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Jorge Masvidal says Demian Maia turned down fight. The good news? Neil Magny is his huckleberry

UFC President Dana White on Tuesday said after Nick Diaz turned down a rematch with ex-champ Robbie Lawler, he planned to make a fight between Diaz and welterweight contender Demian Maia.

But when Diaz (26-9 MMA, 7-6 UFC) turned that down, he went with an alternative: Jorge Masvidal. Now, according to Masvidal (32-11 MMA, 9-4 UFC), Maia (24-6 MMA, 18-6 UFC) has turned that down, leaving his immediate future uncertain.

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HippieRays410d ago

Everyone is turning everything down. I suppose there is good news with Magny as a prospect, but Masvidal vs Maia would have been an amazing fight to see

Mcgregornador410d ago

I could imagine Ðana is getting quite upset by this point. Masvidal is gaining popularity, Nick has popularity potential, but no one will take a fight. Surprised Maia said no too

Tatertot410d ago

Dana is trying to make fights happen now that his superstars are not around. You are right, they are both gaining popularity. Nick just needs to do something