Colby Covington received a congratulation from US President Donald Trump shortly after he defeated former king Tyron Woodley.
After defeating former king Tyron Woodley at UFC Vegas 11, Colby Covington received a congratulatory call directly from US President Donald Trump. The call came in the middle of Covington doing a post-match interview, and the boxer was very happy to be praised by the US President himself as “a great martial artist”.
“Congratulations, I watched your game live tonight. I want to see my buddy on the deck. You’re a great martial artist!” President Trump said during the phone call.
“Thank you very much, Mr. President!” Replied Covington. “You gave me the power of a dragon by shaking my hand at the Sunday election campaign. Even with a King Kong standing in front of me, I can’t lose! I’m the one who used to be. Shake hands with the other President. “
Mr. Donald Trump also said he was proud to see Covington in impressive form tonight, and praised the boxers competing at UFC Vegas 11 before disconnecting from the call to prepare a campaign. dispatch.
“I’m a huge fan of you. I’m so proud of you. You’re very brave. Keep up that spirit and win the next game, win more, keep the spirit of a champion. ! You have to because you are a champion. Let me say hello to everyone there. Thank you for your support in the ring! “
“I am your fan, you are my fan, we will fight for each other!”
Earlier, as soon as the match ended, Colby Covington stated that he was waiting for President Donald Trump to “knock-out” opposition party rival Joe Biden to be re-elected for a second term. Covington also promised that once he became a champion, he would bring the UFC championship belt to the President’s desk.