A UFC star and former champion has challenged current WWE World Champion Drew McIntyre to a fight having exchanged words previously.
Colby Covington, former interim UFC Welterweight Champion, was a recent guest on the Pat Buck Show where he made his desire to fight the Scot known.
“I’m begging to fight. I’m ready to fight next weekend, next month, but no one wants to fight. If no one wants to fight [in MMA] I figured I would pick a fight with the biggest and baddest man in the world right now, Drew McIntyre. He’s ‘Goliath’ and I think it’s a perfect fight and matchup. It’s David versus Goliath.
“Let me make something clear—I say ‘fight him’ because I originally expressed my interest to come over to WWE and pro wrestling to wrestle him but he threw that all out the window. He didn’t want a wrestling match, he wants a fight, so I don’t know if the WWE is going to want the blood on their hands and don’t know if they’re going to want to sanction this. If they don’t want to sanction it let’s go do it in his home country of Europe or Saudi [Arabia] and let’s get this fight going, man.
“He called me out and said some things that don’t sit well with me. Everybody knows how big my heart is, how my cardio is—I’m going to find a way to beat him up. Yeah he’s big, he’s scary, but he’s not going to be that big when he’s on his back. I’m a national championship wrestler and he will be on his back, he won’t be seven feet tall when he’s on his back.”
Covington has spoken quite a lot recently about wanting to join WWE, so it’ll be interesting to see if that ever actually ends up happening or not.
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Thanks to WrestleZone for the transcription