Colby Covington Quotes: 10 Craziest Things UFC Fighter Has Said

Doug Mendoza
June 12, 2018

From the time he made a decision to relocate to the welterweight division, Dos Anjos has been laser focused on joining Randy Couture, BJ Penn, Conor McGregor and Georges St-Pierre as the only fighters to capture UFC titles in two different divisions. "That's why I took the fight".

In a stacked UFC 225 card this weekend from the United Center in Chicago, Illinois the UFC gives us title fights in 2 weight classes. Colby Covington came out aggressive and set the pace and score multiple takedowns.

"Yeah, actually UFC didn't contact me to talk about that fight at all", dos Anjos said.

Though he's been sidelined with injury as of late, his body of work inside the octagon as champion can not be denied, racking up victories over Demian Maia, and Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson twice.

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While he's fully aware of Covington's various comments, the surging former lightweight champion is far more focused on what his opponent brings to the cage and exploiting some of the advantages he carries with him into this contest.

Upon hearing the call out, Woodley took to Twitter and fired off some of his own shots at Covington and urged the UFC and UFC President Dana White to get his adversary ready for a fight.

"I kind of want to legitimately clean the division", the 36-year-old told MMA Junkie. If Dos Anjos is able to damage the front leg of Covington he will have a real advantage going into the later rounds, which is where I see Dos Anjos pulling away and finishing the show. When it's all said and done, I did everything I could do there. Rafael dos Anjos scramble backs to his feet often and landing some pretty solid strikes as but RDA struggled to maintain the space for any sustained amount of time. "But I've been improving a lot, including my wrestling skills". I get it - everybody wants to make some money, everybody wants to get big fights. He wants to fight in July or August with these three guys.

"I have to win for me - for my family and for myself". The Main Event between Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero will be preceded by an interim title fight between 2 welterweights Rafael Dos Anjos and Colby Covington.

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