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UFC is scheduled to host the match “BMF” Jorge Masvidal vs Nate Diaz 2

The announcement of the rematch between the two boxers who won the “Baddest Motherf ** ker” title was revealed by President Dana White.

Since mid-2019, the return of Nate Diaz – a famous puncher with a “Gypsy” style has led UFC to the idea of ​​an iconic belt, “Baddest Motherfucker” with rising star Jorge Masvidal.

Not long after that, at UFC 244, the match between Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz became one of the most notable events of the tournament in 2019. Besides, the appearance of superstar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as a belt giver made the UFC 244 more interesting.

Showing overwhelming from the first half, Jorge Masvidal quickly won against Nate Diaz when causing a serious tear on the opponent’s face. Although the match was stopped halfway, the fans regretted it, but Masvidal’s BMF belt was still considered a successful event.

Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz for the BMF belt at UFC 244 is a successful move for the UFC. Recently, the UFC confirmed that it is planning to hold a rematch match between Masvidal and Nate Diaz.

After the success at UFC 244, Jorge Masvidal failed in the title match against Kamaru Usman at UFC 251. The defeat did not affect too much on the name of “War Dog” but in return, made him not have the opportunity to immediately compete for the title.

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many sports around the world including UFC boxing. In addition, the difficulty of finding a match with Nate Diaz is also a headache for UFC right now. From these problems, a rematch for Nate to reclaim the debt at UFC 244 with Masvidal, with the reward of the BMF belt is considered the most reasonable.

Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal are very close to a rematch

According to president Dana White, the rematch will take place in January next year. Expected, two boxers will still compete for the BMF belt at the UFC 256 event – the first major event of the tournament in 2021.

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Conor McGregor will be away from UFC until next year

After a series of questions about Conor McGregor’s future with UFC, President Dana White finalized the Irish star’s plan in 2020.

Has Conor McGregor really retired? This question is probably only the Irish star can decide for himself. As for UFC, President Dana White confirmed this information is true in 2020. Appearing on the My Mom’s Basement podcast, White said he didn’t have any plans with Conor until the end of this year. This is true of previous UFC executive statements.

Conor’s appearance on the stage required the approval of Dana White

Despite owning a media company – managing his own boxers, Conor McGregor has not ended his contract with UFC. Therefore, the fighting activities of the Irish puncher still need to be approved by UFC.

It can be said that with this information from Dana White, it will be difficult for the audience to see Conor appear on the octagon cage again in 2020. This may also be a consequence of the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic. UFC’s activities, when an arena without an audience it will be difficult to satisfy the UFC superstar.

Conor McGregor as one of the world’s highest-paid athletes in 2020

In 2019, Conor McGregor’s net worth reached $ 110 million, of which $ 85 million came from his victories in the octagonal cage. He also signed major advertising deals with Burger King, Beats by Dre, Monster energy and Reebok.

Currently, Conor McGregor competes with a relatively low frequency, about 12 months to play once in the match against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in January. However, that alone has helped Conor McGregor pocket up to 32 million dollars and is in the top sports players making money in the world for every minute of competition in 2020.

To make it easier to imagine how valuable the Conor McGregor punch is, OGBL has relied on data from the list of the world’s highest-paid athletes in 2020 (for one year to June / 2020) of Forbes.

Now, Conor McGregor has retired, but his influence in the world MMA village is still very large. In addition to making money from fighting, Conor McGregor is currently the owner of the wine company Proper No. 12 and also a shareholder of many companies, large and small. The fact that this fighter created his own promotions also shows that he is likely to become a boxing boss in the future.