20 September 2020 16:36
By Mike Parrott Jon Jones hilariously reacted to Colby Covington's win at UFC Fight Night against Tyron Woodley. Jones loved the promotional video for the fight with the video focusing on a particular part of Covington's face. Jon Jones seemed to have enough time to take a few jokingly jabs at Colby Covington. The two former roommates at College turned bitter rivals, Jones and Covington have a long history. Covington fought Tyron Woodley in the welterweight main event at UFC Fight Night last night.
The main event was deemed incredibly lopsided in favour of Covington with him finishing Woodley in the fifth round. Not having fought in over a year, Covington still pulled out the win with a fifth round KO to Woodley. Covington is now on a two-win streak after his TKO loss to Kamaru Usman back at UFC 245. Official UFC Vegas 11 Result: Colby Covington def. Tyron Woodley via TKO (injury) at 1:19 of Round 5.
Jon Jones took to social media minutes before tonight's event headliner to poke fun at his former college roommate in Covington. 'Bones' highlighted that 'Chaos' appeared to be rocking a cold sore in his UFC Vegas 11 promo. Apparently it's cold sore season ♂️ pic.twitter.com/12S7Fx2NVe The promo for the fight seemed to focus in on Covington's mouth, and especially the supposed cold sore on his upper lip. Jones also went to Twitter to praise the video editor of the promo, calling him his hero. Whoever cut that intro is my hero. And even after Covington has picked up the win over Woodley after Jones' ribbing, 'Bones' continued to mock Covington, tweeting out again saying: Still got herpes - BONY (@JonnyBones) September 20, 2020 What do you think of Jon Jones' jokes at the expense of Colby Covington? Advert The UFC has been delivering live sports action amid the coronavirus since May. The promotion was one of the first sports to return to live events since the pandemic shut everything down. Covington Vs Woodley added to the list of impressive fights put on by the UFC during this time. This a testament to the efforts of Dana White. Fans may know Dana White as an astute businessman who built the UFC from nothing. He is a hard negotiator who always delivers on his promises of giving the fans the best possible fight. However, there is a playful side to the UFC President that few people know of. This was recently displayed leading up to the latest fight card. Dana's victim this time was Laura Sanko, a former professional MMA fighter. Sanko is now a host for ESPN and covers the UFC live events. Dana White displays his playful side at UFC Fight Night The former pro-MMA fighter Laura Sanko while covering UFC Fight Night: Covington vs Woodley was given the shock of her life by a playful Dana White. In the video, fans see Laura Sanko getting herself ready before appearing on live TV. While doing so, Sanko was inattentive to her surroundings. Dana White noticed this and took advantage of it and approached her from behind, thereby startling her. While Sanko was fixing her hair Dana White snuck up and said, "Are you ready for tonight?" A surprised Sanko was taken aback and replied, "Oh my God! You're such a d**k." The pair then laughed it off. UFC Fight Night Covington vs Woodley delivered on all the hype. Spectacular performances from the likes of Chimaev, Dern, and Walker delivered on all the company built the card up to be. The main event of the card was as advertised. Colby who claimed the win over a former champion now has bigger fights in his sights. All in all, a good night of fights.