Colby Covington: ‘Georges St-Pierre would were a essentially straightforward fight for me’
Outmoded intervening time UFC welterweight champion Colby Covington believes that the game of mixed martial arts. has developed since some all-time greats dominated their divisions.
Covington (17-2) is the pinnacle ranked 170-pound contender within the sector. He’s 8-1 in his final 9 fights most effective losing to the novel champion Kamaru Usman.
Outmoded two-division champion Georges St-Pierre is broadly considered the supreme welterweight champion in UFC history, but Covington thinks “GSP” couldn’t hold within the novel generation of the weight class even in his prime.
“I don’t suppose I may well furthermore beat Georges St-Pierre. I do know I’d beat St-Pierre,” Covington said for the length of a contemporary episode of the MMA Roasted Podcast. “He used to be ready to defend shut deal of men down and sustain them down and ground and pound. He’s no longer taking me down. My cardio is fully diversified. I’ve never been taken down within the UFC Octagon, so h’es no longer going to be the first.
“Georges St-Pierre, his inserting used to be very frequent, very kindergarten. He didn’t hang deal of programs. He appropriate had that essentially loyal jab, but that’s reasonably straightforward to counter even as you’re transferring your head and the utilization of footwork. I feel Georges St-Pierre would were a essentially, extraordinarily straightforward fight for me.”
(Courtesy of MMA Roasted Podcast)
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