricio Werdum

Last night, video surfaced of a heated confrontation between surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington and UFC Sydney headliner Fabricio Werdum. In this video, Covington claimed that the former heavyweight champ Werdum sucker punched him. In a subsequent statement to FloCombat, Werdum assured Covington was the aggressor and that he did not throw a punch. A video from...

Nov 16, 2017 6:01 am

Fabricio Werdum and Colby Covington break silence on heated confrontation in Australia

Last night, video surfaced of a heated confrontation between top UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington and former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. In this video, Covington claimed that Werdum had punched him, and went off on the Brazilian in a heated tirade. “Look at this clown. You’re a f*cking clown Fabricio Werdum,” Covington said in...

Nov 15, 2017 1:58 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 58 // Valentina Shevchenko | Colby Covington | Amanda Nunes | Al Iaquinta

BJPENN Radio returns at 8PM ET/5PM PT with another stacked lineup! 8:15PM ET- Kicking off the show we are joined by former title challenger and possible future UFC champion, “The Bullet” Valentina Schevchenko. Shortly after announcing she would be dropping down to compete in the newly formed women’s flyweight division, Valentina challenged Paige Van Zant...