In lieu of Conor McGregor, Jorge Masvidal has turn out to be UFC’s field workplace star.
Gamebred stepped as much as the plate to face welterweight champion Kamaru Usman on night time one among Battle Island and took the champion the gap on simply six days discover.
The Miami-native made no secret of his need to rematch Usman instantly after the combat and it seems as if he’s unmoved in that need.
Tweeting on the weekend, he mentioned he is able to go once more and appeared to counsel that it’s on Usman to prepare.
“6 days. 20 kilos. Flew to Vegas. Vegas to Abu Dhabi. Fought the champ. Created the harm. He’s out for a minute. I’ve been prepared since I acquired again. Time to maneuver the division ahead. Your transfer”
Britain’s Leon Edwards took the possibility to make some noise of his personal in response to Masvidal.
“Battle me then p***y,” he wrote in his first reply.
The second tweet identified the opposite fighters inside the highest six are all busy, so it made sense they combat one another.
“Let’s get it.. cease with all the justifications and provides the followers and the UFC what they need.”
In fact, they two have fairly the historical past.
Masvidal and Edwards first clashed on the O2 Enviornment after their respective clashes at UFC London in 2019. The pair had been rapidly cut up up backstage, however Edwards has even advised talkSPORT that, in or out of an octagon, he’ll get revenge.
Masvidal has risen to celebrity standing inside the organisation after a surprising 2019 that began with knocking out Darren Until on the O2.
A report knockout towards Ben Askren after which profitable the BMF belt towards Nate Diaz propelled him to a brand new degree of stardom.
For Edwards, he’s been doing all the pieces proper his finish. The one man who can higher his eight consecutive wins within the UFC welterweight division is the champion and final man to beat him – Kamaru Usman.
Will we see Edwards and Masvidal collide for the proper to face Usman when he’s prepared?