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Leon Edwards turns down Jorge Masvidal: ‘I’ll wait for my title shot’

Leon Edwards has done a complete 180 degree turn on Jorge Masvidal, telling BT Sport’s’ John Gooden that he is no longer interested in that matchup because ‘Gamebred’ is yesterday’s news. Masvidal is looking to return to the octagon against a top-five opponent following his knockout loss to Kamaru Usman...
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Jorge Masvidal On Leon Edwards' UFC 263 Win: "He's Not A Finisher"

BMF champion and former welterweight title challenger Jorge Masvidal had some harsh words for Leon Edwards following his unanimous decision victory over Nate Diaz at UFC 263. The victory extended Edwards' win streak to nine, but Masvidal wasn't really impressed by the performance. Speaking with reporters ahead of the debut of his promotion, a bare-knuckle fighting league called Gamebred Fighting Championship this Friday, Masvidal spoke with a group of reporters and gave his assessment of the victory from Edwards.

Jorge Masvidal targets UFC return, says lack of ‘grit’ and ‘meanness’ holding Leon Edwards back: ‘He’s not a fighter’

Jorge Masvidal is eyeing a return to action in the second half of 2021 — and he’s already plotting out his climb back up the UFC’s welterweight ranks. “Whoever’s in the top five available November or October, that’s who’s head I’m coming after,” Masvidal told reporters (via The MacLife) ahead of the debut of his bare-knuckle MMA promotion Gamebred Fighting Championship, which takes place Friday at the Biloxi Community Center in Biloxi, Mississippi.

Jorge Masvidal: Leon Edwards Is Not A Fighter

Jorge Masvidal believes Leon Edwards lacks the meanness to be a true fighter. At UFC 263, Edwards went one-on-one with Nate Diaz inside the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Edwards had a mostly one-sided showing but Diaz rocked him in the final moments of the fight. “Rocky” was able to survive until the final horn and won the bout via unanimous decision.

Jorge Masvidal Taunts Next Potential Opponent [LOOK]

UFC welterweight star Jorge Masvidal believes he’s on his way to fighting again before the end of the year and a recent post on social media suggests the UFC’s “BMF” champion might be eyeing Leon Edwards as his next opponent. In that post, Masvidal alluded to the viral backstage run-in the two stars had back in 2019 at a UFC event in London.

Michael Bisping calls for Leon Edwards vs Jorge Masvidal after Nate Diaz fight

Michael Bisping has his eyes set on Leon Edwards vs. Jorge Masvidal following Edwards’ unanimous decision win over Nate Diaz at UFC 263. In the aftermath of UFC 263 — which took place at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz., on Sat., June 13, 2021 — UFC President, Dana White, made it clear that Colby Covington is next for UFC Welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman. Bisping thinks that clears the way for a grudge match between Edwards and Masvidal.
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Michael Bisping stumps for Jorge Masvidal vs. Leon Edwards: “That has to be the fight”

UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping is stumping for a welterweight bout next between rivals Leon Edwards and Jorge Masvidal. Edwards defeated Nate Diaz via unanimous decision at UFC 263, while Masvidal is coming off of back-to-back losses to UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. With Colby Covington next in line to fight Usman for the belt, Edwards will likely have to fight someone else in the meantime, and UFC president Dana White suggested that it could be Masvidal. The two have beef stemming from the “three-piece and a soda” incident at UFC London.

What’s Next For Miami’s Own Jorge Masvidal?

Jorge Masvidal managed to shock the public in 2019 as he provided us with the fastest knockout in UFC history – 5 seconds. He also finished that year with 3 wins and 0 losses and had a lot of hype in 2020. His streak was cut short by none other than the Nigerian Nightmare, Kamaru Usman on 2 occasions, with the second bout ending with a brutal knockout.