The MMA community reacts to Colby Covington’s defeat of Rafael dos Anjos

Colby Covington is now the UFC interim welterweight champion — though he assures he’s actually the undisputed champion.

Covington earned this lofty title with [a hard-fought decision victory](https://www.bjpenn…

Though Covington is one of the most controversial and villainous figures in mixed martial arts today, his victory was impressive enough that even some of his biggest haters were applauding him. Then again, some members of the MMA community stuck to their guns, trashing the notorious heel even in the wake of his title win.

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