UFC star Colby Covington wants to ‘fight’ WWE Champion Drew McIntyre
Bengaluru, April 30: The contemporary pattern of MMA warring parties transitioning into pro-wrestlers would possibly simply proceed as some other fighter has needed the similar. UFC famous person Colby “Chaos” Covington seemed on an episode of SiriusXM’s Busted Open Radio to brazenly claim his pledge of becoming a member of WWE and probably problem the present WWE Champion Drew McIntyre.
The 15-2 American Top Team affiliated fighter would undergo a myriad of subjects whilst chatting with the host of the display who seems to be none rather than WWE Hall of Famer Mark Henry. During the dialog, he expressed the next step might be in opposition to skilled wrestling and particularly WWE.
Colby has already advised SB Nation’s “What the Heck” display that he is able to transport on from legitimate fights throughout the Octagon. But it would possibly not occur, this summer time, “Not this summer time, however subsequent summer time (2021). I’ve been practicing [pro wrestling] strikes and truly running on my promo and mic abilities. Also, keep watch over and slowing issues down and working out the artwork of wrestling.”
While citing the highest superstars from the present roster, Colby gave the impression lovely interested by McIntyre,
“He’s a man that is popping out, he is a large, tough man. He reinvented himself. He beat Brock Lesnar, that is no comic story.”
Colby Covington proceeded to mention perhaps Brock Lesnar was once overlooking McIntyre which led to him the identify fit at WrestleMania 36. We must notice that The Scottish Psychopath slew The Beast on the greatest match of the 12 months, previous in April to earn essentially the most coveted identify in sports activities leisure.
Colby desires to move instantly to the highest of the mountain in the case of becoming a member of WWE via difficult for that very same belt,
“Maybe, Brock [Lesnar] was once overlooking him? Although that is roughly bizarre as a result of Drew McIntyre is sort of seven foot tall (laughs). I’m attending to the highest of the mountain, I’m looking to combat Drew McIntyre. That’s the place the view is the most efficient.”
The UFC fighter then went directly to elaborate on what may occur if he finally ends up combating Drew McIntyre.
Mentioning that the UK-born champion desires to ‘combat’ relatively than having a fit, it might be full-on violence throughout the ring. Given WWE’s PG merchandise, the corporate won’t allow this to occur. For that, Colby has an concept to let the bout occur in a ‘no sanctioned’ nation,
“WWE won’t need this as a result of the violence and it being too bad. The final time I checked? People love risk and violence so let’s give it to them. Because I expressed myself via announcing that I need to cross to WWE to combat. BUT, it feels like Drew McIntyre expressed himself like he desires to FIGHT. If WWE does no longer need to sanction this?
“[Then] I like to recommend, we will do it in a ‘no sanctioned’ nation. Maybe we do it in the United Kingdom? Maybe we do it in Saudi Arabia? But I believe there must be a combat between me and Drew McIntyre, you understand? David as opposed to Goliath.” (quotes courtesy sescoops.com)
There is not any replace on whether or not WWE would pay attention to him and check in a freelance to get this demanded combat, underway. But Colby Covington is in reality considering pursuing a profession in pro-wrestling.
His final MMA combat came about in December 2019, the place he digested a TKO loss towards Kamaru Usman for the UFC Welterweight Division belt. Since then, has made up his thoughts to go away Octagon fights, for excellent.
Various ‘shoot’ warring parties having newbie wrestling backgrounds like Kurt Angle and Brock Lesnar, Dolph Ziggler have long gone directly to have a hit WWE careers and Covington desires to apply their trail.
He may additionally search for to predecessor names like Ronda Rousey, Shayna Baszler, or Cain Velasquez who ended up inking a brand new handle the sector’s greatest wrestling promotion, quickly after their MMA profession was once completed.