Don’t forget Maia Conquer Jorge Masvidal back again in May possibly 2017 — in a 3 spherical split final decision.
But, he took an “L” to Usman when they clashed a calendar year later in 2018 in a 5 round unanimous selection.
So, with both of those of Demian’s former opponents established to do battle tonight on Fight Island, we had to talk to … WHO YA Received?!
Small answer … Kamaru Usman — and here’s why.
“Fights is all about types and matchups. It doesn’t imply that if I experienced a tough time with Kamaru and I received in opposition to Jorge, won’t necessarily mean that the same will mirror on the battle,” Maia claims.
“I assume there is some things that tends to make this struggle a lot more Kamaru most loved for this combat. I assume he is much more nicely-rounded, he’s a really fantastic wrestler and he’s also you know he experienced that complete camp.”
“Masvidal, ya know, he didn’t have this camp, he just got this struggle so which is why I feel Kamaru is the favorite, but MMA is a mad activity.”
There is extra … Maia also told us how Jorge can upset the reigning welterweight champ in the UFC 251 major function.