Jorge Masvidal is calling to fight the winner of Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson.
Masvidal is coming off reduction-to-reduction losses to Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title and says he’s searching out for to will seemingly be found in within the autumn in opposition to any top-5 opponent. His manager talked about Cut Diaz and Colby Covington as imaginable alternatives, but Diaz is focused to come in opposition to Robbie Lawler while Covington will face Usman for the belt. With that, “Gamebred” says he desires to fight the winner of Burns-Thompson.
“I’d positively adore to fight the winner,” Masvidal said on the UFC’s making a wager preview designate for UFC 264. “Final thoughts, if Gilbert gets overcommitted, I believe I also can see Thompson with a stoppage.”
Jorge Masvidal and Stephen Thompson did fight reduction at UFC 217 in November of 2017 where “Wonderboy” won a decision. Following that, Gamebred left the sport for a one year-and-a-half of and returned with a bang. Upon his return, he knocked out Darren Till, Ben Askren, and TKO’d Nate Diaz to uncover the title shot. He’s moreover a magnificent bigger well-known individual now so there’s minute question the rematch would uncover sense.
If it’s Burns who gets the salvage, it’s a fresh matchup for Masvidal as every males see to work their manner up to a title shot. It would moreover be an anticipated matchup because it’d be a honest take a look at to see where Masvidal’s jiu-jitsu is at, but it would also moreover be a standup fight.
Regardless of who wins at UFC 264, it’s honest to see that Jorge Masvidal is calling to fight again and ought to fight a top contender adore Burns or Thompson. It’s unlikely he’ll uncover yet every other crack at Usman attributable to him being 0-2, but he aloof desires to compete in opposition to the acceptable and tell he’s an elite welterweight.
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