Kamaru Usman is getting ready for his rematch with Jorge Masvidal and is able to go the total distance if want be.
There’s a welterweight title showdown quick approaching as champion Kamaru Usman will get prepared for a rematch with Jorge Masvidal. These two have been matched up as soon as earlier than, again in February Masvidal stepped up on only one week’s discover to tackle Usman at UFC 251. That combat went 5 rounds and Usman walked out with the belt nonetheless intact round his waist. Within the rematch, Usman is prepared for an additional five-round battle with Masvidal, though he lately promised to end Masvidal this time round.
“I at all times need to make a press release,” Usman stated. “Going 25 (minutes), that’s as much as him. That’s if he did his homework correctly and he got here as ready as he presumably may, then he would possibly be capable to drag this factor on for 25. However I’m on the level the place I’m having enjoyable and are available April 24, I’m trying to have enjoyable once more as I did Feb. 13.”
There isn’t a love misplaced between these two within the time between the final combat and now. Masvidal and Usman have been greater than wanting to step again within the cage collectively and settle the rating lastly with full, wholesome camps for each.
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It is a crucial combat for Usman who has not misplaced in eight years. He believes he may combat just a few extra occasions this 12 months however provided that his physique holds up.
“At this fee, God keen, and if I’m blessed with the power,” Usman stated. “I may get two extra in, and proper now that’s three in 9 months. I may presumably get two extra in, however we’ll see how the physique holds up. I’ve put a whole lot of put on and tear on my physique, particularly the best way that I put together for these fights, as a result of it doesn’t matter if I’m preventing only a striker, I’m nonetheless going to wrestle.”
Do you assume the combat between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal goes the total distance on Saturday evening?