Jorge Masvidal targets ‘ill-mannered’ Kevin Lee following UFC Brasilia loss

Derrick Santistevan

UFC welterweight and ‘BMF’ champ Jorge Masvidal voiced severe criticism to Kevin Lee following Lee’s main event loss at UFC Brasilia.

In the main event of UFC Brasilia, former interim light-weight title competitor Kevin Lee lost by 3rd-round submission to Charles Oliveira. Following a rather odd ending to the battle, UFC star Jorge Masvidal targeted Lee for his efficiency.

Early in the 3rd round of the battle, Oliveira protected a deep guillotine choke, triggering Lee to noticeably tap a number oftimes After the referee stopped the battle, Lee, plainly baffled and/or stunned from the choke, at first refuted the blockage, regardless of the tap. Lee argued at first, UFC analyst Michael Bisping validated that after seeing replays of the blockage, Lee confessed that he had actually tapped to the choke and the blockage was reasonable.

Masvidal, the no. 3-ranked UFC welterweight and ‘BMF’ champ, required to social media to voice his ideas on Lee’s efficiency. Not just did Masvidal differ with Lee’s actions around completion of the battle, however he likewise slammed Lee for missing out on weight. Lee, who has actually when prior to missed out on the light-weight limitation in his UFC profession, missed out on weight by 2 and a half pounds.

First bitch relocation: misss weight. Second bitch relocation: tap and attempt to continue. Disrespectful to the sport which’s the most affordable thing you can do

— Jorge Masvidal UFC (@GamebredFighter) March 15, 2020

While it might appear like it, Masvidal most likely isn’t angling for a battle with Lee, who has actually combated simply when at welterweight (a loss to Rafael dos Anjos). FanSided’s 2019 Male Fighter of the Year, Masvidal won 3 successive bouts in 2019 versus Darren Till, Ben Askren, and Nate Diaz. And now with a clash obviously brewing with welterweight champ Kamaru Usman, Masvidal might soon discover himself in the welterweight title photo.

Lee has actually had a hard time to discover constant success, albeit versus the elitecompetition With the loss to Oliveira, Lee has actually now lost 3 of 4. He entered into this battle following an amazing head kick knockout win over Gregor Gillespie at UFC 244, the very same event at which Masvidal caught the “BMF” belt.

UFC Brasilia occurred on Saturday, March 14, 2020, live from the Ginasio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia, Brazil. Follow in addition to FanSided Mixed Martial Arts all your live results and highlights.

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