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Rankings Focus: Why isn't Jorge Masvidal getting ranked opponents?

Jorge Masvidal is not a gatekeeper. He's a legitimate lightweight title contender. So why does the UFC keep giving him un-ranked opponents? Masvidal has been in the 155-pound top 15 since beating Pat Healy in April. Since then, he has fought twice and has another bout scheduled. None of those foes are ranked. Meanwhile, Masvidal moved up two spots to No. 11 on the UFC's official...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Green, Jorge Masvidal Set For UFC 178

After both Bobby Green (23-5) and Jorge Masvidal (27-8) both picked up big wins in the octagon last Saturday in San Jose, the two are now scheduled for a head-to-head collision just two months later. The UFC announced Tuesday that Green and Masvidal are scheduled to fight at UFC 178 September 27 at the MGM […]
Via Full Scale Sports
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Added Pressure Not An Issue For UFC Lightweight, Northwest Fighter Michael Chiesa

Following a dramatic loss to Jorge Masvidal at UFC on Fox 8 last July, Michael Chiesa wasted no time in showing that he could rebound from a tough loss when he submitted fellow Ultimate Fighter winner, Colton Smith, just four months later. After that quick rebound victory, Chiesa is back on top of his game and is ready for a challenge. On May 24th, at UFC 173, Chiesa will get just...
Via Oregon Sports News
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jorge Masvidal gets decision victory over Pat Healy

Jorge Masvidal earned an impressive decision victory over Pat Healy at UFC on Fox 11. Mandatory Credit: fansided.com Jorge Masvidal earned a unanimous decision victory against Pat “Bam Bam” Healy at UFC on Fox 11 in his home state of Florida. Masvidal comprehensively out-struck his opponent for three rounds and the judges rewarded him by scoring the fight 30-27, 30-27, 29-28...
Via The Sports Journal
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Tavares vs. Yoel Romero, Pat Healy vs. Jorge Masvidal Added to UFC on FOX 11

A pair of pivotal scraps have been added to the UFC on FOX 11 lineup. Middleweights Brad Tavares (pictured) and Yoel Romero, as well as lightweights Pat Healy and Jorge Masvidal will collide in the April 19 event. The UFC announced the bouts late Tuesday night via Twitter. Tavares will be riding a five-fight winning streak into the fight. He’s fresh off January’s unanimous decision...
Via 5thRound.com
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 31 Video Highlights

UFC Fight Night 31 took place last night at the base in Fort Campbell, Kentucky. The main event featured Tim Kennedy defeating Rafael Natal in the co-main event and in the co-feature, Alexis Davis defeated Liz Carmouche. In the videos above are highlights of Kennedy and Natal, Davis and Carmouche, Rustam Khabilov and Jorge Masvidal and Yoel Romero and Ronny Markes. Follow Between...
Via Between The Ropes
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Khabilov hype continues to grow

There was a mountain of hype surrounding Russian import Rustam Khabilov heading into only his third fight in the UFC against veteran lightweight contender Jorge Masvidal, but he did his best to justify the excitement at least for one shining moment turning the mundane into the spectacular. The first two rounds between Khabilov and Masvidal ended up as a battle of position with both...
Via Fox Sports
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Jorge Masvidal taps Michael Chiesa with a single second left in the 2nd round (.gif)

Michael Chiesa looked like a monster at first, born somewhere in the woods of Washington state. He was throwing on submissions, and tagging up Jorge Masvidal throughout the first round. As his corner said: “You’re beating him everywhere” and he was, but damn if Masvidal didn’t devastate the TUF winner with a few nasty body shots which slowed him down to a crawl. Then with...
Via Fight Hub TV
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Masvidal's rough road to the UFC

There is no one path that leads a man or woman to the Octagon. Over the years, innumerable avenues and backgrounds and experiences have intersected and filtered those that write the words "professional fighter" in the box label "Occupation" on their tax returns, census forms, and doctors office questionnaires. We've seen plenty of former college wrestlers...
Via Fox Sports
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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