Jorge Masvidal has shared his ideas on the UFC 251 co-main occasion, a featherweight title rematch between Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway.
Holloway and Volkanovski first fought in December of 2019. On that night time, Volkanovski swiped the title from Holloway with a unanimous resolution win. Within the co-main occasion of final Saturday’s UFC 251 card, the pair ran it again. Volkanovski ended up profitable by resolution once more, however this time round, the outcome generated widespread controversy, as many viewers felt Holloway did sufficient to win.
Masvidal, who got here up quick in opposition to UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman within the UFC 251 principal occasion, is amongst those that scored the combat for Holloway.
Little question about it @BlessedMMA gained his combat
— Jorge Masvidal UFC (@GamebredFighter) July 13, 2020
“Little question about it @BlessedMMA gained his combat,” Masvidal wrote on Twitter on Monday.
Masvidal is actually not within the minority right here. Many different notable members of the MMA neighborhood scored the combat for Holloway, together with UFC President Dana White.
“You’ll be able to’t depart it to those guys. We’ve acquired some dangerous judging. I’m positive (Holloway) is devastated. Did anyone right here rating it for Volkanovski? Anyone? No person within the media? I don’t know. We’ll should determine it out,” White stated after UFC 251.
“Appears to be like like we’ve acquired to tighten up our refs and judges right here on Struggle Island,” White added.
From right here, it’s not clear who Jorge Masvidal will combat subsequent. On the UFC 251 post-fight press convention, he defined that his precedence is the matchups that may propel him again towards a title shot.
“Undoubtedly whoever it takes however we’ll decide the precise opponents,” Masvidal stated post-fight. “I gained’t combat a Joe Blow or an up and comer. We’ll ensure that it’s the precise combat to get me to the title or no matter it’s that I’ve acquired to do to get to the title.”
Do you agree with Jorge Masvidal on this one? Did Max Holloway deserve the W at UFC 251?