“Real Recognize Real” – Fan Thanks a Generous Jorge Masvidal

Published 12/27/2021, 1:15 PM EST
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 02: Jorge Masvidal of the United States fights against Nate Diaz (not pictured) 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 one of the biggest names in MMA right now and looks like despite being a huge name, he keeps close to the ground. Masvidal is an MMA veteran. He started his professional MMA career back in 2003 and signed with the UFC in 2013.

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‘Gamebred’ has always been one of the toughest fighters in the world, but his popularity skyrocketed in 2019. Masvidal took on Ben Askren in a grudge match at UFC 239 and got the win in spectacular fashion. He landed a flying knee which knocked out Askren in just 5 seconds, which is the fastest knockout in UFC history.

However, it seems like despite being a huge star, he still is very generous. A fan recently thanked Masvidal for his generosity by directly messaging him.

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He said, “Yo Jorge, it’s me Angel, your server from Bachour today. Hey man, I saw the tip u left me and I gotta say, thanks for the love and generosity, my friend. There’s a old saying, and that’s “Real Recognize Real.” Every time you step up for combat, u represent us, and u represent us very well. My brother, feel free to ask for me anytime u come thru ask for Angel dale bro.”

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After reading this, it seems that Masvidal is someone who likes to help people and just give back.

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Gamebred‘ recently got off the injury list. Jorge Masvidal was booked to take on Leon Edwards UFC 269 but pulled out of the fight, citing an injury. However, in a recent video posted on his YouTube channel, Masvidal said that he’s off the injury list but nobody wants to sign a contract.

He name-dropped a lot of fighters, but some of them were quick to respond. His once-to-be opponent clapped back and said, “This mo***rfucker is deluded.”

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The newest entrant in the top 5 of the welterweight division, Belal Muhammad, also didn’t stay back and said, “Send location.”

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What do you think of Masvidal’s gesture? Who in your opinion should he fight next? Let us know in the comments!

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Arunaditya Aima

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Arunaditya is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Multimedia Journalism from IIJNM, Arunaditya aspires to be an important voice in the world of MMA and interview the likes of Jon Jones, Conor McGregor, Amanda Nunes, and other such superstars of the sport. He has followed the sport for over a decade and is an ardent fan of Georges St-Pierre, who he believes is the greatest of all time.

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