From the backyards of Miami to the main event of Madison Square Garden, the story of Jorge Masvidal has been nothing less of a spectacle. From a mid-card fighter to one of the biggest names in MMA, The Gamebred has come a long way.
And we saw a glimpse of his popularity when UFC sold 1.2 million PPVs for UFC 252 featuring a title fight between Jorge Masvidal and Kamaru Usman, which was made official on six days’ notice. Jorge Masvidal was also the main event of UFC’s last event at Madison Square Garden, where he fought Nate Diaz for the BMF title fight.
After fighting in multiple organizations such as Bodog Fight, Bellator, Strikeforce, and AFC, Jorge Masvidal made his UFC debut in 2013 against Tim Means. Since then Masvidal has competed in 19 UFC fights including many main events.
The win over Nate Diaz at UFC 244 has to be the highest point of Jorge Masvidal’s professional career. This fight was graced by the presence of the president of the USA, Donald Trump. Dwayne Johnson showed up to crown the winner of this fight. And Masvidal put on a clinical performance to win the BMF title.
Besides that, Jorge Masvidal has the UFC record for the fastest knockouts. Masvidal earned this record by knocking out Ben Askren in 5 seconds with a flying knee.
Jorge Masvidal also fought Kamaru Usman in the main event of UFC 251 and UFC 261 for the welterweight title.
The biggest wins of Masvidal’s UFC career are against Ben Askren, Darren Till, Donald Cerrone, Nate Diaz, and Yves Edwards.
Masvidal fought Gilbert Melendez for the Strikeforce lightweight title but, lost that fight via unanimous decision.
He has fought in multiple divisions in UFC. However, he has been unable to capture the UFC gold. He fought Kamaru Usman for the UFC welterweight champion at UFC 251 and UFC 261 but lost the fight via unanimous decision and KO respectively. He lost against Colby Covington at UFC 272 which turned their rivalry into a heated one outside the octagon too. Masvidal last loss came against Gilbert Masvidal at UFC 287 which compelled him to announce his retirement.
The BMF has bagged a total of $3,157,873 million in his fighting career. The biggest payday of his career was for UFC 244 and UFC 252
For the BMF title fight against Nate Diaz and the welterweight title fight against Kamaru Usman, Jorge Masvidal got show money of $500k.
The net worth of Jorge Masvidal as of now is around $6 million.
The Gamebred endorses huge brands such as Reebok, Monster Energy, Vital Performance, Sugar Factory, Goya Foods, EA Sports UFC 4, My Bookie, Joshpremium meats, cbdMD, FRM, etc.
The BMF has also launched his Mezcal, Recuerdo which has been widely accepted by fans all around the world. He also has a Youtube channel that has over 500k subscribers. Masvidal recently launched a self-defense program, Gamebred Fighter Academy for the fans as well.