Jorge Masvidal set the MMA world on fire twice last night.
Masvidal left an ESPN interview to sock a trash-talking Leon Edwards last night, inciting a wildfire. Dana White was none too happy that the UFC allowed it to happen, but Masvidal soon explained his side of the story.
Apparently, Edwards had been talking trash all throughout the lead-up to UFC London and Masvidal had enough. He threw and landed his now-infamous “
But they won’t come without a price according to the surging Brit:
“Jorge, fair play sneaking your shots in when you could, but now you’re f-
Edwards toppled Gunnar Nelson in the UFC London co-main event to pick up a seventh win in a row. But instead of talking smack in that regard, he changed his tune by paying respect to Nelson. Edwards also thanked his fans and his team. He then closed by claiming he would end the year as the UFC welterweight champion:
“Very happy with my performance last night against a very high caliber opponent in Gunnar Nelson.
“As I said — that’s seven in a row in the hardest division in the sport and I’m coming for everyone. World champ 2019 mark my words. If you’re not with me now, you will be.”