Jorge Masvidal News

Nov 17, 2017 7:43 am

VIDEO | Mystic Masvidal Warned Colby Covington About Fabricio Werdum Confrontation

Unless you’re living under an MMA rock, you should know by now that Fabricio Werdum hit Colby Covington in the face with a boomerang while in Sydney, Australia promoting the UFC card that goes down this weekend. Covington went on Instagram live right as it ended and went off on the heavyweight fighter for attacking...

Nov 4, 2017 8:05 pm

UFC 217 Results: Stephen Thompson defeats Jorge Masvidal

A key welterweight scrap between Stephen Thompson and Jorge Masvidal took place during tonight’s UFC 217 pay-per-view main card at Madison Square Garden. Round one begins and Jorge throws a front kick that misses. Stephen takes the center of the octagon. He lands a nice outside low kick. Thompson goes high but Jorge blocks it....

Nov 3, 2017 1:46 pm

Jorge Masvidal is Already Planning a ‘Viral’ Post-Fight Victory Speech

Promising not to be the rusty coin sitting in the embarrassment of riches that is UFC 217, a wild scrap between Jorge Masvidal and Stephen Thompson rests just below the three title fights. On any normal fight card, this is a main event. On any other big pay-per-view, it could be a co-main event. Despite...

Nov 3, 2017 11:07 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping and Jorge Masvidal get into it backstage again

If you saw UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and UFC welterweight Jorge Masvidal and their exchanges backstage leading up to UFC 217, you would think that the two were meeting in the Octagon on Saturday night. However, this isn’t the case as Bisping is set to take on former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre in...

Nov 2, 2017 11:51 am

EXCLUSIVE | Jorge Masvidal expects title shot after “devastating” Wonderboy

This weekend, on the main card of the stacked UFC 217, Jorge Masvidal will step into the cage with two-time welterweight title challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. While Wonderboy is an incredibly dangerous opponent, Masvidal plans to devastate him when the cage door closes. “I got respect for his skillset and his heart,” Masvidal said on...

Nov 2, 2017 9:09 am

EXCLUSIVE | Jorge Masvidal on Colby Covington controversy: he did something right

Last weekend, moments after taking out former welterweight title challenger Demian Maia, Colby Covington unleashed a fiery post-fight callout of Tyron Woodley. During this callout of the champ, Covington also referred to Brazil as a “a dump,” and its people as “filthy animals.” These remarks generated a tidal wave of controversy. In the opinion of...

Nov 1, 2017 3:04 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 56 // Colby Covington | Emil Meek | Jorge Masvidal

BJPENN Radio returns tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more great guests! 8:15PM ET– Kicking things off, we are joined by a man stealing all the headlines this week, Colby Covington. Following the biggest win of his career over the weekend against Demian Maia, and the post-fight interview that made “Chaos” the most talked about...

Nov 1, 2017 11:23 am

VIDEO | Jorge Masvidal and Michael Bisping have heated confrontation in NY

For months, UFC welterweight Jorge Masvidal and UFC middleweight champ Michael Bisping have exchanged venomous trash talk in interviews and on social media. Given that they’re both scheduled to fight at UFC 217 in New York City this Saturday, it seemed like a matter of time before they crossed paths in person and all hell...

Oct 31, 2017 4:37 pm

Stephen Thompson ‘Fired Up’ for Something Different Against Jorge Masvidal

UFC 217 is one of those cards where every single fight will be a battle for a spotlight. The second fight on the television prelims features Ovince Saint Preux, if that gives you any indication of the scope we’re talking about. Not to be buried beneath the three title fights on the card, Stephen Thompson...

Oct 30, 2017 12:29 pm

Jorge Masvidal defends Colby Covington after recent backlash

Last weekend, in the co-main event of the UFC’s action-packed return to Sao Paulo, Brazil, surging UFC welterweight Colby Covington picked up the biggest win of his career thus far, defeating Demian Maia with a dominant unanimous decision. As impressive as Covington’s win was, however, it has been somewhat overshadowed by his headline-dominating his post-fight...

Sep 21, 2017 1:41 pm

Jorge Masvidal Would ‘Slap Up’ Michael Bisping for a McDonald’s Meal

Slated to fight welterweight contender Stephen Thompson at UFC 217, it’s a middleweight that Jorge Masvidal has on his mind. Not just any middleweight, but one he will share that November card with. Michael Bisping ripped up a Cuban flag while watching Yoel Romero’s fight with Robert Whittaker at UFC 213, something Masvidal vented to...

Sep 21, 2017 11:53 am

Jorge Masvidal is prepared to die inside Madison Square Garden

UFC 217, which goes down on November 4 inside Madison Square Garden in New York City, is one hell of a fight card. Topped by a trio of title fights, it could even be the biggest fight card of the year outright.  Given the scale of the card, it should come as no surprise that...

Sep 21, 2017 9:03 am

Jorge Masvidal explains how he’ll avoid a defensive stalemate with ‘Wonderboy’ at UFC 217

On November 4, on the main card of the stacked UFC 217, fourth-ranked welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal will take on the division’s number-two fighter, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. This bout will serve as Thompson’s opportunity to rebound from back-to-back failed title bids opposite reigning champion Tyron Woodley – the first being a majority draw, the second...

Sep 20, 2017 2:43 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO Ep. 50 // Mike Perry | Alan Jouban | Jorge Masvidal

BJPENN Radio is back tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with another awesome guest list for your MMA fix! 8:15PM ET- “Platinum” Mike Perry will be joining us to kick off the show and recap his sensational KO victory over the weekend against Alex Reyes at UFC FN 116. We’ll hear the timeline for Thaigo Alves...

Aug 17, 2017 4:12 pm

BREAKING | Jorge Masvidal vs. Stephen Thompson Set for UFC 217

  It may not compare to last year’s UFC debut at Madison Square Garden, but UFC 217 is definitely stacked. According to Jorge Masvidal, after a little bit of social media trash talk, the huge event just got more violent. On his Twitter, Gamebred announced that he and “Wonderbread” Stephen Thompson will fight each other...

Aug 10, 2017 1:55 pm

Stephen Thompson Tells Jorge Masvidal to Get Ready to Fight at UFC 217

If UFC 217 wasn’t already stacked enough, it looks like another high profile fight is in the works. Jorge Masivdal has tried to fight everyone from Tyron Woodley to Ben Askren after losing to Demian Maia. One of those guys has been Stephen Thompson. Gamebred has been tweeting Wonderboy since June to goad him into...

Jul 23, 2017 4:58 pm

Jorge Masvidal explains why McGregor has “barely any chance” against Mayweather

On August 26, UFC lightweight Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring with undefeated great Floyd Mayweather Jr. While McGregor is tremendously talented as a mixed martial artist, he’s being given little chance against Mayweather in the boxing ring. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, top UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal weighed...

Jul 23, 2017 12:44 pm

Jorge Masvidal blasts Michael Bisping for Cuban flag-ripping incident: he’s a coward

Jorge Masvidal doesn’t like UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. When Bisping ripped up a Cuban flag during Yoel Romero’s UFC 213 fight with Robert Whittaker – a flag Masvidal also calls his own – Masvidal’s dislike for the middleweight king ballooned even bigger. Apparently, however, his distaste for the champ is older than most fans...

Jul 20, 2017 10:41 am

After Nelson-Ponzinibbio controversy, Jorge Masvidal calls for changes to eye-poke rules

Last weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Glasgow, Scotland, Argentina’s Santiago Ponzinibbio authored an epic, first-round knockout of longtime Icelandic contender Gunnar Nelson. Unfortunately, many fans – and Nelson – felt that Ponzinibbio’s win was spurred on by multiple, inadvertent eye-pokes. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, top...

Jul 20, 2017 9:41 am

Jorge Masvidal details heated run-in with “drunk out of his mind” Michael Bisping

UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal does not like UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. He has made no secret of this fact over the last few months, as he has happily bashed the Brit whenever the opportunity has presented itself. Interestingly enough, however, the two rivals had never met face-to-face until recently. When they did finally...

Jul 20, 2017 8:41 am

Jorge Masvidal updates on long-discussed fight with Stephen Thompson

Several weeks ago, top UFC welterweights Jorge Masvidal and Stephen Thompson agreed to fight – once Thompson was all healed up from his recent surgery. On the latest edition of BJ Penn Radio, Jorge Masvidal updated on the status of this exciting scrap. “No updates on that fight yet, that I know of,” he said....

Jul 19, 2017 1:31 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 42 // Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with Jorge Masvidal! 8:15PM ET- Our guest tonight is one of MMA’s favorite personalities; Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal. Arguably the realest guy in the UFC today and always entertaining inside and outside the cage, Jorge joins us to discuss who’s next on the ‘Easy Money Tour.’ With a...

Jul 9, 2017 3:59 pm

Jorge Masvidal blasts UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping

Jorge Masvidal blasts UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping Following his victory over Marc Diakiese at Friday’s TUF 25 Finale event in Las Vegas, undefeated lightweight Drakkar Klose took to the microphone where he stated the following: “No disrespect to Michael Bisping, but all English guys are bums!” Klose would later apologize for the remark at...

Jun 17, 2017 2:07 pm

Jorge Masvidal fires shots at Khabib Nurmagomedov

Saturday morning, American fight fans tuned into UFC Fight Pass for a highly anticipated morning of fights in Singapore, headlined by a women’s bantamweight showdown between Holly Holm and Bethe Correia. On the main card however, former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos picked up a unanimous decision win over Tarec Saffiedine in his UFC...

May 24, 2017 10:46 am

Jorge Masvidal blasts “Bitchbing” for picking and choosing his fights

Jorge Masvidal has been around for awhile. His first MMA bout occurred all the way back in 2003. And then there was the time he spent as a street fighter in the early years of his career. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, Masvidal looked back to the halcyon days of his career, when...

May 23, 2017 9:49 am

Jorge Masvidal explains what surprised him most in Demian Maia fight

Earlier this month, on the main card of UFC 211, Jorge Masvidal took on Demian Maia in a contest that was widely perceived as a welterweight number one contender fight. Despite some big moments on the feet, Masvidal became the latest casualty of Maia’s incredible grappling skill, surrendering four takedowns and giving up almost eight...