Colby Covington News

Sep 24, 2017 8:52 am

Mike Perry goes off on Colby Covington, has plans to fight him soon

“Platinum” Mike Perry and Colby “Chaos” Covington are two of the brightest young contenders in the UFC welterweight division – and they really don’t seem to like each other. Over the last few months, the pair have exchanged plenty of heat in interviews and on social media. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio,...

Sep 13, 2017 3:46 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO Ep. 49 // Mike Perry | Colby Covington

BJPENN Radio is back tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more of what you crave! 8:15PM ET- Kicking off the show tonight we are joined the always entertaining “Platinum” Mike Perry. As UFC Fight Night Pittsburgh is just days away, we caught up with the welterweight slugger earlier in the week to preview his fight...

Sep 13, 2017 7:20 am

Welterweight contenders Colby Covington and Mike Perry swap heat on Twitter

Colby Covington and Mike Perry, two of the UFC’s most promising welterweight contenders, have been exchanging a bit of trash talk on Twitter. This heat began when when a fan asked Covington what his prediction was for Mike Perry’s UFC Pittsburgh scrap with Thiago Alves. Given that Alves is one of Covington’s teammates at American...

Aug 10, 2017 11:56 am

Colby Covington gives update on possible fight with Demian Maia

Earlier this week, rising UFC welterweight Colby Covington made a clever callout of recent welterweight title challenger Demian Maia. On Wednesday’s edition of BJ Penn Radio, Covington gave an update on this fight, telling host Kinch that he hopes it happens at UFC 217, inside Madison Square Garden, on November 4. “I’m looking for November...

Aug 10, 2017 11:51 am

Colby Covington trashes Magny and RDA: They wouldn’t fight me if I went up and b*tch-slapped them in front of their girl

Over the last few months, Colby Covington and his friend and training partner Jorge Masvidal have made repeated callouts of fellow welterweight contenders Rafael Dos Anjos and Neil Magny. Unfortunately, Magny and Dos Anjos didn’t oblige those callouts. So, you can imagine Covington and Masvidal’s frustration when a Magny and Dos Anjos were booked to...

Aug 6, 2017 2:50 pm

Colby Covington challenges Demian Maia while throwing shade at Tyron Woodley

UFC welterweight Colby Covington is a rising star in the UFC’s stacked welterweight division. “Chaos” has won four fights in a row, his latest being a lopsided decision victory over highly regarded Korean fighter Dong Hyun Kim. Covington is now looking for a big step up in competition as he issued a challenge to recent...

Aug 2, 2017 8:41 am

Colby Covington explains why he sided with Dana White against Tyron Woodley

On Saturday night, Tyron Woodley defended his title with a unanimous decision of Demian Maia. Regrettably, the fight was a bit of a slow one, and it generated quite a bit of backlash from UFC President Dana White. This backlash from White, in turn, prompted a fiery tirade from Woodley, who threatened to leak sensitive...

Jun 22, 2017 8:06 am

Colby Covington sounds off on Tyron Woodley and Demian Maia

Last weekend, on the main card of the UFC’s latest trip to Singapore, rising welterweight Colby Covington scored a career-best win over established contender Dong Hyun Kim. Shortly after this win, Covington made several callouts of his former training partner Tyron Woodley, who now wears the UFC welterweight title. On the latest episode of BJ...

Jun 21, 2017 2:42 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 38 // Alexander Volkanovski | Ray Sefo | Colby Covington | BJ Penn

BJPENN.COM Radio returns at 8PM ET/5PM PT with a stacked guest lineup! 8:15PM ET- We kick things off with featherweight prospect and a big winner from UFC Auckland, Alexander “The Great” Volkanovski. We’ll be recapping his win over Mizuto Hirota and getting the details of the his condition going in. From professional rugby to MMA,...

Jun 18, 2017 8:42 am

VIDEO | Fired up Colby Covington sends warning to Woodley, ‘Wonderbread’, and others

People don’t like it because I win every second of every minute of every round. #embarrassmenttour #easymoney #nobodycancompetewithme #ufc @ufc A post shared by colbycovington (@colbycovmma) on Jun 18, 2017 at 5:56am PDT On Saturday night in Singapore, rising UFC welterweight Colby Covington picked up the biggest win over his career, dominating the UFC’s seventh-ranked...

Jun 18, 2017 6:30 am

Colby Covington sets sights on Tyron Woodley: I’ll break him in half

On Saturday morning in Singapore, on the main card of UFC Fight Night 111, American Top Team’s Colby Covington scored a lopsided decision win over the UFC’s number-seven ranked welterweight, Dong Hyun Kim. With this win, the American is likely to burst into the divisional top-10, where more tough challenges are sure to await. Speaking...

Jun 17, 2017 6:08 am

UFC Singapore Results: Colby Covington dominates Dong Hyun Kim

UFC Singapore Results: Dong Hyun Kim vs. Colby Covington A welterweight scrap between Dong Hyun Kim and Colby Covington took place during today’s UFC Fight Night 111 main card in Singapore. Round one begins and Covington misses with an early kick. Kim presses forward and pushes Colby against the fence. Covington scores a foot sweep...

May 18, 2017 10:54 am

Colby Covington plans to embarrass Dong Hyun Kim, then take on a top-5 foe

On June 17, Colby Covington will step into the Octagon in far-off Singapore, where he will battle South Korean star Dong Hyun Kim in the starkest test of his career thus far. Despite the scale of this test, the American Top Team staple is confident he can beat Kim decisively. Covington broke down this high-stakes showdown...

May 17, 2017 2:14 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 33 // Volkan Oezdemir | James Vick | Colby Covington

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with a trio of future contenders! 8:15PM ET- Kicking off tonights show is the No. 5 ranked light-heavyweight and one of the athletes featured at UFC FN 109 in Sweden next week, Volkan Oezdemir. Coming off an incredible win over Ovince St. Preux back in February, Volkan...

Apr 6, 2017 11:18 am

Colby Covington explains why he prefers new Dong Hyun Kim booking to Rafael Dos Anjos fight

Rising UFC welterweight Colby Covington has spent the last few weeks campaigning for a fight with former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos, who recently announced his plan to jump up to welterweight. Unfortunately for Covington and his fans, Dos Anjos opted to sign on for a fight with former Strikeforce champ Tarec Saffiedine instead. The...

Apr 5, 2017 1:43 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 27 // Heath Herring | Colby Covington

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with Heath Herring and Colby Covington! 8:15PM ET- We kick things off tonight with “The Texas Crazy Horse” Heath Herring @TheHeathHerring. Following an eight-year hiatus from MMA, Heath returned to action in December under the RIZIN banner and is set to face Satoshi Ishii on April 16th....