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Kamaru Usman’s future title challenger is unclear. Colby Covington has been gunning for that placement, even declaring himself the unofficial again up for Usman’s 261 title defense in the hopes of a rematch. Usman himself is unimpressed, nonetheless, and there is no distinct-minimize choice.
1 opportunity challenger from remaining discipline is Conor McGregor, who threatened to “smack” the Welterweight kingpin. Covington tackled that opportunity on What the Heck podcast, having the option to slag off the former double champ.
“I haven’t seen it, but I’ve read about it and that’s clearly just Conor attempting to get some buzz, get some headlines,” Covington stated (by means of MMAFighting). “Come on, dude, the dude just received knocked out by ‘Dustin Sorry-ier.’ Appear on, are you really serious? You want a title shot at 170? You’re getting defeat up by gatekeeper lightweights and now you want to appear to the top rated of the 170 welterweight division? Everybody appreciates what Conor’s accomplishing. He’s not seriously gonna do that. He’s not gonna come up and struggle welterweight.
“He’s just accomplishing that to grab notice, to grab headlines, make individuals consider he’s becoming taken significantly due to the fact truthfully, he’s a joke. He’s the laughingstock in the MMA local community and even to casual enthusiasts simply because they are just like, ‘Conor’s washed up. He’s accomplished.’ He created all that cash with his whiskey, he manufactured all that cash for the Mayweather battle, he has no inspiration. Nothing at all will get him up early in the morning to go fight. He attempts to say it is for his young children but person, the guy’s performed. He has absolutely nothing still left in the tank.”
It continues to be to be viewed just how the Welterweight title photograph shakes out, but McGregor is booked to complete his trilogy reverse Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 in July.
I do not really fully grasp the context below, but I am surely down for Jeremy Stephens vs. GIga Chikadze.
This is a great action! Will Nevada at any time stick to suit?
Per @JeffNovitzkyUFC Florida has just eliminated cannabis from its Prohibited list. Very good determination I hope is adopted elsewhere.
— Kevin Iole (@KevinI) May 4, 2021
Each time I occur across a Canelo head motion clip, I write-up it, because … Wow!
Belal Muhammad is ready to have his eye ripped out yet all over again.
Boxing vs. clinch knees.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk gives this month’s NSFW material:
Aleksandar Rakic is the only other achievable fight for Jiri Prochazka other than a title shot.
Slips, rips, and KO clips
Rizin’s Gentle Heavyweight 2015 grand prix had a ton of expertise! Respect to Muhammad Lawal for successful the detail and handing Prochazka his most the latest loss.
Entertaining actuality of the working day . Did yall know Jiri Prochazka has a earn more than recent Bellator Light-weight Heavyweight champ Vadim Nemkov pic.twitter.com/Vf4PGEPb07
— Jason Williams (@jasoneg33) May well 4, 2021
No one particular spins as randomly, aggressively, or enthusiastically as Alexander Shlemenko.
Marching stance-shift into a brutal substantial kick:
I’ve been ready my full lifestyle for a possibility to rescue a dolphin.
Midnight New music: Me neither, Waylon.
Snooze very well Maniacs! A lot more martial arts madness is usually on the way.