Colby Covington not too long ago weighed in on Francis Ngannou’s victory over Stipe Miocic at UFC 260. Ngannou was topped the brand new UFC heavyweight champion after knocking out Stipe Miocic at 00:52 within the second spherical of the UFC 260 primary occasion.
Based on Colby Covington, aside from Ngannou rising as an improved fighter, Stipe’s age was a telling issue within the bout. Covington believes that Stipe Miocic’s trilogy towards Daniel Cormier had an enduring impression on the previous heavyweight champion.
Whereas Colby Covington nonetheless regards Stipe Miocic because the heavyweight GOAT, he believes that it is time for the Croatian to hold up his gloves. Speaking in regards to the cause for Ngannou successful the struggle, Colby Covington advised Helen Yee:
“What I make of it’s that he (Francis Ngannou) appeared good. He had a great gameplan, he appeared like his wrestling was improved. And he went on the market and received the job achieved, so hats off to him. I feel what we noticed from Stipe (Miocic) is a man that’s aged a bit of bit. These two wars with Daniel Cormier, I feel these actually performed a giant distinction, you understand.”
“Really three wars with Daniel Cormier. So Daniel Cormier is, you understand, the natty goat and he positively took a while off Stipe’s life. I feel Stipe most likely ought to retire and simply concentrate on being a dad or mum. He is made an awesome life for himself, had an awesome legacy and he is nonetheless the heavyweight GOAT,” Covington added.
Colby Covington claims to have a great monitor file of ‘choosing’ fights
Colby Covington had predicted that Stipe Miocic would efficiently defend his title at UFC 260. Nevertheless, within the aftermath of Miocic’s loss, Colby accepted that it isn’t doable to name all fights precisely despite the fact that he has a great monitor file of constructing the right prediction. Promising to deliver again the cash that his followers misplaced, Covington advised Helen Yee:
“Yeah, that is the great thing about the UFC man. It’s so unpredictable, you understand, like nobody’s a 100% higher within the UFC. So all of the individuals on the market, all of the followers which might be hating on me, saying, ‘Oh! You picked fallacious.’ Dude, nobody picks one hundred percent proper.”
“I nonetheless have a great monitor file of choosing fights. I’m sorry to the followers that I let down and possibly you misplaced some cash on me. I’m gonna repay you on my subsequent struggle. Once I struggle, I promise you I am going to make you all that cash again,” Covington added.