Jorge Masvidal Shares True Intentions Behind His AEW Appearances

Published 10/19/2021, 9:16 AM EDT


Former UFC welterweight title challenger, Jorge Masvidal, has been on the top of the wrestling world. The superstar MMA fighter is currently gearing up for a highly anticipated match against top-ranked contender Leon Edwards. The fight is going to take place this fall, but before it can go down, Jorge has sparked a new rivalry with The Inner Circle in AEW.

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American Top Team’s founder, Dan Lambert, is a massive professional wrestling fan. He has been making regular appearances on the weekly TV, AEW Dynamite with Men of the Year. Now, somehow ATT has found themselves locking horns with Chris Jericho and his team.

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Jorge Masvidal wants to tame all the savages of AEW

Speaking with the host of MMA Hour, Ariel Helwani, Jorge shed light on what it is like being in the professional wrestling circuit. MMA fans and fighters have been critical of the art form, as it does not represent the true essence of fighting.

However, some MMA fighters like Jorge Masvidal, Jake Hager, Brock Lesnar, Frank Shamrock do understand the entertainment value behind it. Ariel quizzed the Miami-based fighter about his future plans with the roster and what he intends to do in AEW.

“There’s a lot of savages over there on that side, on that AEW side, lots of savages right, we can agree, I am sure you have seen them. Savages, yeah right, I am here to domesticate them.”

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A Clash with Chris Jericho is inevitable

The MMA fighter has cleared his stance about taking on anyone and everyone in AEW. This comes off as a great piece of news for both wrestling fans and Jorge’s supporters. Not only will Jorge get a chance to have an extended career beyond the octagon, but they will get to see him on a routine basis in AEW.

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Currently, the superstar is engaged in a heated feud with The Inner Circle’s leader and veteran professional wrestler Chris Jericho. Thus far, he has delivered two devastating flying knees, and each one has knocked Jericho out clean. This has already laid down the foundation of Jorge’s debut in professional wrestling and it could be against a veteran like Chris Jericho.

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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. He has been writing since 2016 across various fields, having done his BBA from T.I.

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