In fact, according to the sharp-tonged Welterweight contender he is already there, as Colby says just like Michael Jordan -- arguably the greatest basketball player to ever live — he is the best fighter the 170-pound weight class has ever seen, or will ever see.
And when he steps into the Octagon this Saturday night inside United Center —- the house Jordan built — in Chicago, Ill., to face Rafael dos Anjos for the interim Welterweight title, there will be balls dunked on faces.
With “Chaos,” though, that phrase takes on a whole new meaning.
“Michael Jordan and I are cut from the same cloth. Just like him — he’s the greatest of all-time in his sport — I’m the greatest of all-time in the welterweight division. He used to dunk balls in the middle of the United Center,” said Covington during an recent interview with Fan Sided.
“How ironic is that? That’s the same thing I’m going to do on Saturday night. I’m gonna dunk my balls on RDA’s face and I’m going to leave him in a pool of his own blood,” he added.
Of course, Jordan has six world titles to his credit while Colby has yet to taste championship gold.
Winner of five straight, Covington will get his much-desired title fight against division champion Tyron Woodley if he collects number six in “The Windy City.” In his eyes, however, he’ll be going in as champion since “The Chosen One” has been the frozen one for his refusal to fight him.
“This is for the undisputed belt,” Covington said. “I don’t know why everyone keeps saying it’s for the interim belt. Tyron Woodley had the chance to fight me last December and he turned it down. He was wanting to fight Nate Diaz, he was wanting to fight GSP, but as soon as he heard my name, Colby ‘Chaos’ Covington, he went running for the foothills like the gutless coward bitch that he is.”
Woodley has expressed his interest in returning at UFC 227 on Aug. 4, so if Colby (or dos Anjos) comes out of “Chi-Town” with a win and unscathed, he could be up for a quick turnaround.
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