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Colby Covington calls out ‘little b****’ 50 Cent for boxing fight with $1m purse on line with one hand tied behind back

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UFC star Colby Covington has offered to put a million dollars on the line to fight rapper 50 Cent with one arm tied behind his back.

The 31-year-old welterweight suffered a knockout defeat last time out at UFC 245 in a title clash against Kamaru Usman.

And he took the opportunity to lay down a challenge while appearing on the Ariel Helwani Show last night.

Covington (15-2) said: “I want to do a celebrity boxing match.

“I'm going to tie one hand behind my back and I'm going to fight 50 Cent.

“I'm going to put up $1 million of my dollars.”

The star also added that he would donate his winnings to the troops.

It would not be the first time a UFC fighter has crossed over into the boxing ring, with Conor McGregor famously battling Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas in August 2017.

Covington’s fury began when 50 Cent mocked him on Instagram with a post discussing his supposed broken jaw following the defeat by Usman.

The caption read: “Well look at the bright side, you won't say the wrong thing or anything. For the next 6 weeks.”

But “Chaos” is adamant he did not break his jaw in the loss.

He had said: “What has his family ever done for America beside serve in the Federal penitentiary?”

50 Cent already has involvement in boxing as a promoter, but it remains to be seen whether he accepts the challenge and decides to pull on the gloves himself and battle a pro fighter.

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