Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tuned in to watch his former college roommate Colby Covington take on Tyron Woodley this evening.
Woodley (19-6-1 MMA) had entered tonight’s grudge match with Covington looking to rebound from a two-fight losing streak. In his most previous efforts, ‘The Chosen One’ has suffered unanimous decision losses to Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns respectively.
Meanwhile, Jon Jones former college roommate turned bitter enemy in Colby Covington (16 -2 MMA) was most previously seen in action at UFC 245 in December of 2019, where he suffered a TKO loss to reigning welterweight champ Kamaru Usman. Prior to his setback to ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’, the promotions former interim welterweight title holder in ‘Chaos’ was coming off a dominant decision win over Robbie Lawler at UFC Newark.
Tonight’s UFC Vegas 11 main event proved to be a lopsided contest, as Colby Covington was able to dominate Tyron Woodley for the better portion of four rounds before scoring a bizarre finish in round five.
Official UFC Vegas 11 Result: Colby Covington def. Tyron Woodley via TKO (injury) at 1:19 of Round 5
Jon Jones took to social media minutes before tonight’s event headliner to poke fun at his former college roommate in Covington. ‘Bones’ highlighted that ‘Chaos’ appeared to be rocking a cold sore in his UFC Vegas 11 promo.
“Apparently it’s cold sore season.”
Despite Covington’s dominant win over Woodley, Jon Jones tune did not change whatsoever.
Still got herpes
— BONY (@JonnyBones) September 20, 2020
“Still got herpes.” Jones wrote.
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This article first appeared on BJPENN.com on September 19, 2020