Jorge Masvidal describes journey to UFC 244, family, growing up in Miami | Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show

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  • Published on:  Monday, September 23, 2019
  • Jorge Masvidal sits down with Ariel Helwani to discuss his rise to mainstream popularity, leading to a main event fight vs. Nate Diaz at UFC 244 in Madison Square Garden. Masvidal credits his time on a reality show to help him focus and develop a plan for the rest of his career. (10:38) Masvidal describes how his father’s time in jail taught him lessons about life and to stay out of trouble. “Gamebred” also talks about (18:01) the struggles he had early in his career, including living in his car for 4-5 months and under the ring at his gym. (21:35) Helwani asks Masvidal about the similarities he sees between himself and Diaz as well as how the (26:40) beef with Colby Covington developed.

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