Buckle up … Jorge Masvidal‘s opened the door to a attainable UFC return. He additionally desires to smash Conor McGregor‘s face … ideally on the street, not an Octagon.
The 38-year-old MMA famous person sat down with Michael Babcock on the “TMZ Sports activities” TV present (airs weekdays on FS1) … when the subject turned to the BMF title.
“I believe I’ll have to come back again and snatch that belt up actual fast. One thing like that. However not at [155 lbs.], they gotta come as much as [170 lbs.],” Masvidal mentioned.
Gamebred continued … “A UFC combat. Not now, however in some unspecified time in the future, I believe I gotta come again.”
After all, Jorge was the OG BMF belt holder … he defeated Nate Diaz at UFC 244, and took dwelling the belt, which was introduced to him by The Rock.
Final weekend, Masvidal, who retired after his April combat with Gilbert Burns, was available in Salt Lake Metropolis … and introduced the belt to Justin Gaethje after he defeated Dustin Poirier.
We requested Jorge … who would you wish to combat in your return?
“Whoever’s acquired the BMF belt,” Masvidal began answering … and that is when McGregor got here up.
“Actually I want to combat Conor as a result of he is such a bitch. I am unable to stand that dude. However him on the road at no cost, ‘trigger he’ll by no means combat me within the ring.”
“He by no means mentions my f***ing title in a remark,” Jorge mentioned, including … “[Conor’s] calling out Dustin and Justin. Shut the f*** up, and do the due course of. You f***ing bitch!”
For those who’re a fan of Masvidal, earlier than Strikeforce, Bellator, or the UFC, he acquired his begin preventing within the streets … alongside the nice Kimbo Slice.
“Conor does not need [a fight with me]. He is shut it down like 3 or 4 occasions and he is advised those that I am too huge for him, but he is at my weight class, 170,” Masvidal mentioned, explaining why he does not imagine the combat would ever occur anyplace moreover the road.
“He is aware of that the best way that I would beat him is the best way that he wins fights. Get up, f***ing punching his tooth in and kicking his ribs in, so I do know it is simply not good for his model.”
Although Jorge hasn’t been preventing, it does not imply he hasn’t been busy.
Since retiring, Masvidal’s launched his very personal combat promotion, Gamebred Bareknuckle MMA … and he is proceeded to e-book huge fights with fight sports activities superstars.
In actual fact, former UFC heavyweight champions Junior dos Santos and Fabricio Werdum are preventing on September 8 at FLA Enviornment in Jacksonville, FL … a rematch of their UFC 90 scrap (2008), which FW received by KO.
There’s far more with Jorge … together with his plans for his promotion, who he’d prefer to signal subsequent (Derrick Lewis, anybody?), his renewed beef with Ben Askren, and naturally, that coveted return to the cage!
Try the complete sit-down interview with Jorge!