MMA Champion Colby Covington Earns Coveted Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
ParallelDesk 01:47:39 PM, 27 April 2023
Former UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington has made waves in the MMA world by announcing that he has achieved the coveted black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Covington, a wrestler with a background in NCAA Division-1, has proved that hard work and exceptional skills have helped him achieve this remarkable feat. Covington's proficiency in grappling and ability to control the ground game have long been recognized as key strengths. His new accolade, a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, has raised the bar even higher, and MMA fans and followers are eager to see how this will impact his future fights. The news of Covington's black belt has received varied reactions from both critics and supporters. While some believe that his recent achievement is nothing short of extraordinary, others have been quick to raise questions about Covington's competence in the sport. Despite the mixed reactions, Covington remains focused on his goal. He recently confirmed that negotiations are underway for an eagerly awaited title fight against reigning welterweight champion Leon Edwards. 'Rocky' has already led out his plans to defend his title against 'Chaos' in what promises to be a highly anticipated bout at UFC 294. During a recent interview with InsideFighting, Covington stated: "I couldn't say that it's in July, it could be August. But Dana [White] is getting it 100% done, and we will fight for the undisputed welterweight title fight next. Leon has got nowhere to run, nowhere to hide. We're gonna get it done for America." He added: "I'm fighting for the undisputed world title next fight. Whether Leon's there, I will fight for the title." Covington's tireless efforts have finally paid off, and he remains determined to achieve his ultimate goal of becoming the welterweight champion. The upcoming title fight against Edwards promises to be a spectacle, and fans are eagerly waiting to see how Covington's new attainment will help him in the Octagon.
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