Jorge Masvidal has taunted Kamaru Usman ahead of their UFC welterweight showdown by claiming that he has been ‘super-forced’ into fighting him.
UFC president Dana White hinted that the fight will take place during the annual International Fight Week in early July but negotiations are yet to be finalised.
The American, who enjoyed an impressive 2019, claiming notable wins over Darren Till, Ben Askren and Nate Diaz, claimed that Usman was not keen on the facing him but had no other option.
“He’s super-forced into this fight,” Masvidal told Submission Radio.
“Dana said it, and what is he going to do now? So, I don’t think too much of him. So, I don’t want to talk about the guy too much.”
After stopping Convington in the last round of their thrilling clash at UFC 245, ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ named Leon Edwards, who he defeated in 2015, as a possible next opponent, claiming that he was more of a worthy challenger to his title than Masvidal.”