Jorge Masvidal desires trilogy after he beats Kamaru Usman at UFC 261
In an queer Q&A accessible to ESPN+ subscribers, no. 4 ranked welterweight Jorge Masvidal answered questions from fans before his welterweight championship rematch in opposition to Kamaru Usman on April 24 at UFC 261.
When requested what Masvidal will attain otherwise before his rematch with Masvidal, “Gamebred” used to be candid in his solution.
“I’m no longer gonna gash 20 pounds of weight now, essentially in water in six days,” Masvidal said. “It’s a explicit weight gash altogether and that’s gonna be the critical determining teach I judge.”
In Masvidal’s first fight with Usman for the welterweight strap at UFC 251, he stuffed in for a COVID-19 Gilbert Burns on correct six days gaze. Which means, Masvidal needed to gash weight suddenly in tell to assign the 170-pound limit along with having to adjust his sleep schedule to Abu Dhabi time.
Usman gained their first match-up thru a unanimous dedication with ratings of 50-45, 50-45, 49-46.
Masvidal used to be also requested what it would possibly perchance perchance perchance point out for him to maintain the welterweight title at UFC 261.
“All the pieces. I’ve find all the pieces that I in truth have into this sport,” Masvidal said. “I’m gonna be in a position to find the kind of sleep I need at evening after I in truth have that belt.”
Another fan requested Masvidal if he would possibly perchance well be willing to pick a trilogy bout with the reigning welterweight champion assuming that Gamebred would possibly perchance well be victorious within the rematch in opposition to “The Nigerian Nightmare” at UFC 261.
“Once I maintain this rematch we can positively stride for a trilogy,” Masvidal said. I is no longer going to head down in history as one and one with this particular person. It’s no longer gonna happen.”
UFC 261 on April 24 no longer only aspects the welterweight championship rematch, it also marks the first time within the U.S. that the UFC can be in a position to welcome fans lend a hand to a sold-out venue of 15,000-plus without social distancing limitations.
UFC 251 highlights & recap from Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal of their first match-up
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