"I think the only thing that makes sense is for me to get in the gym, me to get into track and field and just get after it."
"I let the emotions get the best of me, but it was still dominant. I just showed how good I was, that I am the No. 1 fighter in the world for a reason, and it wasn’t even competitive tonight."
The bad blood may live on, but bragging rights sit firmly with Colby Covington after the former interim welterweight champion dominated rival Jorge Masvidal in the main event of UFC 272.
It was announced at UFC 272 that undefeated former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagmedov will officially become a UFC Hall of Famer this summer.
"In this sport sometimes you get to punch somebody in the face you genuinely don't like and get paid for it. What a feeling!"
On Episode 5 of UFC 272 Embedded, Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal trade shots at the pre-fight press conference before locking eyes in the first big faceoff of fight week in Las Vegas.
UFC 272 weigh-in results: Covington and Masvidal on weight and ready ahead of Las Vegas grudge match
Welterweight rivals Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal hit exactly the same weight at the official weigh-ins ahead of their keenly-anticipated grudge match at UFC 272.
On Episode 4 of UFC 272 Embedded, Colby Covington dresses to impress ahead of his media obligations, Bryce Mitchell introduces himself to the rest of the card and Jorge Masvidal takes some pre-fight cryotherapy at the UFC PI.