- Covington says he immediately accepted the fight as soon as the UFC offered it to him. He’s now waiting on Masvidal to fulfill his end of the deal.
- The bad blood between Covington and Masvidal is already at a boiling point. Covington promises that his former best friend will leave the UFC Octagon “in a body bag.”
- Despite the animosity, Covington recognized Masvidal as an equally huge crowd draw as he is. And as Florida plans to allow full attendance in sports events again, Covington looks forward to being back fighting in front of thousands of fans.