UFC welterweight champion Usman is set to defend his title against BMF champion Masvidal at UFC 251 this Saturday.
'Gamebred' will make his first walk to the cage since capturing the 'baddest motherf**ker' of the Octagon title against Nate Diaz at UFC 244 last November.
And ahead of Usman vs. Masvidal, Cormier has named the five UFC fighters who should be fighting for the BMF honour.
Of course, original BMF's Masvidal and Diaz are named alongside former UFC middleweight title challenger Yoel Romero, rising bantamweight superstar Sean O'Malley and MMA veteran Donald Cerrone.
"Usman might not like this too much... The BMF title is reserved for certain people."@dc_mma has thoughts on who should be able to fight for the BMF belt :trophy: pic.twitter.com/pihi95y0y1
- ESPN MMA (@espnmma) July 6, 2020
Meanwhile, Masvidal's 'Fight Island' clash is just days away and ahead of fighting in his first UFC title fight, he spoke to Ariel Helwani about his deal.
"I'm happy, more than anything, because I get to break this guy's face, and get paid for it," he said.
"But one thing I'm not gonna do, which I've done a long part of my career, is get underpaid. That's not gonna happen. Not from here going forward.
"Since I came back from [indecipherable] after the Till fight, me and my management sat down. We discussed the numbers where I needed to be at, and we needed to hit those very quick.
"We're not there yet, but we're headed in that direction. So, moving forward after this fight, they're going to treat me accordingly, or - you know? I just step in last minute, six days ago, and get paid then, I guess. Just do the scheme I have to do, whatever. But, I'm gonna get paid every time out."
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