“The cardio kings” – Colby Covington shocks internet by introducing US President Donald Trump for special UFC interview
Colby Covington announced an upcoming interview with former US President Donald Trump as a guest ahead of his bout against Leon Edwards at UFC 296.
Donald Trump and Colby Covington ( Image via X )
UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington has had a successful career in the UFC. Covington is known for his aggressive fighting style and outspoken personality in and outside the octagon. He is also known amongst the few in the UFC for his unkept support for the former US President Donald Trump.
Colby Covington has a notable and friendly relationship with former U.S. President Donald Trump. He has openly expressed his admiration for Trump. He recently revealed on X ( previously known as Twitter ), that Donald Trump would be joining him as a guest for an interview ahead of his fight at UFC 296. ” A special guest dropped in for my interview with @bokamotoESPN,” Covington wrote.
Colby Covington became the first UFC champion to visit the White House and meet with President Trump. Covington’s relationship with Trump has even influenced his actions within his career. He cited their close connection as an inspiration to demand higher pay from the UFC. After one of his UFC wins, Covington received a congratulatory phone call from Trump, indicating a close and supportive bond between the two individuals.
Colby Covington holds a professional record of 17 wins and 3 losses. Although cordial with Trump, Colby Covington does not get along well with other UFC fighters. Colby Covington has made headlines for his comments on Islam Makhachev regarding pound-for-pound ambitions. He also suggested that Jon Jones might refuse to fight alongside him, raising potential conflicts between the two. Additionally, Colby Covington has been in the spotlight for his comments about Ian Machado Garry, who criticized him in a public rant.
Fans react to Colby Covington’s post with Donald Trump on X
It is unsurprising to see Colby Covington and Donald Trump share a picture together. However, considering their personalities, the prospect of the former US President sharing an interview with Covington has raised the anticipation. Fans flocked to the comment section to react to the announcement. Here are some of the reactions from X:
Colby Covington is set to compete in a high-profile match. He will challenge Leon Edwards for the welterweight title in the main event at UFC 296 this December in Las Vegas. This could also be Colby’s last attempt to win a world title in the UFC.
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