Colby Covington lost his perfect record Saturday night at UFC 194, falling to Warlley Alves in a featured prelim bout.
Following the defeat, Covington confirmed on social media that he entered the contest with an injury. After tapping out to a guillotine, the former college wrestler grabbed at his rib area.
Learned tough lesson tonight. Made a mistake fighting wit torn cartilage and fracture in my Rib but I honored the dotted line I signed @ufc
— Colby Covington (@ColbyCovMMA) December 13, 2015