WATCH: Colby Covington’s Savage “Girlfriend” Response to Popular UFC Journalist

Published 03/21/2022, 6:44 AM EDT
NEWARK, NJ – AUGUST 03: Colby Covington is introduced prior to his welterweight bout against Robbie Lawler during the UFC Fight Night event at the Prudential Center on August 3, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Colby Covington loves trash-talking, and he doesn’t care who he’s up against. This has made him one of the biggest entities in the UFC, with numerous high-grossing PPVs under his belt. He doesn’t shy away from sharing his opinions and comes out whenever he gets an opportunity.

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However, it doesn’t end there. In fact, he craves an opportunity to make a snide remark and pulls out his iconic troll-face smile. In a similar fashion, a throwback video sees him making a personal jibe at a journalist.

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The clip is from the UFC 245 athlete panel, shared by Alexander Volkanovski, Germaine de Randamie, along with ‘Chaos’. Famous UFC journalist Marc Raimondi wanted to put a question to Covington but was skeptical as he looked rather occupied. Although he wouldn’t have expected what was coming his way.

The journalist said, “And then just for Colby, I don’t know if you’re… I don’t wanna interrupt your texting over there but…”

“No, actually, I think your girlfriend was swiping right on tinder,” remarked the former UFC interim welterweight champion, and grinned devilishly.

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However, the journalist ignored it and asked his question about the suit worn by ‘Chaos’.

Alexander Volkanovski trolls Colby Covington

Covington is famous for being outspoken and explicit. He often uses the phrase “Greetings, nerds and virgins” to begin many of his speeches and on social media posts. While on the same panel, Alexander Volkanovski decided to prank the prankster, by mentioning the same phrase.

 

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The host asked the panelists if they had anything to say before finishing up the session. In an instant, Volkanovski jumped on the opportunity to give his co-panelist Colby Covington a taste of his own medicine.

“Nothing wrong with being a virgin and a nerd,” said the UFC featherweight champion. And the crowd erupted in laughter, as even ‘Chaos’ couldn’t help but giggle.

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Utkarsh Gathani

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Utkarsh Gathani is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. A Mass Communication graduate from Wilson College, this sports buff, who is captivated by multiple sports, adores MMA. Conor McGregor is the reason for that as Utkarsh is in awe of the man's unbelievable striking ability, his lifestyle, and his trash talking.

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