Leon Edwards again without a discount for the UFC comeback. However, UFC President Dana White confirmed that the promotion is now looking to book Colby Covington as Rocky’s rival. Speaking to the media in the UFC 258 showdown, White stated that after Khamzat Chimaev withdrew from the March 13th card, UFC is looking at Colby Covington against Leon Edwards. Interestingly, the UFC president also added that the winner of the Lyon vs Colby match would go on to face Camaro Osman in the UFC Welterweight Championship. “I think what we do now, with what happened to Khuzmat, we are looking at Colby against Lyon. The winner of that fight will fight Osman next.” Dana White added that the fight between Leon Edwards and Colby Covington makes sense now. The UFC chief also provided props to Rocky for a fight against the 15th-ranked fighter in the form of Chimaev. He added that the UFC is ready to show the respect Edwards deserves, “That’s what makes sense now. This is the fight. Listen, for a guy like Leon, Leon accepts to fight with a 15th-ranked man and he’s brutal. Nobody wants to fight this guy. He accepts a fight.” The fighting continues to fall from the left and the right. Now, this is what happens to him? We must go with him, not (down) to show the child the respect he deserves and go up and fight these fights and do what he did. (We will get it) in the right fight. ” When asked about the possibility of Covington getting involved in the fight in a month’s time, White said the “mess” is ready and thinks he’s been training anyway. “Sure, (it might happen on March 13th)). I think Colby was training anyway. I think that Colby is ready to fight. I don’t know. This thing just happened yesterday. We’re still scrambling. ” Could Leon Edwards fight Colby Covington in March? Dana White recently explained that UFC is looking to book welterweight fighters as coaches for the next season of The Ultimate Fighter. While the majority of fans think Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal are the most likely options, it remains to be seen what plans the UFC has in the TUF store. “Gamebred” could be replaced by Leon Edwards and in an advantageous position to take on Colby. Covington from here on. Posted February 13, 2021, 03:37 PM Indochina Time.