Reigning “BMF” , Jorge Masvidal never hid his intention to face Conor McGregor . At the moment, it is not clear who will be the next rival of the former champion, after facing Donald Cerrone, at UFC 246.
Masvidal , was impatient with McGregor and demanded that the Irish decide. The statements were made in an interview with Ariel Helwani.
“I would like to make that fight because it’s a big money fight . He was twice UFC champion, he has some impressives records. So, in that aspect, it would be a good fight. We’re gonna both sell out wherever, anywhere, and there’s gonna be violence , ” said Jorge.
The Cuban, for the moment, wants to face the Irishman to prove himself, but indicated that he did not enter McGregor’s game . Conor had already declared that he is in no hurry to make a new fight to win money.
“If he doesn’t want to fight, I’m not a bully. What will you do to your business. If he doesn’t want to fight, I don’t pay attention. but don’t flirt with me. You either want it, or you don’t. Leave me alone if you don’t. ” Masvidal said.
While Masvidal lives a great phase of his career, after a brilliant 2019 , McGregor will try to regain his prestige in the sport that made him the great star of the MMA . Without fighting from UFC 229 , “The Notorious,” the first event of the year will be measured with Donald Cerrone.
The news about the possibility of facing Conor cannot be encouraging for Masvidal. In case he beat Cerrone, Dana White , already indicated that the Irish could have his revenge with Khabib Nurmagomedov. McGregor , for his part, said he would like to face Justin Gaethje after the fight at UFC 246.