Saturday, November 26, 2022

Kamaru Usman Says He Breaks Faces At Welterweight, Not Jorge Masvidal

Kamaru Usman has fired back at Jorge Masvidal.

Usman is the reigning UFC welterweight champion. He’s coming off a fifth-round TKO victory over Colby Covington, which was “The Nigerian Nightmare’s” first title defense. In terms of his next potential challenger, there’s certainly a case for Masvidal.

Kamaru Usman Fires Back At Jorge Masvidal

Masvidal spoke to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani and he made it clear that he dislikes Usman (h/t MMAMania).

“I’ll make a considerably larger paycheck with Conor [McGregor], but if it’s on the personal side, I would take a lot more pleasure in dismantling Usman’s face than I would Conor’s,” he added.

“I would have sincere joy inside of me like a kid on Christmas opening numerous gifts if Usman was the dude that I got to baptize.”

Usman caught wind of those comments and took to his Twitter account to respond.

“The face I make when I hear them say their [sic] gonna break someone’s face. We all know who breaks faces in this division. And That’s ‘ON GOD’ #AfricanPower.”

Quite literally, Usman has a point. He fractured Covington’s jaw during their UFC 245 battle last month. It’s unknown when the UFC welterweight champion will be back in action but it’s safe to say that there’s a demand for a clash with Masvidal.