Jorge Masvidal on Colby Covington controversy: he did something right

Jorge Masvidal on Colby Covington controversy: he did something right

Last weekend, moments after taking out former welterweight title challenger Demian Maia, Colby Covington unleashed a…

“What was he supposed to say?” Masvidal queried on the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio. “‘I love Brazil, I love you guys’ like every other fake fucking fighter that goes over there and says that, though they got spit on, pushed, shoved and they chanted all types of shit? The guy actually spoke from the heart and he gets crucified for it.”
“[It’s] ridiculous,” he added. “Guys wanna throw down, let them throw down. Obviously I don’t expect to get cheered on when I got to Brazil to fight a Brazilian, I get it. And let them say whatever the fuck they wanna say. Whatever makes them feel better, they spent their money on that ticket and they wanna enjoy themselves and have a good time, let me be their emotional punching bag, I get that, but don’t get mad when somebody gives you a little bit of heat. When somebody says a little bit of something. It’s crazy.”

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