On Monday night, Masvidal allegedly attacked Covington outside of a Miami restaurant in an altercation that left Covington with a fractured tooth and Masvidal facing possible felony battery charges, according to Miami Beach Police. Covington, who defeated Masvidal via unanimous decision at UFC 272, told police that he heard Masvidal say, “You shouldn’t have been talking about my kids,” during the alleged attack.
As of this writing, Masvidal has not been arrested.
“He’s still somebody that if I see him out in the streets, I’m going to give him everything I’ve got to break his f****** jaw,” Masvidal said of Covington in the hours after UFC 272. “It doesn’t matter if I lost wrestling scrambles tonight, I still think he’s a f****** p****.”
Not surprisingly, the alleged incident has had the MMA world talking since the news first broke late Monday night. Check out how Masvidal, his managers, UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, and many more reacted to the situation below.
Ps— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) March 23, 2022
u got ur ass whooped
N or out the cage your in the big leagues now don’t ever lose
Good morning to everyone except those that think talking about someone’s kids is cool— Jorge Masvidal UFC (@GamebredFighter) March 22, 2022
I’m hearing that a someone not from miami who says he’s the king of it is missing a tooth. Can someone confirm this? I need the video asap.— malki kawa (@malkikawa) March 22, 2022
Colby talked about the man’s kids. I guess that’s ok in your world, no disappointment there. You sound like a grade a hoe. https://t.co/8BKeFrQkVl— malki kawa (@malkikawa) March 22, 2022
Dentistry. Beautiful art— malki kawa (@malkikawa) March 22, 2022
You got to be from DADE county to understand— Ibrahim Kawa (@Abraham_kawa) March 22, 2022
This is not how we conduct our selves in this house— KAMARU USMAN (@USMAN84kg) March 22, 2022
Ur a big ol pusssy— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) March 22, 2022
How u gonna snitch on yourself— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) March 22, 2022
Shut up Nathaniel— The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) March 22, 2022
Wondered the same thing lol colby has a lot of haters it could’ve been anyone with a mask on https://t.co/QAosxOV3gq— Belal Muhammad (@bullyb170) March 22, 2022
Looks like somebody wasn't bout that life.— Din Thomas (@DinThomas) March 22, 2022
- Tyron Woodley's Waterboy
2 facts of the day:— Jake Paul (@jakepaul) March 22, 2022
#1 Masvidal is a bitch for ambushing Colby. Couldn’t hurt him in the cage so try to blindside him?
#2 UFC always says it’s increased fighter pay 600% since 2005. Per Huddle Up, UFC revenue is up 1,700% since 05 and PROFITS up by 6,200% 10x fighter pay!!!
Words have consequences. If you talk about someone’s kids you should expect to get socked whether there’s a referee around or not. Y’all are hella soft.— Andre Fili (@TouchyFili) March 22, 2022
white fragility is making the conscious decision to be a piece of shit, as a gimmick, but will also get upset when you can't turn the gimmick off. https://t.co/6coeHBmGfJ— Mike Jackson, Esq. (@TheTruthJackson) March 22, 2022
This is how I imagine the masvidal colby situation took play lol pic.twitter.com/O1Yqa6ASHS— Belal Muhammad (@bullyb170) March 22, 2022
Colby and masvidal on their court date pic.twitter.com/tjvXJNSspC— Belal Muhammad (@bullyb170) March 22, 2022
Something that annoys me about society. The world looks down on "revenge" like it's a bad thing... Its a way to keep you in line by the masters. Revenge is the most human thing you can do, it's your humanity in you telling you to right a wrong... Let's makes revenge great again.— Sean Strickland (@SStricklandMMA) March 22, 2022
@ColbyCovMMA fans are a bunch of limp dicks I made fun of him running from Werdum and pulling his phone out like a woman. fuck the cock riding was hard "he did the right thing running away" limp dicks would cock ride that cowardice. Because you can fight it doesn't make you a man— Sean Strickland (@SStricklandMMA) March 22, 2022
Am I the only one who thinks there's something wrong with Colby (he's still sleeping or in the hospital) and that's why he doesn't react ?!— Diana Belbiță (@DianaBelbita) March 22, 2022
Imagine having 25 minutes to punch someone as many times as you want legally, but you can’t get it done so you gotta sneak up at the steak house— Funky (@Benaskren) March 22, 2022
The couple times I got beat up I just thought shit that sucked I should trained harder or employed better tactics. Not let me sneak up and attack him on the street bc I have anger/insecurity issues.— Funky (@Benaskren) March 22, 2022
Jorge also talked about my family so he is being a hypocritical terd on top of all else. Suck it up butter cup, you got whipped. It happens sometimes.— Funky (@Benaskren) March 22, 2022
So he masked up and wore a hoodie and sucker punched him? Colby gonna press charges and sue just to fuck with Jorge. He will really get the last laugh here.— Jared Gordon (@JFlashGordonMMA) March 22, 2022
Florida dont fuck around with premeditated assaults either, even if colby doesn’t press charges the state will pick it up and pursue Jorge.— Jared Gordon (@JFlashGordonMMA) March 22, 2022
I guess "3 piece and a soda" is only cool when it happened to Leon. Why all this selective outrage?— Randy Brown (@TouchNgo_) March 23, 2022