Charles do Bronx vs. Colby Covington? Former UFC champion analyzes and defends possible duel

In Michael Bisping's opinion, a duel would be positive for the legacy of Charles do Bronx and Colby Covington

Former interim welterweight champion (up to 77,1 kg) and one of the most controversial figures in the UFC, Colby covington recently expressed the interest in facing Charles do Bronx in the octagon. Although he initially faced the challenge with strangeness, Michael Bisping, former champion and current Ultimate commentator, believes that such a duel could be beneficial for both parties involved.

In a recent edition of the podcast 'Believe You Me', Bisping spoke about the subject and said that a possible confrontation between Charles of the Bronx e Colby covington It would be important to the legacy of both athletes in MMA.


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“At first I scratched my head thinking from Colby Coivington's perspective. Like, the guy (Charles of the Bronx) isn't even in your division. This has nothing to do with respecting the rankings, but it would be a big win for both. If Colby manages to beat Charles Oliveira, who is one of the most exciting guys, we all know his resume. And if Oliveira can beat one of the longest-running challengers in Colby, it would do nothing but enhance his career reputation. I like the fight”, analyzed the Brit.

Former interim champion and three-time challenger for the welterweight belt, Colby covington currently occupies fifth place in the category ranking and is coming off a defeat to the current champion Leon edwards, in December.


Former lightweight champion (up to 70,3 kg), Charles of the Bronx was also defeated in his last fight, against Arman Tsarukyan, UFC 300, in April. Recently, the Brazilian showed himself willing to do a 'super fight' at welterweight.

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