Jorge Masvidal, Donald Cerrone Meet Backstage After UFC 246

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Jorge Masvidal met a familiar foe in Donald Cerrone following the aftermath of UFC 246 on Saturday night.

Masvidal was in attendance to watch Conor McGregor enjoy a successful return to the Octagon when he blitzed Cerrone in just 40 seconds. “Gamebred” was a keen observer, especially as he could be a potential next opponent for McGregor.

While McGregor didn’t specifically call him out afterwards, he remained open to a bout with Masvidal. Instead, the latter would go face-to-face with McGregor’s downed opponent in Cerrone as they embraced each other backstage.

Of course, the duo faced each other back in January 2017 when Masvidal defeated Cerrone via second-round TKO at UFC Denver. But despite that result, it was all smiles when the pair met each other.

You can watch the interaction below courtesy of Masvidal’s YouTube channel:

As for what’s next for McGregor, UFC president Dana White seems to believe a rematch with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov makes the most sense.

However, most would agree that a McGregor vs. Masvidal showdown would be the best idea in the meantime. Perhaps it could still happen, especially if the Irishman calls for it.

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