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Rafael dos Anjos responds to Colby Covington’s interim title offer: ‘He beat nobody’

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Rafael dos Anjos defeated Robbie Lawler via unanimous decision at UFC on FOX 26.
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Rafael dos Anjos was in no mood to entertain Colby Covington’s jibes following his dominant win over Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC on FOX 26 on Saturday night.

Speaking at the post-fight press conference, the former lightweight champion looked to align himself for a welterweight title showdown with Tyron Woodley. The Brazilian insisted that he would wait for the champion to return from shoulder surgery to get a crack at him if necessary.

Another one of the welterweight division’s title contenders, Covington, lambasted dos Anjos and Woodley on Twitter following the event. After describing Lawler as a “broken man,” Covington floated the idea of facing dos Anjos in Brazil for the interim title.

After Covington’s comments were read to him at the post-fight press conference, dos Anjos poked fun at Covington’s social media game and claimed that he “beat nobody.”

“I have no comments about that guy, man,” said dos Anjos.

“That guy has 6,000 followers on Twitter. He’s just talking crap about people and he showed nothing on the division. He beat nobody.

“He beat Demian Maia, but Demian Maia looked really bad when he fought Demian, and I have no comments on that guy.”