Jorge Masvidal responds to callouts from Ben Askren and Leon Edwards

By Cole Shelton - March 28, 2019

UFC welterweight standout Jorge Masvidal has some options for his next fight.

Jorge Masvidal

After knocking out Darren Till two weekends ago, both Ben Askren and Leon Edwards have been calling for a fight with “Gamebred”.

Masvidal answered the callouts in a video posted to Instagram on Thursday.

“Hello everybody, I’m back stateside, enjoying my little vacation. And I’m coming back and man, I’ve got so much groupie love. I can’t believe it,” Masvidal said (transcript via MMAFighting). “I got these two little s***s, you might know ‘em or you might not. One’s from England, one’s from some suburb where it’s — I don’t know, I don’t give a f*ck — calling me out. One’s not in the top-10 and the other that is hasn’t got a victory in the UFC. Didn’t make the dude tap — Robbie Lawler — and didn’t put him to sleep, but you think you have a win in the UFC. Who are you fooling?

“You can fool the crowd, but you can’t fool me, playboy. Because when I seen you in the hotel, what did you do? You ran away like a little bitch when I tried to talk to you. And you were, ‘Aw, I wish you good luck, and we’ll talk after your fight,’ and I was pretty ready to slap you up if you said anything disrespectful. Thank goodness you didn’t. And you walked away. So what do I care to fight you or the other guy? I’ll let my management decide. You keep hitting me up all you want though, your little sluts, you know? (blows kiss). If I see you in the street and you talking though… (laughs)”

Of course, Askren was quick to respond and deny any claims of a hotel altercation with Masvidal.

“Boldfaced lie about hotel interaction, many witnesses to confirm,” Askren wrote. “If you need to lie to make yourself feel good then that’s fine just don’t be scared to sign the contract!”

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This article first appeared on on 3/28/2019