Ignore about the beef with Jorge Masvidal, Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson thinks UFC welterweight winner Kamaru Usman really should battle him subsequent.
Soon after Usman defeated previous teammate Gilbert Burns at UFC 258 lately, he termed out Masvidal, whom he experienced now defeated last summertime.
Masvidal had acknowledged their 1st fight on brief see, shedding a conclusion to Usman. The champ doesn’t like that Masvidal utilised that as an excuse for the decline, also wanting to finish him this time all over.
“I’ll give you a whole schooling camp and this time I’ll prevent him,” Usman mentioned. “I guarantee you. That is why I was let down in myself that final battle, since I know I could end him.”
Thompson wasn’t eager on Usman wanting to combat Masvidal once more, while he understands why he could.
“(Masvidal) plainly dropped. I know it was small discover, but I just consider that Kamaru Usman is familiar with. It is clever for him, he knows he can conquer him for a superior pay working day, it’s a large title, there is beef there, so it makes feeling on his aspect,” Thompson explained to MMA Battling.
“As a supporter and as a fighter, and as somebody who has been at the top of the video game and trying to get title fights, it does not make feeling for that to happen. Battle anyone you haven’t fought but.
“You conquer fairly a great deal everybody other than me in the top rated-5. That’s it. Of system, you have got Michael Chiesa who is range six, he hasn’t fought Michael Chiesa either. But keep on heading down the line. You beat every person up listed here, who’s next? It is this man.”
Even though Usman fished for the Masvidal bout, he has due to the fact pulled it back a bit. He recently took to social media to say he’s not emotion “generous any more. Any person can get it.”
That sales opportunities Thompson to believing he has a shot at landing the fight with Usman.
“Come on Usman. Appear on, male. Fight any person you have not fought still.”
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