Colby Covington issues a “formal apology” following UFC Sao Paulo

Colby Covington

Colby Covington has issued what he is calling a “formal apology” following his controversial post-fight interview last night in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

“Chaos” made headlines yesterday when he called Brazil a “dump” and it’s people “filthy animals” following his unanimous decision victory over submission specialist Demian Maia.

“I should have knocked him (Demian Maia) out. Brazil you’re a dump! All you filthy animals suck! I’ve got one thing to say.. Tyron Woodley I’m coming for you! If you don’t answer the front door, I am going to knock it in and take what’s mine, that welterweight belt!”

Originally, Covington stated that he would NOT issue a public apology for his post-fight antics at UFC Sao Paulo.

However, the outspoken welterweight did tweet out the following earlier today:

“I went to work last week. I was screamed at, spit at, assaulted with water bottles and other objects by an angry mod and serenaded by 10,000 voices yelling ‘you are going to die.’ My employer had to place security at my hotel room to protect me.”

“I would like to formally apologize to any filthy animal I offended by comparing them to my hosts in Sao Paulo.”

Well that is one way of making an apology! Who do you want to see Colby Covington fight next? Sound off PENN Nation!