“I Don’t Want to Hear the Trash Talk’- Belal Muhammad Has a Special Offer for Jorge Masvidal After Colby Covington Fight Announcement

Published 01/12/2022, 11:45 AM EST
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – DECEMBER 18: Belal Muhammad reacts after defeating Stephen Thompson in their welterweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on December 18, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)


Surging welterweight contender Belal Muhammad has come up with an interesting offer for ‘Gamebred’. Notably, as UFC confirms the Colby Covington vs. Jorge Masvidal grudge match.

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Reportedly, the Masvidal vs. Covington fight is all set to headline the UFC 272 fight card on 5th March. Subsequently, the title unifier between bantamweight champions, Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling, is pushed back to UFC 273.

However, former roommates turned arch-rivals, Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington fight is the matchup that has quickly become the most trending in the MMA fraternity. And to take some cream out of the pie, we have welterweight #5 Belal Muhammad offering to train Masvidal in his quest to defeat Colby Covington.

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Recently, ‘Bully B’ Tweeted, “Hit me up if you want me to come out and help you train masvidal because even I don’t wanna hear the trash talk that’ll come from colby if he wins”

Currently, Muhammad is coming off a dominant victory over Stephen Thompson. Whom he defeated via unanimous decision in the co-headliner of UFC Fight Night 199.

Notably, ‘Remember The Name’ has a dislike towards ‘Chaos’ of trash talking. Muhammad has repeatedly mentioned that he doesn’t harbor any animosity towards Covington. However, he won’t lose a chance to hit the #1 contender in the face.

Belal Muhammad wants to hit Colby Covington in the face

After his stunning victory over ‘Wonderboy’ at the last UFC event of 2021, Muhammad went on a callout spree. Since then, he has called out the welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. However, he has revealed that the next best would be Colby Covington, whom he wants to hit in the face.

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“The fight I would want to punch is that like I always want to hit Colby in the face. I’ve been calling for that fight for like ten years now. Like even before he was a higher up there, before he was in the ranking, before he was all this.”

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“I just disliked that guy. I hated that guy. So, I would always want to punch him in the face. Obviously, big name, value fight, Muhammad said to TMZ Sports.”

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Aashish Kumar

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Aashish Kumar is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. A graduate in Journalism & Mass Communication, this Israel Adesanya fan has interned at reputed media houses and gained valuable reporting experience. Building on that experience, Aashish will look to tap into his love for combat sports and let fans benefit from his passion and journalistic expertise.

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