“Gonna Make America Great Again!” Colby Covington reunites with Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago weeks before UFC 296 title fight

Colby Covington meeting former US President Donald Trump always makes the headline. This time, Colby presented something unique to the former President.


“Gonna Make America Great Again!” Colby Covington reunites with Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago weeks before UFC 296 title fight

Colby Covington met with former US President Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago (via X)

Recently, former US President Donald Trump met with Colby Covington at Mar-a-lago. He has stated his plan to attend UFC 296 to support Colby Covington’s upcoming bout against Leon Edwards. The UFC welterweight contender, often known as ‘Chaos,’ is set to fight Edwards in an intense match later this month.

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Colby Covington posted the video of him meeting Trump at Mar-a-Lago earlier this week. Covington seems to be extremely happy to be in the presence of Trump. He proclaimed that he would win the title and asked Trump to win the White House back. He also showed off a suit with a mugshot of the former president. This is what he said:

I’m gonna take back that world title. You are gonna take back the White House. We are gonna make America great again.
Colby Covington via X

Colby Covington, known for his abrasive personality and fighting style, won a unanimous decision against Jorge Masvidal in March last year. Leon Edwards, on the other hand, is coming off a unanimous decision victory against Kamaru Usman, demonstrating his authority in the welterweight division.

Colby Covington’s relationship with Donald Trump is well-known, and the former President has been a regular presence at UFC events in 2023. Despite their connection, Trump will attend one of Covington’s fights for the first time. This makes it a momentous event for both the athlete and the political figure.

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Fight fans react to Colby Covington’s meeting with Donald Trump and his “mugshot suit”

Colby Covington has made headlines yet again, this time for his outside-the-cage antics. The welterweight contender, renowned for his abrasive style, recently met with Donald Trump and wore a suit with a mugshot of former President Donald Trump, eliciting a flood of emotions from fans.

Fight fans react to Colby Covington meeting Donald Trump and his peculiar choice of clothing
Fight fans react to Colby Covington meeting Donald Trump and his peculiar choice of clothing (via Imago)

Covington, who is close to Trump, was extremely enthusiastic about the meeting. His behavior while meeting the former president and the fashion statement has garnered varied reactions from fight fans. Some trolled him for practically worshipping Trump, while others bought into the element of respect. These are some of the reactions from fight fans:

As the countdown to UFC 296 continues, the excitement around Covington’s meeting with Trump and his outfit has certainly increased. Whether fans like it or dislike it, the Trump mugshot costume has kept Covington at the center of the MMA conversation.

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