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Tyron Woodley on Usman vs. Covington: ‘I was really disgusted’

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Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley did not hold back on his comments about UFC 245’s main event fight between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington.

Tyron Woodley was not too pleased at what he saw transpire during UFC 245’s main event fight between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington. The former 170-pound champion shared his thoughts on the fight during a recent episode of his TMZ Sports segment “The Hollywood Beatdown.”

“Kamaru won the fight, broke Colby’s jaw,” Woodley said (transcript by MMA Fighting) “Colby, I thought, was winning the fight by a little small margin. I wasn’t impressed. I was really disgusted. I wanted to throw up, the fact that I lost to Usman.

“If I would’ve punched Colby, he may be on life support right now.”

Woodley also went on criticize both fighters for the manner of which they performed that night.

“When I’m looking at how many punches those guys took, I was impressed by their durability, I was impressed by the fact that the kept doing it over and over again- it was kind of a teeter-tottering thing,” he said. “But as far as I.Q., move your f—ng head maybe? I didn’t see a lot of that, I was surprised that I didn’t see a lot of wrestling.

“I thought I was going to see a lot a lot of wrestling. I didn’t see a lot of power. I guess you can’t make a motherf—r have power. You can’t inject power into somebody’s body - well, [laughs] you can inject power into somebody’s body, it’s called USADA failure.”

The 37-year-old Woodley hasn’t fought since UFC 235 in March, where he dropped that title to Usman.