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Tyron Woodley has issued a response after Colby Covington claimed the previous champ ducked him, and supplied a signed bout settlement as proof.

Covington made this declare about Woodley on Instagram on Wednesday.

“This was speculated to be your predominant occasion August 22nd on ESPN till Tyrone did what his daddy ought to’ve and pulled out… AGAIN,” Covington wrote within the caption for his submit, accusing Woodley of puling out of the deliberate battle.

It didn’t take lengthy for Woodley to reply from this accusation from Covington. The previous champion doesn’t appear to involved with the accusation itself, however definitely seems to be rising bored with Covington’s ceaseless trash speak.

“He claims every little thing,” Woodley wrote. “So bored with this hemorrhoid.”

Tyron Woodley final fought in late Could, when he misplaced a unanimous resolution to surging welterweight contender Gilbert Burns. That loss was preceded by a choice loss to Kamaru Usman, which marked the top up his reign as UFC welterweight champion. Woodley gained the title with a first-round knockout of Robbie Lawler in 2016, and defended it 4 occasions.

Colby Covington, in the meantime, final fought in December, when he was defeated by way of fifth-round TKO in an exciting, back-and-forth warfare with Usman.

Since that loss, Covington has said that he’s solely enthusiastic about combating Usman, Jorge Masvidal or Dustin Poirier subsequent, nevertheless it seems he was additionally keen to settle his longstanding rivalry with Woodley.

“There’s solely two fights to make within the welterweight division, that’s me versus Marty Fakenewsman or me versus road Judas Masvidal,” Covington stated on Submission Radio lately, outlining the choices for his subsequent battle.

Who do you suppose would win a battle between Tyron Woodley and Colby Covington?