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Jorge Masvidal's teammate gives update on 'Gamebred's' potential return to fighting

Cole Shelton - January 4, 2024

Renato Moicano, a teammate of Jorge Masvidal at American Top Team has provided an update on ‘Gamebred’s’ potential return to fighting. Following Masvidal’s one-sided decision loss to Gilbert Burns at UFC 287 ,which was his fourth straight defeat, he announced his retirement from MMA. Yet not even a year later, Masvidal took to X to announce he’s unretired.

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Ben Askren would "absolutely" face Jorge Masvidal in UFC 300 rematch: "I'll fight him!"

Josh Evanoff - January 3, 2024

Former UFC welterweight contender Ben Askren is willing to run it back against Jorge Masvidal. ‘Gamebred’ made headlines earlier this week, officially announcing that he was out of retirement. Now, the announcement from Jorge Masvidal wasn’t exactly shocking. In recent months, the former UFC title challenger has teased that he will be returning in 2024.

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Jake Paul alleges Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz is on after 'Gamebred' makes return announcement

Josh Evanoff - January 2, 2024

According to Jake Paul, a boxing match with Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz is on the books for 2024. Earlier this week, ‘Gamebred’ took to social media to announce that his retirement was officially over. In April, Jorge Masvidal suffered a unanimous decision loss to Gilbert Burns at UFC 287. Weeks prior to the event, he stated that he would retire with a defeat. Ultimately, he stayed true to his word.

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Jorge Masvidal announces he is ending his retirement

Susan Cox - January 2, 2024

Former UFC welterweight title challenger and BMF champion Jorge Masvidal has announced that he is ending his retirement. Taking to ‘X‘, Masvidal simply stated:

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Mike Perry wants to fight Jorge Masvidal in bare-knuckle boxing: "The people would really love to see us"

Fernando Quiles - December 6, 2023

Mike Perry holds Jorge Masvidal in high regard, but he wouldn’t hesitate to fight “Gamebred.” Perry has somewhat become the face of bare-knuckle boxing. “Platinum” has gone 4-0 under the BKFC banner, defeating Julian Lane, Michael Page, Luke Rockhold, and most recently former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez.

Colby Covington vs. Jorge Masvidal
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Colby Covington still proud of 'Easy Fight' with Jorge Masvidal: "50-43 and a soda"

Josh Evanoff - December 5, 2023

UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington has again slammed Jorge Masvidal. The saga between ‘Chaos’ and ‘Gamebred’ is quite a lengthy one. Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington were close friends and training partners, but after the latter reportedly didn’t pay a coach, they began feuding. As a result, the former interim champion was kicked out of American Top Team as well.

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Mike Perry issues respectful challenge to the "original" bare knuckle boxer: "The toughest out there"

Jeffrey Walter - December 3, 2023

Mike Perry is looking to fight the “original” bare knuckle boxer following his “King of Violence” title win at BKFC 56. Perry (14-8 MMA, 4-0 BKFC) collided with former UFC lightweight champion Eddie (30-8 MMA, 1-1 BKFC) in the headliner of last night’s BKFC event in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Chael Sonnen and Jorge Masvidal
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Chael Sonnen unloads on Jorge Masvidal after 'Gamebred' threatens him: "Go see a therapist"

Cole Shelton - November 7, 2023

Chael Sonnen has continued to take aim at Jorge Masvidal. On Monday, Sonnen blasted ‘Gamebred’ on social media over the Colby Covington incident as Masvidal threatened to knock the rest of Covington’s teeth out. Of course, Sonnen and Covington are friends, so after ‘The American Gangster’ ripped ‘Gamebred’, Masvidal took to social media to tell him to say it to his face.

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Jorge Masvidal vows he and Colby Covington are going to "see each other" again: "It’s going to be fun"

Cole Shelton - November 6, 2023

Jorge Masvidal says he and Colby Covington are going to see one another again, whether it’s in a cage or on the street. On Monday, Masvidal pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery and agreed to pay the court fees associated with the case in a plea deal where prosecutors dropped the felony charges. The result will be no jail time for Masvidal for his alleged attack on Covington at a Miami steakhouse.

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Jorge Masvidal pleads guilty to misdemeanor battery for attack on Colby Covington

Susan Cox - November 6, 2023

Jorge Masvidal has plead guilty to misdemeanour battery for the attack on Colby Covington. It was back on March 21st of 2022 that Masvidal allegedly got into a physical altercation with Colby Covington outside a Papi Steak House restaurant in Miami Beach, Florida.

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Jorge Masvidal confirms plans for boxing match in early 2024: "Somebody is going to get killed"

Josh Evanoff - October 26, 2023

It appears that former UFC welterweight title challenger Jorge Masvidal is heading to boxing. ‘Gamebred’ famously retired following a loss to Gilbert Burns in April at UFC 287. The defeat was Jorge Masvidal’s fourth in a row, previously losing to Colby Covington and Kamaru Usman. Prior to the event, the Miami native stated that he would retire with a defeat, and he kept his word.

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Jorge Masvidal's next Gamebred Bareknuckle FC event to feature 12 former UFC fighters

Harry Kettle - October 6, 2023

The next event for Jorge Masvidal’s Gamebred Bareknuckle MMA promotion will feature no fewer than 12 former UFC fighters. While he may no longer be part of the UFC roster, Jorge Masvidal certainly knows his stuff when it comes to bringing in recognizable names for his events. ‘Gamebred’ has been in the promoter game for a while now and in that time, he’s had a few really enjoyable events. As we look ahead to the future, it certainly seems as if that’s going to be his primary focus with regard to what he’ll spend most of his time doing.

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Roy Nelson vs. Alan Belcher announced for Gamebred bare-knuckle MMA heavyweight title in October

Josh Evanoff - September 6, 2023

Jorge Masvidal has announced that Roy Nelson vs. Alan Belcher is slated for Gamebred FC 6 next month. ‘Gamebred’ started his high-profile promotion company last year. At the time, he stated his plans to hold boxing, MMA, bare-knuckle, and even bare-knuckle MMA events. Shortly, he signed on legends such as Junior dos Santos, Fabricio Werdum, Roy Nelson, and more. ‘Big Country’ scored a first-round knockout win over Dillon Cleckler in May in his promotional debut.

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Jorge Masvidal unimpressed by Jake Paul's win over Nate Diaz: "I'd hurt them dudes"

Josh Evanoff - September 6, 2023

Jorge Masvidal wasn’t impressed by Jake Paul and Nate Diaz’s boxing match last month. On DAZN pay-per-view from Texas, ‘The Problem Child’ returned in August. The boxing match was his first since suffering a defeat to Tommy Fury in February and was also the first ten-rounder of his career. Meanwhile, Nate Diaz made his boxing debut that night but was no stranger to combat. In his UFC stint, he faced names such as Jorge Masvidal, Conor McGregor, and more.

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Jorge Masvidal says Justin Gaethje should "defend" his BMF title "against me"

Cole Shelton - September 1, 2023

Jorge Masvidal is open to returning to the UFC as long as he can face Justin Gaethje for the BMF belt. In the main event of UFC 291, Gaethje became the new BMF champion as he scored a second-round head kick KO win over Dustin Poirier. Masvidal was at the event and wrapped the belt around Gaethje, given he was the inaugural BMF champion.

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Jorge Masvidal open to transitioning to WWE as long as "the compensation makes sense"

Cole Shelton - August 10, 2023

Jorge Masvidal is open to becoming a pro wrestler for the WWE. Masvidal announced his retirement from MMA back in April following a decision loss to Gilbert Burns at UFC 287. It was his fourth straight defeat and ‘Gamebred’ said he felt like he could no longer compete at the highest level.

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Brendan Schaub offered bareknuckle MMA fight against Derrick Lewis in Jorge Masvidal's promotion: "I wouldn't say no"

Cole Shelton - August 3, 2023

Brendan Schaub could be making a comeback. Schaub retired from MMA back in 2015 after he went 10-5 as a pro but ended his career on a two-fight losing skid. His last fight was a TKO loss to Travis Browne at UFC 181 in December 2014 and he decided to walk away from the sport.

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Jorge Masvidal unloads on "midget" Conor McGregor after the Irishman took shots at Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje following UFC 291

Cole Shelton - July 31, 2023

Jorge Masvidal has taken aim at Conor McGregor following UFC 291. In the main event of UFC 291, Justin Gaethje scored a head-kick KO win over Dustin Poirier in the second round to become the new BMF champion. After the result, McGregor took to social media to claim he would KO Gaethje with one shot and stated that he was the real BMF, not Gaethje or Poirier.