Chaotic Final Press Conference Sets Scene for Masvidal-Covington UFC 272 Grudge Match

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Sports Illustrated

By John Morgan, The Underground The two rivals traded barbs as tensions continue to boil higher and higher ahead of Saturday’s UFC 272 fight. LAS VEGAS — While fireworks were certainly expected at Thursday’s UFC 272 pre-fight press conference, the sheer madness of what unfolded is probably best described by Colby Covington’s fighting moniker: “Chaos.” As Covington (16–3 MMA, 11–3 UFC) and bitter rival Jorge Masvidal (35–15 MMA, 12–8 UFC) took the stage, the usual UFC security detail was in place to ensure no punches were thrown until Saturday’s event—but so, too, were four officers from the La…

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