Covington Will Slap Dana If He Puts The Belt On Him
Colby Covington really knows how to endear himself to the UFC fanbase, especially after a caustic year surrounding his attempts to become UFC welterweight champion.
After being passed over twice for a shot at the title, Covington will face off with Kamaru Usman at UFC 245 this December for the title, and if Covington does defeat Usman, he has warned UFC President Dana White to not be anywhere near him or the title.
”I can tell you who’s not wrapping it around my waist, and that will not be Dana White,” Covington told “Submission Radio.”
“If he tries to wrap it around my waist, I’m gonna take the belt from him and slap him in the face with it.”
”Whether they love me and want to see me win, or hate me and want to see me knocked out, I’m doing what I do best,” Convington said of his promotion style, which took a hit after the lackluster attendance and ratings of his August fight against Robbie Lawler. “What’s great about this is, this is an opportunity for me to just really shove this up the UFC’s ass and say, f*ck you guys, I don’t give a f*ck about you guys, now you have to come to me.”
”So, you’re gonna be calling me after December 14th begging to get me back in there. And if you don’t come right next time, you know, I don’t need to fight again, man. I already have enough money in my bank account where I don’t have to ever fight or do anything ever again. I’m making multi six-figure sponsors from Bang Energy, from a CBD company, from a betting website. So, I’m making more money in sponsors than Marty Fakenewsman’s gonna make in this fight.”
”It’s just so funny to make him look stupid and make him look silly,” The challenger said of Dana White laying the blame of a canceled UFC 244 fight with Usman at his feet. “First off, his narrative was, ‘He’s ducking fights.’ Oh yeah, that’s why I took a fight with Robbie Lawler on three weeks’ notice and I didn’t even train for it because I had a cut and I saved your show – your desperate ESPN show that needed the ratings and needed someone to show up and save the day. I did that for you. Now I’m showing up in an undisputed title fight three months later.
”So, everything he says, it’s never truthful, and just like the president (Donald Trump) says, truth is a force of nature. And I operate in truth and he operates in lies. So, there’s a difference between me and Dana White, and that’s truth and lies. Honestly, I don’t care what he says. He has a lot to say all the time, and I don’t pay attention to him anymore. I don’t follow him on any social media platform, so I could give a s*it less what he has to say. I’m showing up, I’m kicking ass, I’m taking names and I’m cashing the biggest checks in the sport, and that’s that. There’s not a man alive that can stop me right now.
”Dana White needs to get his brain checked because he might have CTE if he’s making up lies like that.”