Demian Maia is the ONLY Gentleman who’s fought both Kamaru Usman AND Jorge Masvidal … and he is obtained a gut feeling about who’s gonna acquire at UFC 251.
Don’t forget Maia Beat Jorge Masvidal back in Could 2017 — in a 3 round break up selection.
But, he took an “L” to Usman when they clashed a yr later in 2018 in a 5 round unanimous conclusion.
So, with equally of Demian’s previous opponents set to do battle tonight on Combat Island, we had to check with … WHO YA Acquired?!
Small response … Kamaru Usman — and this is why.
“Fights is all about styles and matchups. It won’t imply that if I experienced a tough time with Kamaru and I won from Jorge, would not mean that the exact same will reflect on the combat,” Maia states.
“I think there’s some items that can make this combat a lot more Kamaru beloved for this struggle. I feel he’s additional nicely-rounded, he is a very very good wrestler and he is also you know he had that whole camp.”
“Masvidal, ya know, he failed to have this camp, he just got this fight so which is why I feel Kamaru is the favourite, but MMA is a nuts activity.”
You can find extra … Maia also advised us how Jorge can upset the reigning welterweight champ in the UFC 251 primary celebration.