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sport news Colby Covington explains why the UFC 'can't trust Khamzat Chimaev' and takes ... trends now
sport news Colby Covington explains why the UFC 'can't trust Khamzat Chimaev' and takes ... trends now

sport news Colby Covington explains why the UFC 'can't trust Khamzat Chimaev' and takes ... trends now

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Colby Covington heads into his UFC 296 title shot against Leon Edwards in typically belligerent form on the mic. 

The controversial American fighter has taken a swipe at his old nemesis Jorge Masvidal and also claimed the UFC cannot trust Khamzat Chimaev

Covington, 35, defeated Masvidal last year before 'Gamebred' allegedly attacked him in a Miami restaurant, leading him to plead no contest to a misdemeanor battery charge after initially facing two felonies. 

The bitter rivalry between the two men lingers on and Covington rubbed salt in the wound, telling "ESPN: 'It was an easy fight, five rounds of domination, 50-43 and a soda

'Been big brothering that guy my whole life. He’s never won a second of any round off me so just another dominating performance. 

Colby Covington, pictured with Donald Trump, takes on Leon Edwards at UFC 296

Colby Covington, pictured with Donald Trump, takes on Leon Edwards at UFC 296 

Covington defeated Masvidal (bottom) in their clash at UFC 272 at T-Mobile Arena

Covington defeated Masvidal (bottom) in their clash at UFC 272 at T-Mobile Arena

'Especially coming off the three-month turnaround from beating ‘Marty’ [Kamaru] Usman in Madison Square Garden. 

'I thought I came back and rallied, won the last three rounds. I dropped him in the fourth.'

Covington went on to add

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