Following Rumor That UFC Is Looking To Strip Colby of His Title, Covington Cries “fake news”

Following reports that interim UFC welterweight champion Colby Covington has turned down a Sept. 8 fight for UFC 228 against reigning title holder Tyron Woodley, a new rumor suggests that the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is now looking to strip Covington of his title. Now Covington has come forward with a reaction.

As reported by ESPN, Colby Covington is unable to compete at UFC 228 for undisclosed reasons. The promotion is now reportedly looking to lock down a fight between Tyron Woodley and Darren Till for the fight card.

Consequently, Colby Covington would be stripped of his interim title. Responding to a fan asking about the situation, Covington responded by claiming “fake news.” Check it out below.

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