Jorge Masvidal recently clapped back at Colby Covington for saying that Masvidal’s physique was Photoshopped in the UFC 272 poster.
‘Gamebred’ appeared on the scales for the UFC 272 weigh-in in peak condition. In a recent Instagram post, the Miami native took a shot at ‘Chaos’:
Covington recently claimed that Masvidal doesn’t have abs like him. In a YouTube clip uploaded by The Combat Sports Central, ‘Chaos’ had this to say:
Watch Colby Covington talk about Jorge Masvidal’s abs below:
Masvidal’s physical condition might just indicate that he is more prepared than ever. It shouldn’t come as a surprise considering the animosity between him and Covington.
Masvidal and Covington were once teammates, roommates, and very good friends. Things started to go downhill in the relationship when ‘Chaos’ allegedly didn’t pay their trainer Paulino Hernandez, who is close to Masvidal. Covington’s ‘heel’ persona did not help matters either as he started to throw jibes at others in the ATT gym, including Dustin Poirier.
The duo will finally get to settle their beef inside the octagon at UFC 272.
Covington is currently a big favorite to emerge victorious in the main event of UFC 272. Due to his relentless pressure and well-versed wrestling game, many believe he will grind out Masvidal.
However, ‘Gamebred’ is a veteran fighter with a tricky striking game. To top that off, Masvidal has legitimate knockout power. So, it’s hard to count a fighter of his caliber out of any contest.
The duo engaged in a heated face-off at the ceremonial weigh-in show on Friday. There has been no shortage of drama throughout the fight week. In just a matter of hours, Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal will fight in the main event of UFC 272.
Watch the final face-off between Covington and Masvidal ahead of UFC 272:
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