Proper now Stephen Thompson couldn’t be a contender for the UFC welterweight world title because of his latest loss to Gilbert Burns. And getting a shot at the champion – Kamaru Usman, in his division – after dropping a combat is simply obtainable to greater or extra controversial stars. The challenger is now (once more) Colby Covington, who comes off having crushed Tyron Woodley on his final go to to the Octagon.
Nonetheless, given this new title alternative for “Chaos”, the “Wonderboy” has no good phrases. Talking to Fanatics View the two-time championship contender pronounced himself this fashion:
“Why!? Why? The man actually acquired knocked out, broke his jaw, he had a combat (towards Tyron Woodley) and now he’s preventing for the title once more.
«They’re simply throwing the identical guys at Usman time and again. I figured it might be Leon Edwards, somebody completely different, he hasn’t fought him in a number of years.
However at least he’s another person. Somebody who has labored his means again. What’s he on, a nine-fight successful streak? I don’t perceive why they didn’t give him the combat! I’m a bit upset the place the UFC goes with that.«.
Do you agree with Stephen Thompson? Or do you perceive the chance to Colby Covington?