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Daniel Cormier believes Jorge Masvidal is in a no-lose state of affairs when he fights Kamaru Usman at UFC 251.

Masvidal is getting into this battle on simply six days discover and is a sizeable underdog. Many individuals are selecting towards him and counting him out, but for Cormier, he believes even when “Gamebred” loses, his inventory doesn’t change.

“He’s on a six days discover in a battle the place he’s a 3-to-1 canine. However, even when it wasn’t six days discover, he in all probability would nonetheless be a few 3-to-1 canine,” Daniel Cormier mentioned on DC & Helwani on ESPN. “So, it’s like the whole lot is salvaged. He will get to battle the battle with Usman, if he wins, his legend will go to heights that might by no means have been imagined. However, if he loses, oh effectively he took the battle on six days discover. What’s he speculated to do, Usman has been in camp able to battle. They’ve really created a no-lose state of affairs for Jorge Masvidal. Now, Jorge is the man that stepped up. Jorge stepped up.

“So, now the UFC has obtained some favor with him. Jorge obtained his cash, Jorge obtained his title battle. However, underneath circumstances the place in the event you win, you grow to be a legend. If you happen to lose, you truly lose nothing since you took the battle on brief discover,” Cormier continued. “The truth is when the oddsmakers made the chances, they in all probability would have instilled him a few two-and-a-half to three-to-one underdog, to start with. It’s not like a lot has modified. Their genius, the Kawa household are all geniuses. Malki and Abe Kawa are geniuses, Jorge Masvidal is a genius, they’re all geniuses.”

There isn’t a query Masvidal has gained much more recognition since taking this battle. He was holding out for pay, so it’s doubtless he obtained paid extra as Cormier suggests. However, even when he loses, it doesn’t look like his star energy will fade given he took this battle on brief discover. So, it really does really feel like he’s in a no-lose state of affairs at UFC 251.

Do you agree with Daniel Cormier that Jorge Masvidal is in a no-lose state of affairs at UFC 251?