Winner UFC #Vegas 11-Colby Covington got a phone call from #President Donald J. Trump #US

Channel 1 Los Angeles

9/20/2020 Las Vegas

“You are a great fighter,” Trump said on the line. “You make it look so easy. I don’t know how you do it. Congratulations, I wanted to watch that fight tonight. You were great.”

“I’m proud of you. I’m a big fan and I’m proud of you,” Trump said. “You’re tough. You are something … I appreciated the shout out tonight, too. I’m your fan, you’re my fan. Two of a kind.”

Colby Covington Winner UFC Vegas 11: Covington vs Woodley In Las Vegas photos courtesy UFC/ESPN

UFC close out its latest string of events at UFC APEX with a heated welterweight clash former interim champion and No. 2 ranked contender Colby Covington take on former champion and No. 5 Tyron Woodley at UFC Vegas 11. In another thrilling welterweight bout guaranteed deliver fireworks.

Covington (15-2, fighting out of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) aims to get the last laugh after trading numerous verbal barbs with his former training partner, Woodley. A NCAA Division I wrestler who pushes a relentless pace, Covington has delivered memorable victories against former UFC champions Robbie Lawler and Rafael Dos Anjos, as well as perennial contender Demian Maia.

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