Jorge Masvidal on combating Colby Covington: ‘It’ll occur sooner or later, inside or outdoors of the cage’
It’s no secret that no. 6 ranked welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal and no. 1 ranked Colby Covington don’t like one another. The 2 former teammates and buddies are actually bitter rivals.
A grudge match between the 2 has been talked bout however has but to come back to fruition. Masvidal believes the 2 will finally face off contained in the octagon, or outdoors of it.
“It’ll nonetheless occur sooner or later,” Masvidal mentioned throughout an look on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani a couple of potential battle in opposition to Covington. “I do know so.”
Masvidal and Covington was once teammates at America Prime Staff. They each reside in Miami. In line with Masvidal, Covington has employed a bodyguard for cover.
“That’s the most effective factor about me is I intention to please, so I’m going to provide what the viewers needs. If I ever see this man in particular person – He mentioned plenty of issues. I need to see,” Masvidal mentioned.
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“ what’s actually the humorous half? Months in the past he was speaking about how he was going to name the police on me. Says if he sees me on the road that he’s going to beat me up when he’s strolling round with sheriff, like by his aspect. He’s received this older dude, a cop man, a sheriff, and he’s going round yapping his mouth. He simply needs to place individuals in jail. That’s what he needs to do.”
Covington having a bodyguard isn’t a rumor based on Masvidal. He’s seen Covington with him.
“It’s not what I heard. It’s what I’ve seen,” he mentioned. “I’ve seen footage, movies of it. You’ll be able to’t transfer in my metropolis with out me understanding.”
Colby Covington particulars historical past with Dustin Poirier: “He was sort of one of many causes I used to be pressured to depart my outdated gymnasium.”