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UFC 239: Jorge Masvidal Warns Ben Askren in Backstage Exchange (Video)

The backstory for tomorrow's fight between Jorge Masvidal and Ben Askren continues to get more interesting, as the latter's posted a video of the two exchanging words backstage.

There are plenty of compelling and high stake fights scheduled for UFC 239 tomorrow, but increasingly, it seems like Jorge Masvidal and Ben Askren are stealing the spotlight.

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The welterweights have been trading verbal shots through the media and online for multiple weeks, and now, Askren’s posted video of the two exchanging words prior to Wednesday’s media day. As you can see by watching the clip below, Masvidal warns Askren that his face is going to be broken Saturday, while the latter remains calm, and calls “Gamebred” tough.

You can also watch Masvidal and Askren chirping at each other during the media day faceoffs here. All this aside, tomorrow’s fight also has the potential to deliver the winner a title shot. So, it’s a huge bout for both men.

Here is the line-up for UFC 239, which will take place in Las Vegas.

MAIN CARD (ESPN+ PPV)

UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
Jon Jones (c) vs. Thiago Santos

UFC Female Bantamweight Championship
Amanda Nunes (c) vs. Holly Holm

Welterweight: Jorge Masvidal vs. Ben Askren

Light Heavyweight: Jan Blachowicz vs. Luke Rockhold

Welterweight: Diego Sanchez vs. Michael Chiesa

PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN)

Featherweight: Gilbert Melendez vs. Arnold Allen

Bantamweight: Marlon Vera vs. TBD

Strawweight: Claudia Gadelha vs. Randa Markos

Bantamweight: Alejandro Perez vs. Yadong Song

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass)

Middleweight: Edmen Shahbazyan vs. Jack Marshman

Welterweight: Ismail Naurdlev vs. Chance Rencountre

Female Bantamweight: Julia Avila vs. Pannie Kianzad

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