Jorge Masvidal will likely be taking a whereas to recover following his brutal knockout loss to Kamaru Usman at UFC 261, however the ‘BMF’ champ is open to fight Prick Diaz upon his return.
Diaz’ name got right here up on the UFC 261 post-fight presser in Jacksonville, Florida, after Dana White confirmed that the worn Strikeforce welterweight champ will likely be coming spherical again after a six-one year hiatus.
Masvidal already holds a stoppage indulge in over younger brother Nate and says it could most likely be an honor to ‘throw down’ with Prick too.
“With out a doubt, Prick is a stud,” Masvidal knowledgeable ESPN’s Ariel Helwani (h/t Jordan Ellis of Low Kick MMA). “If Prick desires to throw down I’m bigger than willing to throw down. Fancy I mentioned, I’m going to produce it on my time, I’m not taking instant-look fights, no matter who it’s.
“I’m not going to produce that pleasing now. But, if Prick does need to fight towards the stay of this one year, what can I speak, I’m right here. You desire to produce pleasing on your little brother?
“Let’s toddle. I heard a lot of interviews that he wasn’t too fascinated by what I did to his little brother. Neither would I,” Masvidal added.
“I feel for Prick in that topic. I do know what I’d wanna produce if any individual did that to my little brother. So, let’s toddle.”
Diaz, now 37, hasn’t fought since his controversial NC against Anderson Silva at UFC 183. The bout became in the origin declared a victory for Silva however became overturned to a No Contest after ‘The Spider’ examined certain for steroids. Diaz also examined certain for marijuana metabolites and became suspended for 18 months; he hasn’t received a fight since his 2011 victory over BJ Penn at UFC 137.