1 Year Later, Colby Covington Comes Clean on Papi Steakhouse Attack: “He Set Me Up…”

An American professional mixed martial artist who is #2 in the UFC welterweight rankings recently opened up about his past attack. What did he say to the media? Let's find out.

Colby Covington made an appearance at the UFC 286 weigh-ins as the backup fighter for the main event between Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman. Covington also interacted with journalists backstage during the event and about Papi Steakhouse attack.


Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal were reportedly involved in a scuffle outside a Miami restaurant called Papi Steak. It was after the Nelk boys posted a video of Covington on social media after which Masvidal arrived and attacked Covington while he was leaving the restaurant, as per the reports. (Video Credits: TMZ)

What is the Issue?

While interacting with the media, ‘Chaos’ answered a few questions about the issue. He expressed that a certain individual had allegedly set him up to get attacked. He was also asked about Bob Menery, formerly a member of the ‘Full Send Podcast’, for his alleged involvement in the assault case.

What Did Colby Say?

What Did Colby Say About Menery?

When asked about his relationship with Menery, Colby said, “Yeah, I don’t have a relationship with Bob Menery. The only reason that I had met him was through the Nelk Boys, through Kyle on those guys."

He further added, “I don’t know what to believe with that guy. I think he set me up with what happened. But you know I’ll let that work out the way it does.”

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