Filed under: Featured Videos , News , UFC , Videos On Saturday Colby Covington fought his sixth UFC opponent like he wanted to prove a point. That, as he had said before , was exactly the case. Now riding a two-fight winning streak since his lone career loss, Covington (10-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) hopes the dominant display over Max Griffin (12-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) increased his bargaining powers with the promotion. “It was satisfying, but it was not a big deal,” Covington said. “He’s not a big name or anything, so I don’t take a lot of pride in it. I expected to finish him, That’s why I told everybody in the media, ‘Hey, I’m going to finish him.’ I told (UFC matchmaker) Joe Silva, ‘I’m going to finish him, and I want a slot on UFC Portland (UFC Fight Night 96 on Oct.
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Colby Covington doesn’t take too much pride in UFC 202 win, but hopes it warrants Portland slot – MMA Junkie