Colby Covington was recorded last week to provide the latest information on the upcoming grudge match between him and Jorge Masvidal. “Chaos” is the best friend in front of him I’m worried about stylistic matchups..
The last time I talked to him and Dana, they just said they had to carry Jorge and had him sign. They said it would be a difficult task because he doesn’t want to fight me. He clearly and simply told them that he didn’t like style matchups.
However, in a recent interview with The Schmo, Dana White contradicted Covington’s statement. The match is in the pipeline next year, according to the UFC president.
“I don’t think Masvidal said he didn’t like the fight as a stylist,” White said. MMA junkie). “We are working on that fight. It’s also the fight we want, and hopefully we’ll get it done this year as well.
“We had only big fights this year, so hopefully we can finish these important fights with a few buttons and start looking forward to it.”
Active “BMF” champion Masvidal rushed to the final fight at UFC 251 in July to challenge Kamaru Usman’s welterweight title. He lost by a unanimous decision.
Meanwhile, Covington retaliated for his defeat to Usman in December 2019 by defeating former champion Tyron Woodley in TKO in September.
– MMA Sports
Dana White working on Covington vs. Masvidal in 2021: “It’s also the fight we want.”
https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2021/1/1/22209068/ufc-dana-white-planning-covington-vs-masvidal-in-2021-its-the-fight-we-want-too-mma-news Dana White working on Covington vs. Masvidal in 2021: “It’s also the fight we want.”