Jorge Masvidal needs trilogy following he beats Kamaru Usman at UFC 261
In an exclusive Q&A offered to ESPN+ subscribers, no. 4 rated welterweight Jorge Masvidal answered concerns from enthusiasts in advance of his welterweight championship rematch against Kamaru Usman on April 24 at UFC 261.
When asked what Masvidal will do differently in advance of his rematch with Masvidal, “Gamebred” was candid in his remedy.
“I’m not gonna cut 20 kilos of fat now, mostly in drinking water in six days,” Masvidal reported. “It’s a distinct excess weight slash entirely and that is gonna be the key identifying element I believe.”
In Masvidal’s first battle with Usman for the welterweight strap at UFC 251, he loaded in for a COVID-19 stricken Gilbert Burns on just six days discover. As a consequence, Masvidal had to slice excess weight speedily in purchase to make the 170-pound restrict alongside with getting to modify his snooze agenda to Abu Dhabi time.
Usman won their to start with match-up by way of a unanimous final decision with scores of 50-45, 50-45, 49-46.
Masvidal was also requested what it would imply for him to acquire the welterweight title at UFC 261.
“Everything. I’ve place almost everything that I have into this activity,” Masvidal said. “I’m gonna be able to get the variety of snooze I want at evening when I have that belt.”
An additional fan requested Masvidal if he would be ready to get a trilogy bout with the reigning welterweight winner assuming that Gamebred would be victorious in the rematch from “The Nigerian Nightmare” at UFC 261.
“When I earn this rematch we will definitely go for a trilogy,” Masvidal reported. I will not go down in record as one and one particular with this individual. It is not gonna happen.”
UFC 261 on April 24 not only characteristics the welterweight championship rematch, it also marks the to start with time in the U.S. that the UFC will be in a position to welcome followers back again to a bought-out location of 15,000-plus with no social distancing limits.
UFC 251 highlights & recap from Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal in their 1st match-up
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