Colby Covington slams Leon Edwards for cheating ahead of the UFC 296 fight.
On December 16, Covington and Edwards will square off in a contest for the UFC’s undisputed welterweight title in the main event of UFC 296 which is set to be held in the T-Mobile, Las Vegas.
Covington, a former interim champion, is a proven talent with elite cardio and wrestling – adding a solid stand-up game throughout his career. However, when someone signs to fight Covington, it’s not just his skills that will keep you preoccupied, but also his relentless, at times personal, trash talk.
‘Chaos’ has made a name for himself over the years because of his mockery and it has been no different this time around, aiming Edwards in almost every media appearance.
Colby Covington blasts ‘cheater’ Leon Edwards
Talking with All Out Fighting about his upcoming matchup, Covington took the opportunity to
As a fighter, Leon Scott is the biggest cheater the sport’s ever known,” Covington said. “I thought ‘Marty’ (Usman) was a cheater. Man, this guy makes ‘Marty’ look like a freakin’ saint. Leon is a cheater. (H/T MMA Junkie).
“He’s poking people in the eyes, kicking people in the…