LeBron James: Covington claims Lakers star won't last 10 seconds with him

LeBron James: Covington claims Lakers star won't last 10 seconds with him

- LeBron James has been verbally attacked by mixed martial artist Colby Covington

- The UFC welterweight criticized Black Lives Matter movement led by the LA Lakers star

- Covington recently defeated Tyron Woodley and his next possible opponent is Jorge Masvidal

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LeBron James has been called a coward by UFC star Colby Covington and even went on to say the LA Lakers star will not last 10 seconds with him.

The welterweight contender who is a big fan of the United States president, Donald Trump attacked the Black Lives Matter movement after his victory over Tyron Woodley at UFC's pay-per-view event.

The 32-year-old, also known as Chaos, blasted James as well other basketball stars who boycotted the games to protest.

LeBron James: Covington claims Lakers star won't last 10 seconds with him
LeBron James: Covington claims Lakers star won't last 10 seconds with him. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Covington said:

“You keep us safe, not these woke athletes.

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“I’m sick of these woke athletes and these spineless cowards like LeBron James.”

He then took a jibe on Twitter on james and his former teammate Delonte West who suffered from drug abuse.

Covington tweeted:

"LOL at the snowflakes that believe @KingJames could even last 10 seconds with me!
"If that coward had the balls or the ability to kick anyone’s a**, Delonte West would’ve lost his teeth long before his meth habit!"

It is not the first time the vocal UFC star is taking a swipe at the NBA star, Covington had previously shaded basketballers who boycotted their games in protest, urging them to instead quit and become cops.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that The Undertaker has officially shown his support for Premier League side Leicester City after the Foxes signed Turkish forward Cengiz Under.

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The King Power outfit announced the arrival of Under on loan from Roma on their official Twitter handle.

And they uploaded Undertaker's ring attire including his famous hat and his long jacket placed on each other.

Legit.ng also reported that Lamine Diack will spend the next two years in jail after the former International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) boss was found guilty for involvement in a Russian doping scandal.

The 87-year-old was convicted in France on Wednesday, September 16, for accepting bribes from athletes suspected for doping.

Diack who was president of the IAAF from 1999 to 2015 covered up test results and allowed athletes to compete including the 2012 Olympics in London.

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