Clearly the opinion of the manager of the World Welterweight Champion could not be missing UFC, Ali Abdelaziz, about the possible fight between Jorge Masvidal and Kamaru Usman, after he saw his opponent modified at UFC 251. Among the many reactions that are being put on the table, it was he who gave his opinion on the matter. It is known that it has not been confirmed yet, but if the coronavirus test that has been carried out on both of them is negative, it is almost a fact that it will be given.
And the truth is that it does not refer to the challenger to the title but to his client, as well as Gilbert Burns, who had to leave the PPV and miss the best opportunity of his career in the octagon. Although it would not be surprising that UFC Reserve the opportunity for when the Brazilian is discharged. Or they could put together a showdown with another major division name like Leon Edwards, who also wants a starting opportunity.
“I’m happy because Kamaru Usman have a new opponent and my heart breaks for Gilbert Burns too. He’s still the number one contender, ”was what Abdelaziz said, understanding that the winner of the championship fight will face Burns, but this is something he cannot confirm. We will have to wait to see what happens in the coming months, starting with the July 11 combat on the Private Island of Abu Dhabi that has UFC.
Another fighter who volunteered was Colby Covington, who is coming off losing to himself. Usman, so it would be a kind of revenge. It should be noted that Dana White will make the decision whether to find another rival for the Nigerian in such a short time or simply give the new fight between Max Holloway and Alexander Volkanovski, featherweight champion, going up to the stellar fight. Knowing the president of the UFC, you will probably see the fastest knockout author of all time in the cage.
If the contest between Usman and Masvidal It ends up happening, and that is something we will know in the coming days, bookmakers already give the Nigerian roots as a wide favorite. The site where many win or lose money, Best Fight Odds, gives the champion as a favorite with a -320. That is, those who bet in your favor to win $ 100 will have to put $ 320 on the line first. Notably Kamaru he is undefeated on the octagon with an 11-0.