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Tyron Woodley says he’s ‘ashamed’ of MMA after Colby Covington callout, reaction to it

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Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley was watching Colby Covington’s win over Demian Maia on Saturday, and he was in disbelief that Covington would have the audacity to call him out afterward.

Covington earned a unanimous decision nod in the co-main event of UFC Sao Paulo and proceeded to use his post-fight interview time to cut a scathing promo on the country of Brazil and Woodley. “The Chosen One” gave his response on Twitter, responding to various comments made by journalists, fans, fighters, and the UFC itself:

Covington and Woodley have both been associated with the American Top Team gym, and Covington has claimed on several occasions that he easily bested Woodley when they trained together in the past. Woodley countered that Saturday night in tweets.

While “Chaos” clearly has Woodley’s attention, it’s far from guaranteed that the champ grants Covington the title shot he craves.