Why did the crowd chant “you suck” at Colby Covington?
Covington has actually been playing up one of the most questionable characters in the UFC for numerous years now. Where it appears he is lastly beginning to go a different instructions with his interviews and character, Covington still undoubtedly enjoys being despised, and having an arena filled with MMA fans chant “you suck” is most likely the exact reaction Covington desired.
At UFC 268, he will get his rematch against extremely popular welterweight champ, Kamaru Usman. In the very first bout, Usman knocked out Covington in the 5th round, which Covington will intend to prevent in their rematch.
Aug 3, 2019; Newark, NJ, USA; Colby Covington (red gloves) battles Robbie Lawler (blue gloves) throughout UFC Fight Night at Prudential Center. Necessary Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports
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Colby Covington came out to Kurt Angles theme tune, and the crowd responded properly
For his walkout before the main event of UFC 268, Colby Covington chose the song “Medal” by Jim Johnston to play. “Medal” was the main entryway style of WWE Hall of Famer and Olympic gold medalist, Kurt Angle, during his tenure in the WWE.
Throughout a heel run in the early-2000s, when Kurt Angles music would play, WWE crowds began shouting “you draw” on rhythm with the music. When that song bet UFC 268, the UFC audience copied that very same chant.