“This time around Jorge is properly prepared and will be able to execute those techniques and weapons that he has in his arsenal,” Brown said of the ATT superstar. “He doesn’t have a crazy dramatic weight cut, he’s in really good shape, he’s peaking and ready for battle. Jorge has more weapons and skills than anyone in the sport. He has the highest combat IQ of anyone in the sport and this time around he will be able to use all of those talents. This is why he will be the champion.
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Brown’s confidence in Masvidal was built by working with the Floridian for over a decade. He saw him go through ups and downs, and he was devastated that he couldn’t be in his corner for the first fight with Usman.
“It was heartbreaking,” Brown said. “I wanted to be there for him and help him in any way I could and give him the best chance of winning this fight. He trained his whole life for it. Now we have another chance to get it right and this time we have Jorge in full combat form.
Cutting-edge fighting form Masvidal delivered an incredible knockout of Darren Till, recorded the fastest knockout in UFC history by landing a breathtaking flying knee over Ben Askren, and clinched an impressive victory on Nate Diaz to capture the BMF belt. He’s the fighter Brown expects to enter the Octagon at UFC 261.