The disagreement between Colby Covington and Drew McIntyre has gone to a different degree.
The pair have been in a backwards and forwards with the WWE champion insisting he would break the UFC star’s jaw in a combat final month.
Covington, who’s a former interim UFC welterweight champion, has vowed to ‘search out’ McIntyre and ‘take his soul’ when quarantine is over.
He instructed ESPN: “Drew McIntyre goes to get his ass whooped so dangerous. I can’t let you know what I’m going to do.
“I am going over there and categorical my curiosity and, ‘Hey, I need to go wrestle within the WWE. I need to wrestle the most effective wrestler within the firm, Drew McIntyre.
“This large, Scottish Sasquatch’. You already know, he simply beat Brock Lesnar. He’s obtained all of the hype. He’s this large dangerous boy.
“And he comes at me from this angle, ‘Yo, let’s f***ing combat’. I’m like, ‘What? You need to combat me?’ After which he’s speaking like he desires to combat in a bar combat, and this and that. He’s 7ft tall.
“Drew McIntyre, you’re 7ft tall, however whenever you’re in your again, you’re not going to be 7ft tall. I’m going to be slapping you up and throwing a brick by means of your head.
“Drew McIntyre didn’t solely disrespect me, he crossed a line. If I see that man – and let’s be sincere, we’re in quarantine – so it’s sort of arduous to search out folks.
“Like usually, I can discover folks. All people is aware of that. Once I wished to search out [UFC president] Dana White, I went and located him.
“Drew McIntyre, he’s fortunate it’s quarantine proper now. It’s arduous to search out folks. I don’t know the place anyone goes to be. I don’t know what’s happening on the planet as a result of the world’s not proper.
“However I promise you, when issues get again to regular, I’m going to go discover Drew McIntyre, I’m going to hunt him down, and I’m gonna take his soul out of his physique.”