Conor McGregor’s fresh callout of reigning UFC welterweight champ Kamaru Usman reveals correct how desperate the Irishman is to generate some clicks and preserve relevant, in step with No. 1-ranked welterweight contender Colby Covington.
Covington claims McGregor is the unusual ‘laughingstock’ of the MMA neighborhood and that the frail UFC two-division champion is ‘washed up’ following his TKO loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 257.
“I haven’t seen it, but I’ve heard about it and that’s obviously correct Conor making an are attempting to salvage some hype, salvage some headlines,” Covington talked about on a fresh episode of What the Heck. “Attain on, dude, the fellow correct obtained knocked out by ‘Dustin Sorry-ier.’ Attain on, are you serious? You desire a title shot at 170? You’re getting beat up by gatekeeper lightweights and now you is also making an are attempting to must come abet to the discontinue of the 170 welterweight division? Everyone knows what Conor’s doing. He’s now not in actual fact gonna cease that. He’s now not gonna come up and strive in opposition to welterweight.
“He’s correct doing that to purchase attention, to purchase headlines, create other folks mediate he’s being taken seriously on yarn of if truth be told, he’s a joke. He’s the laughingstock in the MMA neighborhood and even to casual followers on yarn of they’re correct fancy, ‘Conor’s washed up. He’s done.’ He made all that money with his whiskey, he made all that money for the Mayweather strive in opposition to, he has no motivation. Nothing will get him up early in the morning to toddle strive in opposition to. He tries to teach it’s for his younger other folks but man, the fellow’s done. He has nothing left in the tank.”
With Poirier and McGregor tied 1-1, Covington predicts ‘The Diamond’ will score the trilogy but accused his frail teammate of being a ‘share of sh-t’ on the abet of the scenes.
“Yeah, and that’s now not asserting fancy Dustin Sorry-ier is any genuine or fancy, is something else particular,” Covington talked about of the trilogy. “Since the fellow’s now not. The fellow’s a gatekeeper at light-weight. He’s nothing more. All in the gargantuan fights he continually will get knocked out and beaten. He’s a jobber, that’s the definition of what Dustin Sorry-ier is.
“And he’s a improper. He’s a clown, making an are attempting to commence that charity and tell that he’s all about The Correct War and he’s making an are attempting to give abet to younger other folks. No, he’s now not, that’s a tax writeoff to your on-line business. Expose the other folks the truth, I know the right particular person you is also Dustin Sorry-ier. You’re a share of sh*t particular person on the abet of the scenes. You won’t cease this and that. You don’t take care of no person genuine. You act fancy you’re better than other folks with an ego, so don’t act fancy you’re particular correct on yarn of you beat ‘Conman McGregor’ after his time and when he became washed up.”
Covington is anticipated to subject Usman for the welterweight title in a replay of their first championship matchup at UFC 245, which seen ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ beat ‘Chaos’ via fifth-round TKO.