Michael Chiesa Reacts To Covington Calling Out Dana White • MMA News


Michael Chiesa Reacts To Covington Calling Out Dana White • MMA News

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The UFC’s welterweight division is at the moment in a really odd spot. Colby Covington gained the interim 170-pound title this previous summer time. Sadly, a combat between Covington and undisputed welterweight champion Tyron Woodley was by no means in a position to be made. Points on either side prevented the very private rivalry from discovering its approach contained in the Octagon.

UFC President Dana White mentioned that each Covington and Woodley had been in charge for the combat not taking place. Covington responded by saying the UFC and Dana White don’t have the “balls” to launch him. He additionally referred to as the UFC a “fake news reporting machine.” Just lately, UFC welterweight Michael Chiesa was interviewed on the “Pull No Punches” podcast.

He was requested about Covington’s points with the UFC boss. “Maverick” mentioned he thinks Covington ought to’ve settled his points with White personally earlier than going after him publicly (through Bloody Elbow):

“I think Colby should have tried to talk more with Dana and management before he went public,” Chiesa mentioned. “You don’t ever have to again all the way down to your boss… They don’t seem to be our employers, they’re contracting us.

“We’re in a position where collective bargaining and the Ali Act would be something, but that is out of sight for us. We need to look at the situation as it is.”

What do you concentrate on Chiesa’s feedback relating to Covington and White?

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