With UFC ‘BMF’ champ Jorge Masvidal eager to run issues again with Nate Diaz, Kamaru Usman may be with out an opponent.
Step in Conor McGregor.
That’s proper — Usman’s supervisor Ali Abdelaziz has provided ‘The Infamous’ a title shot towards Usman, attempting to goad McGregor into the matchup by promising a strict boxing/kickboxing match for the primary two rounds.
It appears like #1 contender desires to combat Nate Diaz now . Good for him @TheNotoriousMMA hey you desire a title shot ? Come to daddy @USMAN84kg offers you one and he promise first 2 rounds with out takedowns solely slaps
— Ali Abdelaziz (@AliAbdelaziz00) Might 24, 2020
“It appears like #1 contender desires to combat Nate Diaz now. Good for him @TheNotoriousMMA hey you desire a title shot ? Come to daddy @USMAN84kg offers you one and he promise first 2 rounds with out takedowns solely slaps,” Abdelaziz posted on Saturday.
McGregor has but to reply however the former UFC two-division champ is at the moment with out an opponent. The Irishman has said his curiosity in turning into the UFC’s first-ever three-weight champ however, make no mistake about it, McGregor can be massively undersized towards ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’.
McGregor hasn’t fought since his 40-second TKO stoppage of Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 however is keen to get again within the cage as quickly as attainable, lately calling for a title bout versus newly-crowned interim light-weight champ Justin Gaethje.
Usman, 33, final fought at UFC 245, the place he earned a fifth-round TKO over Colby Covington to retain his welterweight title. The bout was broadly thought of the most effective title fights of 2019.