Jorge Masvidal Taunts Canelo Alvarez For Denying a Match-Up With Him

Published 11/11/2020, 3:08 PM EST
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 02: Jorge Masvidal of the United States is awarded the belt by Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson after his victory by TKO on a medical stoppage against Nate Diaz of the United States in the Welterweight “BMF” championship bout during UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden on November 02, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images)


Jorge Masvidal has claimed that Canelo Alvarez doesn’t want to fight him. Responding to a fan’s question in response to Masvidal’s recent tweet, Gamebred stated, “He don’t want it” referring to a potential fight against Canelo Alvarez.

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Jorge Masvidal has called out the 4-division champion in the past. Earlier, Canelo and Masvidal fought on the same night when Gamebred took on Nate Diaz for the symbolic ‘BMF’ belt.

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On the same night, Alvarez took on Sergey Kovalev for the light-heavyweight title. While Masvidal emerged victorious in an emphatic fashion with a TKO win over Diaz, Alvarez triumphed over Kovalev with a scintillating TKO win to become a 4-division champion.

Alvarez is expected to return on December 19th against IBF super-featherweight champion Kaleb Pant. Meanwhile, Jorge Masvidal is looking at a potential grudge match against Colby Covington to determine the next welterweight title challenger.

Jorge Masvidal vs Canelo Alvarez on the cards?

Both Jorge Masvidal and Canelo Alvarez are capable of pulling in huge numbers. Masvidal recorded the highest PPV number for a UFC event in 2020 when he took on Kamaru Usman in a short-notice fight for the UFC welterweight championship.

Earlier, soon after his emphatic win over Diaz, Gamebred had called out Alvarez for a potential super-fight. “I’m dead serious about trying to fight Canelo Alvarez,

It’d give me a nice little change. I’ll take my talents over there. I feel like I could shock the world.” 

Canelo Alvarez is at the epitome of boxing and remains undefeated inside the ring after losing to Floyd Mayweather back in September 2013.

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 02: Nate Diaz of the United States (R) fights against Jorge Masvidal of the United States in the Welterweight “BMF” championship bout during UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden on November 02, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images)

Jorge Masvidal is often considered the purest boxer in mixed martial arts. Masvidal is quick and packs a real punch. While Alvarez could prove to be too much for Masvidal, none can deny the uncertainty of the sport.

Needless to say, Canelo Alvarez vs Jorge Masvidal is an exciting match-up and one that is bound to grab the attention of boxing and mixed martial art fans around the world.

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Additionally, it would be the second time that marquee players from two sports will meet each other inside the ring after Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor.

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Nikhil Chauhan

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I low-key like Dana White and his decisions, but that doesn't mean I am not a fan of super fights. Always up for a chat related to UFC, I am a passionate filmmaker.

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