Jorge Masvidal punches Nate Diaz during the second round at UFC 244. Photo: AP
Jonathan White
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The Takedown by Jonathan White

UFC’s Jorge Masvidal fighting Canelo is not boxing clever – combat sport crossover call outs must stop

  • Fans are greedily eating up every morsel of clickbait as UFC fighters and boxers challenge each other
  • Perhaps we’ve only got ourselves to blame – it’s human nature after all to wonder who is the best

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Jorge Masvidal punches Nate Diaz during the second round at UFC 244. Photo: AP
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Jorge Masvidal is awarded the ‘BMF’ belt by Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson after his victory by TKO on a medical stoppage against Nate Diaz at UFC 244. Photo: AFP
Patrick Blennerhassett
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The Takedown by Patrick Blennerhassett

UFC: Jorge Masvidal is trash-talking like a legend, but he’s a journeyman milking his 15 minutes of fame

  • As the UFC tries to find its next superstar to hang the company on, the ‘BMF’ title holder is cashing in on a lack of firepower
  • Amid a quiet UFC landscape, Masvidal has perched himself atop the mountain with a loudspeaker

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Jorge Masvidal is awarded the ‘BMF’ belt by Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson after his victory by TKO on a medical stoppage against Nate Diaz at UFC 244. Photo: AFP
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