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‘It’s not about money’ - Masvidal wants another title shot over McGregor fight

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Jorge Masvidal wants a second shot at Kamaru Usman over a lucrative fight with Conor McGregor. Jorge Masvidal took a huge title fight …read more

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Following UFC 251, Dana White praises Jorge Masvidal as ‘massive star’

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The UFC president was more than happy with how UFC 251 fared in terms of pay-per-view buys. UFC 251 proved to be a smashing …read more

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Jorge Masvidal prefers immediate rematch vs. Kamaru Usman over money fight with Conor McGregor

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Jorge Masvidal isn’t going to fight for free, but avenging a loss and becoming UFC champion is more important to him than making a …read more

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Jorge Masvidal explains why Kamaru Usman rematch is more desirable than McGregor or Diaz fights

Jorge Masvidal is focused on getting a rematch against Kamaru Usman. In the main event of UFC 251, Masvidal stepped up on six days’ notice to fight Usman for the …read more

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Jorge Masvidal calls for immediate rematch with Kamaru Usman after UFC 251: 'I know I'm better'

Jorge Masvidal has a singular focus after his title-fight loss at UFC 251: Rematch Kamaru Usman.
Masvidal (35-14 MMA, 12-7 UFC) wants an immediately second opportunity to challenge for the welterweight …read more

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Covington: ‘My legacy won’t be defined by fighting a journeyman’ like Masvidal

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Sounds like Colby Covington is just as happy not fighting former friend Jorge Masvidal as Masvidal is to not fight …read more

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UFC rankings update: Jorge Masvidal falls, Petr Yan makes pound-for-pound entrance

The official UFC rankings have been update in the wake of Saturday’s UFC 251 card in Abu Dhabi, an as expected after such a huge card, there have been some …read more

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Dana White: UFC 251 pay-per-view numbers cement Jorge Masvidal as 'a massive star'

ABU DHABI – UFC 251 was nothing short of a major success for UFC president Dana White, who admits Jorge Masvidal played a big part in that.
At a UFC on …read more

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Dana White reacts to UFC 251 PPV numbers, labels Jorge Masvidal a “massive star”

UFC President Dana White has reacted to the massive success of the UFC 251 card, which is reported to have done 1.3M pay-per-view buys. The card, which was headlined by …read more

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UFC Rankings Update (7/14/20): Jorge Masvidal Drops One Spot

The latest UFC rankings update has surfaced and Jorge Masvidal has taken a slight dip. UFC 251 took place on July 11 so that means with another event in the …read more

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Dana White considers Jorge Masvidal a ‘massive star,’ credits entire UFC 251 event for huge PPV sales

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The first event on “UFC Fight Island” will likely go down as one of the most successful shows in the company’s history, and Dana …read more

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Colby Covington: Jorge Masvidal Wants To ‘Pick & Choose Easy Fights’

Colby Covington doesn’t see value in fighting his former friend Jorge Masvidal after UFC 251. Covington appeared gung-ho over potentially fighting Kamaru Usman in a rematch and a grudge match …read more

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Masvidal not interested in fight with ‘fragile’ Covington

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It doesn’t seem Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington will be squashing their beef in the Octagon anytime soon. Colby Covington might be ranked at …read more

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Video: Between the Links, Episode 7: UFC 251 fallout, what’s next for Kamau Usman and Jorge Masvidal?

Check out episode 7 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between champion James Lynch and MMA Fighting’s Alex K. Lee as they discuss the aftermath of …read more

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Jorge Masvidal reacts after UFC 251 reportedly banks 1.3 million pay-per-view buys

UFC star Jorge Masvidal has reacted to the news that UFC 251 reportedly brought in 1.3 million pay-per-view buys on Saturday night. Everyone knew that the addition of “Gamebred” to …read more

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Jorge Masvidal’s drawing power is clear after UFC 251. Now what can he do with it? | Opinion

“This thing is trending off the charts. This thing is trending higher than a Conor McGregor fight. … This thing is trending as big as a fight as I’ve ever …read more

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What’s next for the stars of UFC 251?

In the main event of the stacked UFC 251 card on Fight Island, Kamaru Usman was looking to defend his welterweight title against Jorge Masvidal. The co-main attraction saw Alex …read more

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Masvidal Doesn’t Have Interest In Fighting ‘Fragile Punks’ Like Colby

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It seemed that the fight to make following Jorge Masvidal’s loss to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, at UFC 251 last …read more

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Jorge Masvidal thanks supporters after UFC 251 reportedly rakes in 1.3 million pay-per-view buys

UFC president Dana White apparently wasn’t kidding when he said prior to UFC 251 that the event was trending to draw major numbers.
According to a report by The Athletic, Saturday’s …read more

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Report: UFC 251 Bags 1.3 Million PPV Buys

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight veteran Jorge Masvidal told the combat sports media that he was a bankable star and bona fide pay-per-view (PPV) …read more

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Colby Covington claims he KO’d Jorge Masvidal in their final training session

Colby Covington claims he knocked Jorge Masvidal out with a head kick in their final training session together at American Top Team. Covington and Masvidal, two of the top contenders …read more

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Jorge Masvidal shares scorecard for Volkanovski vs. Holloway rematch

Jorge Masvidal has shared his thoughts on the UFC 251 co-main event, a featherweight title rematch between Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway. Holloway and Volkanovski first fought in December of …read more

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Jorge Masvidal suggests he could beat Usman with 15 days to prepare

Jorge Masvidal believes he could beat UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman if he had 15 days to prepare for the challenge. Masvidal challenged Usman for the belt in the main …read more

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Colby Covington Claims He Knocked Out Jorge Masvidal During Sparring

Colby Covington believes Jorge Masvidal wants no part of him after their last sparring session. Covington and Masvidal were once chummy but those days are long gone. While Covington was …read more

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Jorge Masvidal discusses possible fights with Colby Covington, Leon Edwards

Jorge Masvidal isn’t interested in fighting his former American Top Team teammate Colby Covington in his next Octagon appearance. Masvidal got his first crack at UFC gold over the weekend, …read more

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Jorge Masvidal unsure what’s next but it won’t be Colby Covington: ‘Definitely not that punk’

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Jorge Masvidal may have lost to UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman on Saturday night, but he still has plenty of options available to him …read more

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Morning Report: Gilbert Burns, Leon Edwards argue over who deserves next shot at Kamaru Usman

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

On Saturday night, Kamaru Usman successfully defended his welterweight title with a five-round unanimous decision victory over Jorge Masvidal in the main event of UFC …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Kamaru Usman and UFC 251's key winning fighters?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Jorge Masvidal and UFC 251’s key losing fighters?)
After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next.
With another …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Jorge Masvidal and UFC 251's other losing fighters?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Kamaru Usman and UFC 251’s winning fighters?)
After every event, fans wonder whom the losing fighters will be matched up with next.
With another …read more

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Usman Dismisses Negative Reaction to UFC 251 Performance: ‘I Worked for 25 Minutes’

After an interesting opening stanza, Kamaru Usman imposed his will against Jorge Masvidal for the better part of four rounds in the UFC 251 headliner. …read more

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UFC 251 Aftermath: Despite losing, Jorge Masvidal proved he is indeed the ‘BMF’

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The lead up to UFC 251 was a long and sordid tale that was well-documented all fight week: Kamaru Usman and Jorge …read more

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Wrestle Mania? Kamaru Usman Wants To Fight Georges St-Pierre

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Following his one sided win over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251, Usman is ready to continue defending against the top dogs but would really …read more

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Kamaru Usman compares fan criticism to that of Floyd Mayweather following UFC 251 win over Jorge Masvidal

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While the UFC 251 main event wasn’t the barnburner some fans expected for Saturday night, Kamaru Usman successfully defended his welterweight title in dominant …read more

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The Rock Sends A Message To Masvidal Following UFC 251 Loss

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Things didn’t quite go as planned for the Baddest Motherf**ker belt holder at UFC 251. Jorge Masvidal came into Fight Island with just six …read more

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UFC 251: Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal recap video



Watch the recap and highlights from the UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal main event fight between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal from Saturday’s event at the UFC Fight Island in …read more

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Masvidal cites ‘mistakes’ and ‘gas tank’ for ‘sh—ty performance’ at UFC 251

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The UFC’s ‘BMF’ champion Jorge Masvidal thinks he’d do better against Kamaru Usman should they ever fight again. At last night’s UFC 251, live …read more

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Daniel Cormier says “the same thing” would happen to Jorge Masvidal against Kamaru Usman on a full camp

UFC heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier says the “same thing” would happen to Jorge Masvidal if he fought Kamaru Usman again with a full training camp. Masvidal took the fight against …read more

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After 'Fight Island' fantasy fizzles, Kamaru Usman, Jorge Masvidal back to drawing board | Opinion

In a best-case scenario, the UFC 251 main event between UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and late replacement challenger Jorge Masvidal would have either given the titleholder the final boost …read more

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Dwayne Johnson reacts to Kamaru Usman defeating Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251

Dwayne Johnson was watching last night’s UFC 251 main event with keen interest as his friend Jorge Masvidal squared off with Kamaru Usman. If you recall, ‘The Rock’ was the …read more

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Jorge Masvidal believes he has the formula to beat Kamaru Usman following 251

UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal believes he has the formula to beat Kamaru Usman if they ever meet inside the Octagon again for a rematch. Masvidal took the fight against …read more

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Photos | Scorecards revealed for Masvidal – Usman and Holloway – Volkanovksi 2

The judges’ scorecards have been revealed for the UFC 251 title fights between Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal and Alex Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway. In the main event of the …read more

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Jorge Masvidal: ‘I Made A Lot Of Mistakes’ Against Kamaru Usman

UFC 251 is in the books and Jorge Masvidal was defeated by Kamaru Usman. Masvidal challenged Usman for the UFC welterweight championship on July 11. The 170-pound title bout headlined …read more

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Kamaru Usman has become the master of squashing hype

Kamaru Usman (right) goes for a takedown against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251 on Saturday in Abu Dhabi | Zuffa LLC

However fanciful your story is, it means nothing …read more

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Someone bet on Jorge Masvidal to continue his run at UFC 251 – and lost $200K

Just after the start of the UFC 251 main card Saturday night, the William Hill sportsbook announced a hefty wager on the main event.
A Las Vegas bettor, the book announced, …read more

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Max Holloway reacts following loss to Alex Volkanovski, thanks Jorge Masvidal and Kamaru Usman

Former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway reacted following a narrow split decision loss to Alex Volkanovski in the co-main event of UFC 251. Holloway and Volkanovski went toe-to-toe for 25 …read more

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Video recap: Usman dominates Masvidal to win one-sided decision

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Kamar Usman shut down Jorge Masvidal in the main event of UFC 251 to defend his title by unanimous decision. Kamaru Usman defended his …read more

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Kamaru Usman brushes off UFC 251 criticism, shows Jorge Masvidal respect

ABU DHABI – Trash talk was plentiful entering the UFC 251 main event between UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and challenger Jorge Masvidal.
When the dust settled, the beef did, too. …read more

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Jorge Masvidal reacts followng loss to Kamaru Usman at UFC 251

Jorge Masvidal came up short in his quest to dethrone reigning UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 in Abu Dhabi. ‘Gamebred’ had accepted a title fight with ‘The …read more

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Jorge Masvidal will do 'whatever it takes' to get Kamaru Usman rematch after UFC 251

Jorge Masvidal said he’s crushed to let his supporters down after losing to Kamaru Usman in the UFC 251 main event, but he intends to bounce back and earn a …read more

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Kamaru Usman ruled Fight Island, and it's time for the world to appreciate his dominance

Kamaru Usman imposed his will in defeating Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251, and once again proved why he’s the welterweight champion. …read more

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Usman grinds out win vs. Masvidal to retain belt

Kamaru Usman defeated Jorge Masvidal, fighting on short notice, via unanimous decision Sunday morning in Abu Dhabi to retain his welterweight title and remain unbeaten in the UFC. …read more

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Masvidal Still A Star After UFC 251 Defeat, But Can UFC Handle Him?

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A one sided loss to Kamaru Usman hasn’t killed Jorge Masvidal’s star power, but the UFC’s way of doing business may end up burying …read more

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Kamaru Usman shuts down Jorge Masvidal in UFC 251 main event

Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman was expecting to face Gilbert Burns in the UFC 251 main event on Saturday but Burns was forced out of the fight after testing positive to …read more

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Kamaru Usman dominates Jorge Masvidal with suffocating performance in UFC 251 main event  

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Kamaru Usman always tells his opponents he’s a problem and it turns out Jorge Masvidal didn’t have an answer after spending five rounds with …read more

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UFC 251 in Tweets: Pros react Kamaru Usman’s win over Jorge Masvidal

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UFC 251 is officially in the books.
Entering the stacked card inside in Abu Dhabi, fight fans were gearing up to witness …read more

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Who's next for Kamaru Usman, Jorge Masvidal and other Fight Island standouts?

Who is next in line for the champions after UFC 251? Brett Okamoto plays matchmaker. …read more

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UFC 251 results: Usman takes grinding decision over Masvidal

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Kamaru Usman took a unanimous decision over Jorge Masvidal to keep his welterweight title in the UFC 251 main event. The top of …read more

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Pros react to Usman’s dull win over Masvidal at UFC 251

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Kamaru Usman scored a unanimous deicison win over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the bout. It was dominant, …read more

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Usman retains belt with decision win vs. Masvidal

Kamaru Usman defeated Jorge Masvidal via unanimous decision in Sunday morning’s UFC 251 headliner on “Fight Island” to retain his welterweight title and remain unbeaten in the UFC. …read more

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Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal full fight video highlights

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Watch Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal full fight video highlights from UFC 251’s main event above, courtesy of the UFC.
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Israel Adesanya and Jorge Masvidal featured on EA Sports UFC 4 (Official Trailer)

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Electronic Arts Inc. on Saturday revealed EA SPORTS UFC 4 featuring UFC middleweight champion Israel “The Last Stylebender” Adesanya and UFC welterweight contender Jorge “Gamebred” …read more

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Twitter reacts to Kamaru Usman's 'boring as (expletive)' title defense over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251

Kamaru Usman’s second successful title defense was a big one as he beat his nemesis Jorge Masvidal on Saturday in the UFC 251 headliner.
Usman (17-1 MMA, 12-0 UFC) kept his …read more

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UFC 251 Highlights: Kamaru Usman Outpoints Jorge Masvidal to Retain Welterweight Title

Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal delivered at UFC 251. The two fighters met in a welterweight title bout on Saturday night (July 11, 2020) at the UFC 251 pay-per-view event …read more

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UFC 251 Results: Kamaru Usman defeats Jorge Masvidal (Highlights)

Kamaru Usman will look to defend his welterweight title for the second time when he squares off with Jorge Masvidal in tonight’s UFC 251 event. Usman (16-1 MMA) was most …read more

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UFC 251 results: Kamaru Usman mostly dominant to outwork Jorge Masvidal

Kamaru Usman played to his strengths against Jorge Masvidal and it led to the retention of his UFC welterweight title.
Usman (17-1 MMA, 12-0 UFC) stayed perfect in the UFC and …read more

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UFC 251: Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal live results, discussion, PBP

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Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC 251 headlining welterweight title fight from Abu Dhabi. To stream UFC 251 LIVE on ESPN+ …read more

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UFC 251 | Kamaru Usman claps back at fight fans who say he’s not entertaining

Kamaru Usman will put his welterweight title on the line in against Jorge Masvidal in the headliner of tonight’s UFC 251 event. Usman was originally slated to face his teammate …read more

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UFC 251 ‘Masvidal vs. Usman’ Live Results and Highlights

The Octagon heads to Fight Island for tonight’s UFC 251 event, a 13-bout fight card headlined by Jorge Masvidal challenging Kamaru Usman. Usman (16-1 MMA) will be looking to defend …read more

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UFC 251 Post-Fight Press Conference Live Stream

Tonight (July 11), UFC 251 takes place on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. In the headliner, Kamaru Usman will put the welterweight title on the line against Jorge Masvidal. UFC …read more

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Dwayne Johnson details the legend of Jorge Masvidal in Miami

Dwayne Johnson, aka ‘The Rock’, recently spoke of the legend of Jorge Masvidal in Miami during a recent interview with the UFC’s Megan Olivi. ‘Gamebred’, who made his name in …read more

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Israel Adesanya, Jorge Masvidal Land Cover of EA Sports UFC 4 Video Game

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and welterweight star Jorge Masvidal were officially revealed as the cover athletes for EA Sports UFC 4 video game. …read more

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Adesanya, Masvidal on cover of UFC video game

Two of UFC’s newest stars — welterweight Jorge Masvidal and middleweight champion Israel Adesanya — are featured as the cover athletes for EA Sports UFC 4. …read more

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UFC 251 main event preview: Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal

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Tim B. takes a deeper look into the UFC 251 main event between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal. UFC 251 goes …read more

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Jorge Masvidal reached a deal with the UFC, but he’s ‘still leading the charge’ for better fighter pay

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jorge Masvidal’s personal battle with the UFC over money may have come to an end with a new deal to fight Kamaru Usman. But he …read more

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Hot Tweets: Discussing various outcomes of Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal, plus, FIGHT ISLAND

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Tonight, the UFC begins its four-event foray on ‘Fight Island’ when UFC 251 takes place in Abu Dhabi. In the main event, welterweight champion Kamaru …read more

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UFC 251 Clash: Usman Vs. Masvidal!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight elites Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal will clash TONIGHT (July 11, 2020) at UFC 251 from …read more

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The War Room: Dan Hardy breaks down Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251

UFC 251 brings a stacked card of fights to Yas Island, Abu Dhabi for the promotion’s inaugural “Fight Island” event, on Saturday, July 11, as UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman …read more

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Jorge Masvidal and Israel Adesanya named cover athletes of EA Sports UFC 4

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury are included in pre-order bonus. Jorge Masvidal and Israel Adesanya will be the official cover athletes for the upcoming EA Sports UFC 4 video game.
They …read more

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UFC 251: Dwayne Johnson shares his advice for Jorge Masvidal

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The WWE and Hollywood superstar spoke to ESPN MMA about Fight Island and the main event of UFC 251. Wrestling and …read more

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Quote: Jorge Masvidal Has A ‘Puncher’s Chance’ Against Kamaru Usman At UFC 251

One top-ranked UFC welterweight believes the likelihood of Jorge Masvidal defeating Kamaru Usman boils down to a puncher’s chance. Tonight (July 11), Masvidal will challenge Usman for the UFC welterweight …read more

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Jorge Masvidal, Israel Adesanya revealed as EA UFC 4 cover athletes

The two fighters who shared various nominations for 2019 “Fighter of the Year” now grace of the cover of the EA UFC 4 video game.
UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and …read more

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Masvidal Sends Message To Young Fighters Ahead Of UFC 251: ‘Know Your Value’

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It may haven taken a Gilbert Burns positive COVID-19 test to get to this point, but Jorge Masvidal will finally get his first-ever UFC …read more

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UFC 251 Results: Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal

UFC 251 goes down tonight (Sat. July 11, 2020) from Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island aka Fight Island and we have the results. The world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion …read more

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Preview! Masvidal Targets ‘Super Necessary’ Win Over Usman

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UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal will step in for Gilbert Burns — who popped for coronavirus — to battle Kamaru Usman for the 170-pound …read more

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UFC 251 Results: Usman vs. Masvidal

Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal will meet in the UFC 251 main event Saturday. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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Defining Fights: UFC 251 headliner Jorge Masvidal

UFC “BMF” champion Jorge Masvidal steps into the main event spotlight on just six days’ notice as he takes on reigning UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in the main event …read more

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Usman Labels Masvidal ‘Biggest, Baddest’ Opponent He’s Ever Faced

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Kamaru Usman may be the reigning UFC welterweight champion and overall betting favorite heading into his title defense opposite Jorge Masvidal tomorrow night (Sat., …read more

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Dana White believes a potential Conor McGregor vs. Jorge Masvidal “could be” the biggest fight in history

Dana White knows a potential Conor McGregor vs. Jorge Masvidal fight would be massive for the promotion. In the main event of UFC 251, Jorge Masvidal is stepping in on …read more

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Fighter On Fighter! Breaking Down ‘Nigerian Nightmare!’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight kingpin, Kamaru Usman, will square off with the certified “Baddest Motherf*cker, Jorge Masvidal, this Saturday (July 11, 2020) at UFC …read more

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UFC 251 breakdown: Short notice for Jorge Masvidal, but can he deliver again?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC 251.
UFC 251 takes place Saturday at Yas Island in Abu …read more

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Kamaru Usman hoping to fight Georges St-Pierre with win over Jorge Masvidal: “I would love GSP”

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman says he is hoping to fight George St-Pierre next should he get by Jorge Masvidal in the main event of UFC 251. Usman takes on …read more

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Dana White Says Gilbert Burns Will Face Winner Of Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal

Gilbert Burns will indeed receive his UFC title opportunity, says Dana White. Burns was set to challenge Kamaru Usman for the UFC welterweight championship this Saturday evening (July 11). That …read more

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Stephen Thompson warns Kamaru Usman ‘you’re not going to break’ Jorge Masvidal’s spirit

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

In 2019, Jorge Masvidal had one of the most impactful years in the history of the sport. And now, in his 49th professional fight, he …read more

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Jorge Masvidal shares advice for young fighters after resolving UFC contract dispute

Until last week, surging welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal was involved in a heated contract dispute with the UFC. When Gilbert Burns withdrew from his welterweight title fight with Kamaru Usman …read more

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On eve of UFC 251, Jorge Masvidal urges fellow fighters: 'Know your value and stick to your guns'

ABU DHABI – It wasn’t a perfect process, but in the end, Jorge Masvidal got what what he was asking for.
After a contract dispute with the UFC in which he …read more

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Gilbert Burns reacts to Dana White’s announcement he will fight winner of Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns reacted to the news from UFC president Dana White that he will fight the winner of Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal. Burns was set to …read more

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Mummified Masvidal ‘Hurting’ After 20-Pound Weight Cut

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Two people missed weight at the UFC 251 weigh ins on Friday, but fortunately for fight fans, Jorge Masvidal wasn’t one of them. A towel-clad “Gamebred” hit the …read more

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Jorge Masvidal admits 20-pound weight cut for UFC 251 was “rough”

Jorge Masvidal admits his weight-cut for his short-notice UFC 251 title fight with Kamaru Usman was a taxing experience. Usman was originally scheduled to defend his title against Gilbert Burns …read more

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Jorge Masvidal talks cutting 20 pounds in six days for UFC 251 title fight: ‘It was rough’

Jorge Masvidal | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

If you thought Jorge Masvidal would have a hard time making championship weight on less than a week’s notice, you were …read more

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UFC 251: Kamaru Usman Says Jorge Masvidal Is His Best Opponent Yet

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman recognizes that Jorge Masvidal is a credible threat to his title. This Saturday night (July 11), Usman will put his 170-pound gold on the line …read more

Source:: MMANews

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