Tyron Woodley Hopes To Get Past Usman, Fight Covington In June
Tyron Woodley’s subsequent opponent is Kamaru Usman, however he nonetheless has his sights set on Colby Covington.
Usman had posted a picture of a signed bout settlement final week. He urged Woodley to signal his finish of the deal. After a back-and-forth trade, the bout was a achieved deal for UFC 235 on March 2.
Woodley Nonetheless Concentrating on Covington
The reigning UFC welterweight champion lately spoke to TMZ Sports activities. He had the next to say on preventing Usman in March and wanting Covington in June ( by way of MMAFighting.com):
“I just recognized that at some point I’m gonna fight all these guys. Obviously the world would like to see me f*ck Colby up right quick but I think he’s trying to call shots and he’s not a champ so he can’t really do that. So I’m gonna go out there and fight Kamaru Usman and we’ll see what happens after that. Most likely I‘ll end up fighting Colby next up. Yeah, I’ll fight Colby next after that. Probably in June. I think they’ve got a fight in Chicago in June. I’m a midwest guy. I train in Milwaukee which is an hour and a half from Chicago, St. Louis is not that far, and I think I’ve got strong roots there as well so it would be a good fight to headline on that card.”
Covington has expressed points with the UFC over his spot within the 170-pound title image. He lately stated UFC president Dana White “ain’t got the balls” to launch him.
Do you suppose we’ll ever get to see Tyron Woodley vs. Colby Covington?