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Henry Cejudo reveals who he is favoring in the Jorge Masvidal vs. Leon Edwards fight

A battle years within the making between Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards has lastly been booked. The 2 elite welterweights will face off at UFC 269 in December.

Former UFC flyweight and bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo has revealed that he believes it will likely be Leon Edwards who comes out on high. In his thoughts, ‘Rocky’ has a extra various skillset than Masvidal.

Rumors of a conflict between Edwards and ‘Gamebred’ have existed ever because the infamous ‘three piece and a soda’ incident, which noticed the 2 males throw down backstage at a UFC occasion in London.

Since then, Jorge Masvidal has fought for the title twice and likewise claimed the BMF belt. Given his 10-fight unbeaten streak, Leon Edwards arguably ought to have additionally fought for gold by now.

Talking on The Triple C and Schmo Present, Henry Cejudo detailed why he’s backing Leon Edwards to win the a lot anticipated grudge match.

“I am even gonna make him the favourite towards Jorge Masvidal cus he is slick, he even wrestles… He is acquired nice putting. Extra possible, he may attempt to set issues as much as ultimately take Masvidal down. As a result of if you happen to’ve seen that from the final battle with Kamaru Usman, that’s precisely what you do to beat a Jorge Masvidal.”


Henry Cejudo on the lengthy working rivalry between Leon Edwards and Jorge Masvidal

One of many best advertising instruments a fight sports activities bout can have is professional rivalry and dangerous blood between the 2 fighters. Henry Cejudo follows that mentality. The previous two-division champ is worked up to see the bitter foes lastly collide on December 11.

“Oh I like it as a result of this battle, that is true beef. This is not a persona, this is not a personality… These guys actually fought backstage the place we get the well-known three piece and a soda from Jorge Masvidal. We get that complete level of what he did. I imply this has been three years within the making Schmo, I imply it is three years drama, them calling one another all the things beneath the solar. And now they get an opportunity to show it on December 11.”

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