When fans attend a Q&A session during the UFC event weigh-ins, they never know what they are going to get in the end.
In the case surrounding the UFC Fight Night: Singapore Q&A, fans got to see two fighters in Jorge Masvidal and Stephen Thompson agree to a fight against each other.
“(It’s not official) yet, but we want it,” Thompson said at the Q&A. “We definitely want it, to get together and get out there in the octagon and face off. Obviously, you saw him in his last fight, which I thought he won against Demian Maia. (Masvidal is) a very good striker, and I think it’s going to be fireworks.”
Thompson hasn’t fought since a loss to UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley at UFC 209, while Masvidal hasn’t competed since a loss to Demian Maia at UFC 211.
Masvidal also knows that an interesting challenge awaits him when he fights Thompson.
“He does things that nobody really in the division does,” Masvidal said. “The karate that he brings and the high level that he brings, it’s only him that does that. I would have to get in special sparring partners, I’d have to get guys that could mimic that and I’d have to prepare for it. It’s going to happen, man. Hopefully.”
A date has yet to be set for the fight, but there are still a lot of vacant spots left on UFC events in 2017.
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