CONOR McGREGOR will knock out ‘washed up’ Dustin Poirier within the first spherical earlier than leaving him in tears, Colby Covington stated.
McGregor makes his long anticipated UFC return on January 23 and can accomplish that in a light-weight headliner.
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Colby Covington pictured with former coaching companion Dustin Poirier
It comes seven years after the Irishman KO’d Poirier in round one down at featherweight.
However because the pair put together to rematch, the American’s ex-training companion has predicted the very same consequence.
Covington instructed Submission Radio: “All I can say guys, is you guys be sure you bought the Kleenex prepared on the press convention.
“As a result of you recognize Dustin Sorrier is gonna break down on the mic, he’s gonna cry to the world, get everyone to really feel sympathy and really feel dangerous for him.
“He’s gonna get sparked once more within the first spherical, as a result of he’s fully washed up and has no chin any extra and no coronary heart.”
Covington, 32, used to coach alongside Porier, 31, at Florida’s American High Crew.
However after the outspoken, Donald Trump-loving welterweight turned UFC bad boy, he took goal at anybody in his approach.
And that included Poirier and his former greatest buddy Jorge Masvidal, 36, who Covington is in talks to fight.
However the former title challenger clearly has no love-lost for Poirier, who he says has no probability of beating McGregor, 32.
Covington stated: “It’s not gonna be aggressive. I feel Conor’s simply gonna spark him first spherical.
“Simply get the Kleenex prepared, trigger Dustin’s gonna be crying up a storm on the press convention and getting everyone to really feel dangerous for him.
“‘Wah-wah, really feel dangerous for me, I didn’t accomplish my dream.’ Yeah, trigger you’re a b****. You didn’t work exhausting sufficient for it.
“What’s up with society lately? Individuals suppose that everybody ought to get a participation trophy.
“Dustin wants his secure house. Go in your secure house, Dustin.”