Following his crushing knockout win over Darren Till in last Saturday’s headlining bout at UFC Fight Night 147, Jorge Masvidal has called for a title shot against newly-crowned welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman.
If that bout doesn’t come to fruition, though, Masvidal wants the next ‘biggest fight out there.’
Biggest fight out there or title shot https://t.co/GMF1xScWBo— Jorge Masvidal UFC (@GamebredFighter) March 18, 2019
The next biggest fight for Masvidal could be a possible scrap with former UFC lightweight title title challenger Nate Diaz, whose older brother, Nick Diaz, was expected to fight ‘Gamebred’ at UFC 235.
Masvidal, an MMA veteran of fifteen years, said he is ‘down’ for a ‘super-fight’ with the younger Diaz brother.
Following Masvidal’s brutal second-round KO of Till, which was arguably the biggest win of his career, the 34-year-old surged into the UFC’s top-five welterweight rankings and cemented his position as a legitimate contender.
Although Masvidal wants to get back in the Octagon as soon as possible, the American Top Team product is likely to be suspended, and possible fined, for his backstage brawl with Leon Edwards at London’s O2 Arena. Masvidal landed a three-punch combination on Edwards after being taunted by the Brit during a post-fight interview.