MSG Erupts With “You S*ck” Chants as Colby Covington Uses WWE Legends’ Theme Song at UFC 268

Published 11/07/2021, 7:00 AM EST
SINGAPORE – JUNE 17: Colby Covington of United States (front) reacts after his fight with Dong Hyun Kim of South Korea (back) in the Welterweight Bout during UFC Singapore Fight Night at Singapore Indoor Stadium on June 17, 2017 in Singapore. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)


Back in the early 2000s, WWE Hall of Famer, Kurt Angle, had a captivating theme song before entering the ring. There were no lyrics in his theme songs but the crowd loved to chant “YOU SUCK!, YOU SUCK!.”. However, the former Interim UFC welterweight champion, Colby Covington did the same tonight at UFC 268.

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Colby ‘Chaos’ Covington faced off against Kamaru Usman for the welterweight championship inside the mecca of fighting, Madison Square Garden. However, Covington surprised everyone when he walked out with Kurt Angle’s theme song.

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This absolutely surprised the capacity crowd and everyone in unison chanted “YOU SUCK!” for ‘Chaos’, and it seemed like Covington enjoyed every second of it.

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Before coming out with Kurt’s theme song, Colby sought permission from the Olympic god medalist to use it during his entrance at UFC 268 from the Madison Square Garden.

NEWARK, NJ – AUGUST 03: Colby Covington battles Robbie Lawler in their welterweight bout 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)

Twitter exploded when this happened, and everyone agreed that even though Covington is somewhat of a ‘villain’ in the world inside the octagon.

Here you can see the full entrance of the former Interim UFC Welterweight Champion, having a similar walk and carrying the US flag on his shoulders as Angle did earlier in WWE.

Kamaru Usman defeated his fierce rival, Colby Covington

Prior to tonight’s engagement at UFC 268, the two combat fighters met each other inside the octagon in December 2019 at UFC 245 from the T-Mobile Arena.

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Just like UFC 245, tonight’s battle was also a nail-biter where ‘Chaos’ took the Nigerian champion to the extreme limits before Usman won the bout in the fifth round via unanimous decision.

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After the fight, both the challengers embraced each other and congratulated each other for the stellar performance inside MSG.

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Prithvi Mishra

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Prithvi Mishra is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports. He graduated from Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology in Ghaziabad. Having started his career as a UFC writer, Prithvi has nearly 2 years worth of experience in covering combat sports.

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