Currently, Masvidal (35-14 MMA, 14-8 UFC) has a tall job in front of him at UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman. He will rematch at UFC 261 on April 24th.. A month later, Edwards (18-3 MMA, 10-2 UFC) will face Nate Diaz at UFC 262 on May 15th. Untitled joint main event for the first 5 rounds In the history of promotion.
Both fighters are currently reserved, but if Edwards defeats Diaz, Masvidal will scrap the British, especially because of the bad blood history between them.
“Who is that?” Masvidal jokingly asked on Tuesday in an ESPN + Q & A with Laura Sanko. “Well, that’s the guy who interrupted our interview. I’ve already dealt with that individual. In his fight, He pokes his eyes I heard it last. So that’s anything. If you win the battle, I’ll be here, man. “
Rivalry The interruption that Edwards made March 2019. Masvidal, who didn’t like Edwards talking about trash in the middle of an interview after UFC London, left his post and hit Edwards with multiple punches. The infamous “three-piece and soda” Caught in the camera Although they have never fought, they have long linked the two welterweight candidates.
Masvidal recently entered UFC 251 last July. Lost unanimous decision To Usman (18-1 MMA, 13-0 UFC). Masvidal fought with notice six days before Gilbert Burns tested positive for COVID-19 and was removed from the card.
Edwards has returned from a 20-month furlough at UFC Fight Night 187 on March 13.Fighting Edwards’ Bellarum Hamad for accidental eye pork It was judged that there was no contest In round 2.
UFC 261 It will take place on April 24th at the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. The main card will be streamed on ESPN + pay-per-view after qualifying on ESPN / ESPN +.
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Jorge Masvidal enjoys “poking” at Leon Edwards
https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021/04/ufc-news-jorge-masvidal-pokes-fun-leon-edwards Jorge Masvidal enjoys “poking” at Leon Edwards