May you think about what may occur if Jorge Masvidal and Okayamaru Usman bumped into one another with none safety close by earlier than their UFC 251 conflict Saturday?

Properly, it virtually occurred earlier this week whereas the 2 males have been on the fighter resort in Las Vegas previous to their departures for Abu Dhabi. As Episode 1 of the UFC’s “Embedded” sequence confirmed, they got here this shut to working into one another by the elevators when Masvidal was strolling into one simply as Usman was strolling out of the opposite.

It appeared, from the video, that Usman appeared over and acknowledged the person strolling into the elevator was Masvidal, however Masvidal was oblivious as he was occupied on his telephone.

(YouTube screengrab from “Embedded”)

“I didn’t learn about it till they confirmed me the video, and that was fairly (expletive) trippy, man,” Masvidal stated on “SportsCenter” on Tuesday evening. “That was just a little surreal, as a result of I’ve nice peripherals, however I simply occurred to look proper at my telephone, and I had simply gotten my eyes dilated, as effectively, so I had these funky glasses on. So I actually couldn’t see that effectively and, man, it simply occurred. …

“The larger a part of me needs I had run into him. Simply had a ‘hey, how are you’ kind factor, ? Nothing loopy.”

Contemplating the heated altercation that Masvidal and Usman had throughout Tremendous Bowl week, you’d have a tough time convincing me that this is able to’ve resulted in only a “hey, how are you” kind factor.

It’s most likely higher this fashion.

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