Jorge Masvidal claims He’s battling Kamaru Usman For the Belt in September

Jorge Masvidal In Cage

  • Jorge Masvidal says fighting that is he’s the belt in September.
  • Masvidal lost to welterweight that is current Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 this past year.
  • Gambred is detailed as a +260 gambling underdog up against the Nigerian Nightmare in a potential rematch.

In an interview with Boxing personal, Masvidal reported which he may be fighting Usman in September.

Said Masvidal:

“Right now I’m focused we just got word on this on me fighting for the belt which is going to be in August or September, actually September. So you’re such as the person that is second to know this right now. That’s just how luck works man. A lot of MMA media sites are going to be mad I dropped to on yours first, boxing of all people. There’s going to call me a traitor. But that’s what I’m worried about.”

Usman Changing Course

Masvidal is UFC that is luring welterweight Kamaru Usman to a rematch. Masvidal took a title shot against Usman on short notice at UFC 251 and lost via one-sided decision. However, Masvidal boasted of breaking Usman’s nose on one week’s notice and claimed he could do more on a camp that is full. That didn’t match Usman whom asked for a Masvidal rematch after beating Gilbert Burns at UFC 258 early in the day this

Usman month however, has changed course since then. Just over a ago, the Nigerian Nightmare posted “Who’s Next?” in his Twitter account and followed up that post with another one that said “Anyone can get it.” week, meaning he’s no longer zeroing in on a Masvidal rematch for their next battle. Masvidal has additionally been connected to a bout that is potential Colby Covington but nothing is official.

However, UFC President Dana White sounded like he was game to booking the rematch after UFC 258. Whether Masvidal’s claim of a September rematch is correct or he’s just trying to channel energy that is positive wanting to infuriate Usman further continues to be to be observed.

— SI Gambling (@SIGambling) July 12, 2020

There’s no question that Masvidal is a draw that is big the UFC. Not merely will he help create PPV purchases, he’ll additionally drive significant money that is betting. At UFC 251, William Hill US even received a $200,000 bet on Masvidal at +230. That would’ve had a payout of $660,000. But we all know how that fight ended.

The best UFC betting sites have already posted their Usman vs Masvidal 2 betting odds in their sportsbooks that are respective. According to online sportsbook, Masvidal is a +260 gambling underdog against Usman who’s presently listed at -310 at the bookmaker that is same. But if someone bet $200K on Masvidal for a fight he took on seven days notice, what more for one where he has a camp that is full prepare? It’s worth noting though that Masvidal hasn’t battled since losing to Usman as the Nigerian Nightmare defeated Gilbert Burns earlier in the day this (*)UFC month 251 also drew a reported 900,000 PPV buys in the United States and a total of 1.3 hits worldwide. That’s far from being record-breaking but for a fight card without Conor McGregor, that’s already huge. With the blood that is bad Usman and Masvidal, it won’t be a shock to start to see the rematch getting established quickly.(*)

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