Colby Covington News

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...

Nov 14, 2017 7:22 am

Trash talking Colby Covington offers Tyron Woodley a reminder on social media

Surging welterweight contender Colby Covington has spent much of the last year talking trash about current welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. When Covington authored a career-best win over Demian Maia late last month, his verbal assault on Woodley picked up even more steam. On Monday, the trend continued, as Covington took to Instagram to offer Woodley...

Nov 9, 2017 4:21 pm

Colby Covington Threatens to KO Woodley in the Street in Wild New Interview

Colby Covington is not letting up on Tyron Woodley. Whether it is in the Octagon, on social media, in the grocery store, or at Impact Wrestling, Covington has been challenging Woodley left and right. It’s exactly what a guy coming off the biggest win of his career against Demian Maia should be doing. All of...

Nov 7, 2017 4:15 pm

VIDEO | Colby Covington Calls Out Tyron Woodley at Impact Wrestling

If there is one guy you can’t knock about being persistent, it’s Colby Covington. He’s gone to the ends of the Earth and back to get a title shot against Tyron Woodley, this time he’s ventured where no MMA fighter has ever gone before to call out a UFC fighter. Covington has been one of...

Nov 7, 2017 9:28 am

EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington has a bold prediction for a fight with Tyron Woodley

Riding high off a dominant win over Demian Maia, Colby Covington has spent the last few weeks campaigning for a title fight with welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. On the most recent episode of BJ Penn Radio, the surging welterweight contender also gave a prediction for the outcome of a possible fight with Woodley. Based on...

Nov 3, 2017 2:02 pm

Darren Till: People want me to kill Colby Covington for disrespecting Brazil

If you weren’t aware of Darren Till’s connection to Brazil, the rising star from Liverpool spent a few years living there and started his professional MMA career in the country and even speaks the native Portuguese language. With the years of living, training, and competing in Brazil, Till still has a strong connection with friends...

Nov 2, 2017 10:36 am

EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington explains why Tyron Woodley needs him

After dominating Demian Maia to a unanimous decision, and setting the MMA community on fire with a heated post-fight speech, Colby Covington believes he’s ready for a title fight with welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. And while Woodley has been dismissive of this possibility, Covington believes the champ needs him far more than he knows. “It...

Nov 1, 2017 5:12 pm

VIDEO | Ben Saunders Completely Snaps on Colby Covington Stylistically

If it’s attention Colby Covington wanted, attention he got. He took out former UFC welterweight title challenger Demian Maia, trashed Brazil, called out Tyron Woodley, and later spoke out against American Top Team co-founder Ricardo Liborio. Ben Saunders, fellow welterweight and ATT member, didn’t take too kindly to any of Covington’s comments. Matter of fact, he...

Nov 1, 2017 3:04 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 56 // Colby Covington | Emil Meek | Jorge Masvidal

BJPENN Radio returns tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more great guests! 8:15PM ET– Kicking things off, we are joined by a man stealing all the headlines this week, Colby Covington. Following the biggest win of his career over the weekend against Demian Maia, and the post-fight interview that made “Chaos” the most talked about...

Nov 1, 2017 10:55 am

UFC rankings updated – Colby Covington shoots up welterweight ranks

UFC Fight Night 119 took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil over the weekend. Colby Covington made a lot of noise there in Brazil after beating the most recent UFC welterweight title challenger, Demian Maia. Covington lashed out at the fans in Brazil and made some people upset, despite later explaining he is just having fun...

Nov 1, 2017 9:56 am

Tyron Woodley Basically Says He Could Beat Colby Covington With One Arm

No matter what crazy stuff he said, you can’t deny that Colby Covington backed it up by taking out Demian Maia at UFC Sao Paulo. He may be in some hot water, but he made the most out of his time on the mic and called out Tyron Woodley to challenge for his UFC welterweight...

Oct 31, 2017 9:56 am

Colby Covington responds to “joke” ATT co-founder Ricardo Liborio

Yesterday afternoon American Top Team co-founder Ricardo Liborio took to Instagram with a post that announced his departure from the gym, and also condemned the recent anti-Brazil comments of ATT staple Colby Covington. I feel that I must make a statement in light of the comments made by Colby Convigton along with the amount of...

Oct 31, 2017 6:01 am

Colby Covington recounts in his experience in Brazil after controversial post-fight comments

Colby Covington had a wild time in Brazil. Moments after his unanimous decision win over Demian Maia was announced, the red-hot welterweight went off on the country, calling it a “a dump” and referring to its citizens as “filthy animals.” Unsurprisingly, the people of Brazil weren’t happy with Covington’s remarks. The UFC, meanwhile immediately feared...