Jorge Masvidal Will Only Accept Two Opponents For UFC Return

Jorge Masvidal will be making money regardless of who his next opponent is. That’s because according to his management team, he will only be facing either Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title or Conor McGregor next. However, it’s all dependent on whether Usman or McGregor accept the fight. Masvidal’s stock increased even further following his […]

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Jorge Masvidal will be making money regardless of who his next opponent is.

That’s because according to his management team, he will only be facing either Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title or Conor McGregor next. However, it’s all dependent on whether Usman or McGregor accept the fight.

Masvidal’s stock increased even further following his flying knee knockout of Ben Askren at UFC 239 earlier this month. “Gamebred” called for a title shot afterwards, but would later call out McGregor as well for a lucrative payday. Things started picking up as oddsmakers even made Masvidal the favorite in a potential matchup with the Irishman.

McGregor, meanwhile, has yet to respond to Masvidal. As for Usman, he urged everyone to slow down, stating that it wasn’t his choice who he faces next. “The Nigerian Native” is still recovering from surgery as well, so a fight doesn’t look like it will happen at least until the end of the year.

Regardless, do you think either Usman or McGregor will be Masvidal’s next fight? Who do you prefer to see him face?

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Manager Says Jorge Masvidal Will Only Accept UFC Title Shot Or Conor McGregor Bout

Jorge Masvidal is only interested in taking a UFC welterweight title bout or a showdown with Conor McGregor if his manager is to be believed. Masvidal is riding a wave of momentum after two highlight reel knockout victories in a row. More specifically,…

Jorge Masvidal is only interested in taking a UFC welterweight title bout or a showdown with Conor McGregor if his manager is to be believed. Masvidal is riding a wave of momentum after two highlight reel knockout victories in a row. More specifically, his record-setting flying knee finish over Ben Askren has put “Gamebred” in […]

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Stephen Thompson Gives His Thoughts On Jorge Masvidal’s Celebrations After Ben Askren KO

After Jorge Masvidal knocked out Ben Askren in just five seconds at UFC 239, he immediately started to celebrate. He went near Askren and was pounding on the floor and then fell to the ground pretending to be out cold. For some, they liked it, while ot…

After Jorge Masvidal knocked out Ben Askren in just five seconds at UFC 239, he immediately started to celebrate. He went near Askren and was pounding on the floor and then fell to the ground pretending to be out cold. For some, they liked it, while others thought “Gamebred” went too far. Now, UFC welterweight, […]

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Jorge Masvidal Explains Why Ben Askren Isn’t On His Level

Jorge Masvidal is continuing his victory tour after knocking Ben Askren out at UFC 239. In one of his stops, he reflected back on how it all started. Jorge Masvidal and Ben Askren do not agree on much, but one thing they do agree on is that Masvidal wa…

Jorge Masvidal is continuing his victory tour after knocking Ben Askren out at UFC 239. In one of his stops, he reflected back on how it all started. Jorge Masvidal and Ben Askren do not agree on much, but one thing they do agree on is that Masvidal was originally not interested in facing Ben […]

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Kamaru Usman Says ‘Slow Down’ On Jorge Masvidal Title Shot Talk

Jorge Masvidal has been the talk of the mixed martial arts (MMA) community as of late. “Gamebred” picked up a nasty five-second knockout victory last week over Ben Askren. Masvidal nailed “Funky” with an immediate flying knee to record the fastest knockout in UFC history. With back-to-back vicious knockout wins (his first being against Darren […]

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Jorge Masvidal has been the talk of the mixed martial arts (MMA) community as of late.

“Gamebred” picked up a nasty five-second knockout victory last week over Ben Askren. Masvidal nailed “Funky” with an immediate flying knee to record the fastest knockout in UFC history. With back-to-back vicious knockout wins (his first being against Darren Till in London earlier this year), many have speculated that Masvidal could be next in line for the title shot.

However, UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman says to pump the breaks on that talk. Speaking to TMZ Sports recently, Usman was asked about Masvidal possibly being next in line for the title shot. “The Nigerian Nightmare” said that decision isn’t up to him, and he fights who the UFC puts in front of him (via MMA News):

“Slow down people. Slow down, slow down. Listen, that’s not necessarily up to me. That’s up to the company. My job is to prepare whoever they throw in front of me next, take care of them and continue my title reign. So I don’t care who they put in front of me. If it’s him, if it’s Colby, if it’s Woodley, if it’s Ponzinibbio.”

When asked if he minds facing Masvidal or not, Usman admitted that he doesn’t, but again reiterated that he simply fights who the promotion puts in front of him:

“Yeah I don’t mind. I don’t care. Like I said, it’s not up to me it’s up to the company. I’ll take anybody.”

Who do you think will be next to challenge Usman for the welterweight title? Is Masvidal deserving of the shot?

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Jorge Masvidal Trades Barbs With Ben Askren On Twitter Following UFC 239

Ben Askren wasn’t lying when he said he wouldn’t stop talking trash despite being knocked out by Jorge Masvidal in five seconds at UFC 239. Askren recently took to Twitter to poke fun at his own knockout defeat, jokingly saying the following: “If I can’t remember it that means it didn’t happen right???” Masvidal decided […]

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Ben Askren wasn’t lying when he said he wouldn’t stop talking trash despite being knocked out by Jorge Masvidal in five seconds at UFC 239.

Askren recently took to Twitter to poke fun at his own knockout defeat, jokingly saying the following:

“If I can’t remember it that means it didn’t happen right???”

Masvidal decided to respond, dubbing Askren the GOAT of press conferences, as “Funky” talked a lot of trash to hype the fight prior to UFC 239:

“You’re also undefeated. [GOAT] of press conferences #supernecessary

Askren then responded, saying he’s now 2-1 against Masvidal:

“I’ll count that as 2-1 against you. You type this between bites at IHOP”

It will certainly be interesting to see what’s next for both men. Masvidal is now on a tear after having viciously knocked out both Darren Till and Askren. He could potentially face the winner of Colby Covington and Robbie Lawler, or jump right into a title fight with Kamaru Usman.

As for Askren, he’s coming off the first-ever loss of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. He plans to regroup and continue his path to winning the UFC welterweight title. Of course, that would mean potentially being matched up with Masvidal again, or even a fight against his good friend and teammate, ex-welterweight champion Tyron Woodley.

What do you think about Masvidal and Askren still going back-and-forth on Twitter? Do you think they will fight again?

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