Colby Covington has said a rematch opposite UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is his priority ahead of a fixture opposite former titleholder Tyron Woodley.
Edwards didn't make it to the United States before the recent travel ban came into effect, ending his chances of fighting Woodley on Saturday after the event—originally set to take place in London—was moved.
Covington added: "I was excited to shock the world.
Chaos continued his pledge to be added to the UFC Fight Night 171 card in an interview with ESPN (contains language NSFW):
A bout opposite former titleholder Woodley makes more sense as an eliminator for both fighters, though there are several emerging in the welterweight division with claims on the title.