As expected, Colby Covington has repeated his incredibly evil troll
Colby Covington just wants to watch the world burn.
Interim UFC welterweight title challenger Colby Covington has only one goal on social media - to piss people off. More often than not, he succeeds too.
Irish fans may remember the time he vowed to bury Cathal Pendred 'like the British buried the Irish.' That rubbed a lot of folks the wrong way. As did labeling Brazil a 'dump' and calling its citizens 'filthy animals' after beating Demian Maia in Brazil. His reward for those comments was exiting the stadium under a shower of boos and projectiles and ultimately, a boomerang to the dome thrown by Fabricio Werdum in Australia (You couldn't make it up!)
Perhaps his greatest ever troll was spoiling the highly-anticipated release Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The tweet was genius for a lot of reasons. Firstly, the opening three words were the spoiler, so by the time you realised it was ruined, you were already into the insults portion of the post. Secondly, he sent it on the opening night of the movie, using both of its official hashtags to maximise the damage. And his final 'fuck you' to his 'virgin haters' was pinning it to top of his profile.
It was evil, but sweet Lucifer it was genius!
Covington's been at the spoiling malarky again. If you're an MMA fan who enjoys cinema, you will have seen this one coming from a mile away.
Another beloved movie franchise just released a new instalment and as expected, Covington has stayed true to his gimmick by ruining it for everyone. His spoiler for Avengers: Infinity Wars is less subtle, but his hashtag game is on point again. As well as including three relevant hashtags f0r the movie, he also used the one for the massively popular NFL Draft.
Cleverly, he also included the hashtag for UFC 225, where he will provide the co-main event. He takes on former lightweight king Rafael dos Anjos for the interim welterweight title in Chicago.