VIDEO: Jorge Masvidal Almost Punches a 17-Year-Old at Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley Fight

Published 12/20/2021, 8:10 AM EST


Jorge Masvidal, the UFC welterweight fighter, recently got into a scuffle during the Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley rematch.

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‘Gamebred’ is a former training partner of ‘The Chosen One’ and he was present at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida, for Woodley’s rematch. However, things got ugly in the stands when a fan pushed Masvidal during the event.

In the video, a young boy in a white T-shirt can be seen shouting as ‘Gamebred’ turned towards him. However, he was stopped by the surrounding people.

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The video of the scuffle went viral on the internet. However, the exact reason for the scuffle was unknown. Later, Jorge Masvidal’s manager Ibrahim Kawa explained the whole scenario on his official Twitter account.

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He wrote, “Kid decides to push Masvidal while Jorge was facing the ring. Quickly realizes that’s a big no-no when Masvidal turns around and starts screaming “I’m 17, please I’m 17” with his hands up. Kids, I tell you smh.”

‘Gamebred’ was present to support his former partner. However, ‘The Problem Child’ knocked out the former UFC welterweight champion in the sixth round.

Following his win in the much-anticipated boxing rematch, the Ohio native called out some of the elite UFC fighters, including Masvidal, for a boxing match in his post-fight interview. However, the former welterweight title challenger blasted off the YouTube star.

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Jake Paul is undefeated in his boxing career. He recently shocked the combat sports universe as he defeated Woodley for the second time. Many celebrities, including UFC stars like Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal, were present at the event.

However, Diaz and Masvidal left the arena after Paul dropped Woodley in the sixth round. Later, ‘The Problem Child’ in his post-fight interview called out both fighters. He said, “I just knocked out the five-time UFC champion and embarrassed your whole company.”

“And please let me get Kamaru Usman. Please let me get Diaz. Please let me get Masvidal, please let me get McGregor. Because I’m gonna embarrass them too. I promise you that Dana.”

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However, these words didn’t settle well with the former UFC welterweight title challenger. He quickly responded to Paul’s call out by posting a video on his official Twitter account.

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He said, “Listen, man, you can’t f**king afford me. You understand? Me and those other names you mentioned, you can’t f**king afford. I know what you pay. You talk of big game. You say $50 million here, $100 million there. Bulls**t.”

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Furthermore, ‘Gamebred’ also challenged him to sign a one-fight deal with the UFC and fight him inside the octagon. Currently, Masvidal is signed with the UFC and he is eyeing the welterweight title. Hence, there’s little possibility of their fight coming to fruition.

What are your thoughts on Masvidal’s scuffle? Do you think Masvidal vs Paul will happen? Let us know in the comments.

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Afnan Chougle

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Afnan Chougle is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. Besides writing, this Media graduate is an integral part of the digital web stories team for combat sports. Before joining EssentiallySports, Afnan gained valuable experience as an intern at Jiostudios Production House.

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