Kamaru Usman placed on the performance of his occupation with a third-spherical TKO of Gilbert Burns in the UFC 258 necessary match to attend his welterweight title but, as predictable as ever, Colby Covington might perchance ideal kind out the negatives.
Covington claimed Usman appeared ‘chinny’ against Burns who is in level of truth an ‘oversized midget’, consistent with ‘Chaos’, and that ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ is ‘primed to accumulate knocked out’ in his subsequent wrestle.
“I fill that appears to be like love a man (Kamaru Usman) in level of truth primed to accumulate knocked out his subsequent wrestle, and I are looking out to be the one to screech it,” Covington urged Submission Radio in a most modern interview (h/t Ross Markey of Low Kick MMA). “He appears to be like rather of chinny. Dilbert (Gilbert Burns), he’s an oversized midget, man, he’s a 155-er getting knocked out by 155-ers. The fellow’s nothing, and that guy came out and dropped you and nearly finished you in the principle spherical? You obtained lucky to accumulate out of that, he fell on his back and unbiased sat there for five minutes and must let you enhance. Besides that, I didn’t take into myth one thing special. I take into myth a man that’s gotten worse. He changed camps and he appears to be like love a clear fighter in the worst way. He appears to be like love he’s declined in his development. So, he appears to be like love a man I’m succesful of screech to the arena, and I are looking out to accumulate them organized Colby ‘Chaos’ Covington 2.0.”
Usman changed into as soon as rocked and agonize badly by Burns in the opening seconds of the principle spherical but confirmed tremendous resilience by turning the tables in the 2nd spherical earlier than ending ‘Durinho’ in the third.
Covington, who reportedly suffered a broken jaw in his fifth-spherical TKO defeat to Usman at UFC 245, is at the moment attempting forward to his subsequent opponent following a slack stoppage victory over Tyron Woodley at UFC Vegas 11.
The aged interim welterweight champ is in the running as a capability replacement to wrestle Leon Edwards following Khamzat Chimaev’s withdrawal from UFC Strive against Evening 187 on March 13.