Jorge Masvidal took to social media shortly after information broke that Gilbert Burns has been compelled out of his UFC 251 title struggle with Kamaru Usman.
Earlier this night, MMAJunkie reported that Burns (19-Three MMA) had contracted the Coronavirus and was thus unable to compete towards Usman (16-1 MMA) in subsequent weekend’s pay-per-view headliner.
Jorge Masvidal was the welterweight initially focused to face Kamaru Usman this summer season. Nonetheless, after negotiations between ‘Gamebred’ and UFC officers fell by means of, the promotion opted to give the chance to the streaking Brazilian in Burns.
With ‘Durinho’ now faraway from the occasion, Masvidal took to Twitter with the next message.
— Jorge Masvidal UFC (@GamebredFighter) July 4, 2020
“Gamebred is animal that has been bred to be sport.”
Clearly Jorge Masvidal is insinuating that he can be keen to step in on short-notice to struggle Kamaru Usman.
Nonetheless, as famous above, the UFC should cough up some further money so as to get ‘Gamebred’ to make the stroll.
The reigning BMF champion, who earned the promotions inaugural strap with a TKO victory over Nate Diaz at UFC 244, has been vocal about fighter pay in latest months.
Jorge Masvidal took to social media with the next info relating to his latest negotiations with the promotion.
“I’m in a contract that I needed to take to receives a commission. Similar method I bought a brand new contract to struggle until. Then a brand new contract to struggle Nate. They preserve extending the quantities of fights to my contract to maintain me locked up and after I say I solely need a Four struggle contract it’s take it or go away it.
The negotiation is take it or go away it. If I lose you may minimize me and never pay out the remainder of the contract. If I win I’m not ready to renegotiate the contract? My dad left a communist regime and has ready me my complete life
Why are all the foremost names having points? Conor, Jones, cejudo. We have now to take it or retire. I like combating and that is the struggle of our lives.”
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This text first appeared on BJPENN.com on July 3, 2020