The rivalry between Dustin Poirier and Colby Covington has been round for a while these days. Each the fighters clearly talked about how a lot they hate one another and want to combat contained in the octagon.
It began when Poirier fought Conor McGregor at UFC UFC 264 and the combat was stopped resulting from Mcgregor’s leg harm. Poirier was introduced the winner however Covington referred to as the win a fluke and insulted Poirier’s spouse. Throughout a interview with Fanatic View, Covington mentioned :
“It was a fluke. Conor broke his leg. It was a fluke determination ending…he’s received his little prop, his spouse Jolie on the market. Clearly, she’s a prop. He solely makes use of her for a prop as a result of he is aware of he’s a bit of sh*t individual and he needs to behave like he’s a pleasant man, household man, a father and husband.”
Later at UFC 272, Covington beat Jorge Masvidal through unanimous determination and took the chance to name out Poirier for a combat.
“I simply took care of Miami road trash; now it’s time to deal with Louisiana swamp trash. The place you at Dustin Poirier … You mentioned it’s on sight; identify the positioning, Dustin. Convey that Jezebel of a spouse and produce that little child and I’ll see you quickly. You’re subsequent,” Covington mentioned in the course of the put up combat interview.
Realated: “The one combat to make is me and Dustin The Soy boy,” Colby Covington as soon as once more calls out Dustin Poirier for a combat
Dustin Poirier accepts the Colby Covington combat
In any case these insults and call-out, Poirier was nonetheless not all for combating Covington contained in the octagon. Actually, he had his focus set on Nate Diaz who’s on the final combat of his UFC contract.
Despite the fact that there have been rumours relating to the combat, no additional developments befell in that matter. But it surely looks like lastly Poirier has discovered his subsequent opponent.
Lately ‘ The Diamond’ took to Twitter and shared that he has accepted the combat with Colby Covington. The combat goes to happen on July thirtieth at UFC 277 pay-per-view occasion.
“.@ColbyCovMMA July thirtieth i settle for,” wrote Poirier.
Followers have been ready for this combat for a very long time now and will probably be attention-grabbing to see each of them contained in the octagon. Aside from that, the construct as much as the combat, the press conferences are certainly going to be extraordinarily entertaining given the historical past between Covington and Poirier.
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