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Colby Covington has fired fresh abuse at Dana White for not allowing him to fight Tyron Woodley

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Colby Covington has always been an outspoken character within the world of MMA, but there's no denying he has a vast amount of talent to back it all up.

There's also an argument to suggest that he's one half of the money fight of the UFC Welterweight division - that being against current title holder Tyron Woodley.

Of course Covington was the interim title holder of the division when defeating Rafael dos Anjos back in June 2018, but a proposed showdown with 'The Chosen One' Woodley in September was put on the backburner after 'Chaos' Covington underwent nasal surgery.

It all meant that Covington dropped the interim title as Woodley defended his own belt successfully against Darren Till, but yet again talks between the two broke down as the champion injured his thumb and couldn't compete in November.

What has really wound-up Covington though is Kamaru Usman getting the next shot at UFC 235 in March after defeating dos Anjos, when Covington believes it's his time now.

In an appearance on Ariel Helwani's MMA Show, Covington threatened White to 'cut him' from the promotion following claims that he lied to him over getting a shot at Woodley.

Now he's unleashed fresh shots at the UFC President during an interview with MMA Junkie, but insists the dislike for White runs much deeper than the politics of the business.

“I don’t really have a relationship with Dana White, and I don’t give a f**k about him,” Covington admitted, per MMAMania.

Colby Covington has unleashed fresh shots at Dana White after he failed to give him a title opportunity against Tyron Woodley.

“He’s cashing out. He made all the money off the fans, all the fans that built this sport, and they sold for $4 billion.

"And the reason the sport even is what it is is because of Lorenzo [Fertitta, former owner of UFC]. So Dana hasn’t even done anything. He [was] just Lorenzo’s little check boy. He holds his coat for him and stuff.

"Dana’s already cashed out. He got all that money, and he let it get to his head. He’s a piece of s**t person, and he has no morals or values.”

It's fair to say Colby's dispute with Dana has gone far beyond wanting a title shot that many feel he deserves now, but outbursts like this probably won't help his case.

There's a really slim possibility that the way Covington has put his neck on the line will make Dana respect him a bit more, but with the level of insults that have been unleashed, don't bet on Chaos challenging for the belt anytime soon.

Topics:
Dana White
Emotional-Angry
Tyron Woodley
UFC
Tyron Woodley
Colby Covington
Welterweight

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