American Top Team Operator Dan Lambert uncovered that Colby Covington is education at MMA Masters forward of his Sept. 19 combat versus Tyron Woodley.
“Colby’s not at our health club any more, he’s been doing his very own thing,” Lambert told MMA News. “He’s acquired “Team Colby” likely on. He’s performing some schooling over at MMA Masters and they’ve got some genuinely very good fellas in excess of there and some genuinely good coaches. Men that utilized to be part of our crew at one particular time. Daniel Valverde, who’s just an astounding jiu-jiitsu practitioner. F—ing male kicked my ass 1000 moments and he’s bought a great workforce.”
Covington (15-2) hasn’t competed given that his TKO loss to Kamaru Usman at UFC 245 in December which snapped his seven-fight get streak. The 32-yr-previous will appear to keep away from back again-to-again losses for the 1st time in his job.
In the meantime, Woodley (19-5-1) will be wanting for his very first victory because Sept. 2018 after dropping his next straight struggle from Gilbert Burns at UFC Battle Evening in May. The 38-12 months-outdated has never shed a few straight fights.
Even with Covington’s the latest departure from ATT previously this calendar year, Lambert won’t be cheering for both side on Sept. 19.
“I continue to take into consideration Colby a mate … and I like T-Wood a whole lot obviously, I’ve experienced a extensive marriage with him far too,” Lambert stated. “You know, I’ll observe the struggle. I’m not gonna sit there and test to participate in sides or cheer. I’m possibly heading to be happy for somebody finding a gain and feel lousy for the other guy acquiring a decline.”
UFC Struggle Night will take spot on Sept. 19 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Previous welterweight winner Tyron Woodley faces Colby Covington in the most important occasion.