Kamaru Usman Says He’s Accepted Jan. Fight vs. Colby Covington • MMA News


Kamaru Usman Says He’s Accepted Jan. Fight vs. Colby Covington • MMA News

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Colby Covington and Kamaru Usman are the highest two contenders within the welterweight division and, in line with Kamaru Usman, a battle between the 2 has been supplied 4 occasions up to now and that the UFC simply upped it to quantity 5, with the battle allegedly being supplied to Usman for January of 2019:

“I’m going to go out there and knock out Colby Covington,” Usman advised TMZ in a video launched Wednesday. “That proper now could be the battle. The UFC simply referred to as, they usually supplied us that battle. They stated, ‘Colby Covington in January.’ You understand what I’m going to do. In fact, I’ve accepted for the fifth time. I’ve accepted the battle. Proper now, we’re simply ready on him.

Kamaru Usman might have accepted the battle in opposition to Colby Covington, however that doesn’t imply he really expects to see Covington standing throughout from him within the Octagon:

“Absolutely, I guarantee he says no,” Usman says. “I think there is a 0.00001 percent chance that Dana White will make him fight,” Usman stated. “Dana could make the battle if he actually needs the battle. Whether it is as much as Colby Covington, no, he’s biting his nails sitting at house saying ‘f**k what did I do… Well, guess what, you are going to fight me now, that’s all it’s you’re going to battle me now. The battle has been supplied and I’ve accepted.

“I am going to go out there and do Tyron’s dirty work. I understand Tyron don’t wanna have to fight both us,” Usman stated. “He wants to sit back and keep getting y’all big checks, y’all getting over there at TMZ. It is what it is. Don’t worry T, I’m going to go do the dirty work and after that, we are going to have to talk.”

What do you assume the percentages are that we see Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington subsequent?

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