- 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 wagering underdog up against the Nigerian Nightmare in a potential rematch.
In an interview with Boxing personal, Masvidal stated which he would be fighting Usman in September.
Jorge Masvidal claims Kamaru Usman to his title fight is going down in September ????pic.twitter.com/j6u6d2pZhy
— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) February 28, 2021
Usman Changing Course
Usman says he’s changing course and Masvidal chalks it up to feet that are“cold ????
(via @USMAN84kg, @GamebredFighter) pic.twitter.com/2o85ZS6rjp
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) February 20, 2021
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 previously 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 associated with 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 viewed.
A Big Draw
A $200,000 bet ended up being put on Masvidal at likelihood of +230 against Kamaru Usman in tonight’s title that is welterweight @WilliamHillUS
If Masvidal were to pull off the upset, the payout for the wager would be $660,000.
Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal#UFC251 https://t.co/nJ4ypA9zNX pic.twitter.com/o1OByMTDam
— SI Gambling (@SIGambling) July 12, 2020
There’s no question that Masvidal is a draw that is big the UFC. Not just 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 SportsBetting.ag, Masvidal is a +260 wagering 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 whilst 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.(*)