UFC news: Jorge Masvidal has words on Twitter with Goldberg, Kamaru Usman to face Colby Covington, Conor McGregor to rematch Floyd Mayweather

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Wrestling legend Bill Goldberg and UFC welterweight fighter Jorge Masvidal had an exchange of words on Twitter over the weekend.

After Louis Gregory shared a photo on Twitter of himself between Jorge Masvidal and Mike Brown, Gregory jokingly wrote “where is Goldberg when you need him”.

Masvidal, would then respond, ‘@Goldberg don’t want to get that knee. Spear don’t work on me.’

The pair would go back-and-forth on social media with a series of respectful messages.

‘Gamebred’ has defeated Ben Askren and Darren Till in his last two bouts, while Goldberg squashed Dolph Ziggler at SummerSlam.


Welterweight showdown

Kamaru Usman, the UFC welterweight champion, is set to make the first defence of his title when he takes on Colby Covington in New York on November 2.

The bout is set for UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden, as reported by Brazilian news outlet Combate.

Usman beat Tyron Woodley by unanimous decision to win the belt at UFC 235 and has won his last 10 fights in the company.

Covington, a former UFC interim welterweight champion, was in action last earlier this month when he beat former champion Robbie Lawler.


Part 2

Conor McGregor is reportedly close to agreeing to face off with Floyd Mayweather in a live, updated version of the television classic Superstars on New Year’s Eve.

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McGregor lost to Mayweather in 2017

McGregor, who has not fought since he was submitted by Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 in October, has been offered a whooping £10million for a NYE showdown in Japan.

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