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Even after three straight losses, Jorge Masvidal has several goals in mind for his next fight.
The UFC veteran mostly wants to fight Conor McGregor, as he told MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck.
“The one that makes the most sense is that little b—h Conor,” Masvidal said. “I wouldn’t mind getting a big payday for beating that dwarf’s ass. I don’t know if that’s going to happen.”
He also mentioned welterweight contenders Gilbert Burns and Leon Edwards as possibilities.
“Gilbert makes sense, but also, Leon called me left and right saying he wanted to defend the title [should he beat Kamaru Usman at UFC 278] against me. Come on, I’ll go to England and kick your ass again.”
Masvidal has already lost twice to division champion Kamaru Usman and once to top contender Colby Covington, so a match against Edwards – currently ranked second in the welterweight division – could be a way to regain his position. The two also have history after a canceled fight last November.
Burns also has beef with Masvidal, who he called a legend while adding, “I still want to beat you,” in an interview with TMZ Sports.
Masvidal has also mocked McGregor in recent months for pushing him into the Octagon.
The 37-year-old is clearly hoping for a high profile fight that will sell out pay-per-views and re-establish himself as one of the best fighters in the sport.