Dana White is aware of a possible Conor McGregor vs. Jorge Masvidal struggle could be huge for the promotion.
In the principle occasion of UFC 251, Jorge Masvidal is stepping in on six days’ discover to battle Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title. Many consider if “Gamebred” wins, he would turn out to be the second-biggest star in MMA behind McGregor.
So, many thought a Masvidal-McGregor matchup is sensible after UFC 251. It will give the Irishman a shot to turn out to be a three-weight world champion. For Masvidal, he would get a shot to defend his belt towards the most important star within the sport and solely add to his superstardom.
In response to White, he believes if the 2 struggle, it might be the most important struggle in promotional historical past.
“Yeah, it might be,” White stated on the UFC 251 pre-fight media scrum.
Though White says it might be the most important struggle ever, he says he isn’t enthusiastic about that struggle till UFC 251 performs out. Even then, he doesn’t know if a scrap between Masvidal and McGregor will happen.
“I don’t know [if I will make that fight], I wish to get via tomorrow. I can’t anticipate tomorrow to be over,” he stated. “For these of you who’ve been protecting this sport for a very long time, you know the way troublesome this sport is to run and handle.”
Conor McGregor is at the moment retired, however many don’t consider that. The Irishman returned to the Octagon in January. There, he scored a 40-second TKO win over Donald Cerrone to return to the win column. Earlier than the win over “Cowboy,” McGregor misplaced by submission to Khabib Nurmagomedov for the light-weight title in his return to MMA after boxing Floyd Mayweather.
Jorge Masvidal, in the meantime, is about to struggle on Saturday at UFC 251 towards Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title. Gamebred is driving a three-fight profitable streak the place final trip he scored a health care provider stoppage win over Nate Diaz to win the BMF title. Earlier than that, he scored knockout wins over Ben Askren and Darren Until.
Whether or not or not Conor McGregor and Jorge Masvidal will ever struggle is to be seen. However, there isn’t a query in the event that they do, it will be an enormous occasion.
Would you be considering seeing Conor McGregor vs. Jorge Masvidal?