UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski has had two, five-round wars with weak titleholder Max Holloway. Holloway is the head ranked 145-pound contender but it indubitably’s complicated to come by a trilogy bout with the champion within the event you’ve lost to him twice.
Holloway rebounded from the lend a hand-to-lend a hand losses to Volkanovski with a Calvin Kattar in January. He’s scheduled to faces no. 3 ranked Yair Rodriguez on Nov. 13 within the headlining bout of UFC Battle Evening 197.
Volkanovski doesn’t mediate Holloway wished to come to a decision out the fight with Rodriguez to come by one other crack at the title, but respects that he authorized the bout.
“Max, I guarantee you he doesn’t must decide out this fight (with Rodriguez to come by a title shot). And he’s nonetheless going to transfer select it. He needs that number 1 keep of living. He needs to develop it. It reveals you what form of guy he’s. How will you no longer appreciate that,” Volkanovski said all around the UFC 266 Put up-fight Press Convention.
“That’s exactly what I’d f*cking attain. You’ve got to present him appreciate.”
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Requested referring to the Holloway and Rodriguez match, Volkanovski expects Holloway to return away the victor and stable the trilogy title fight.
“How attain I mediate that fight’s going to transfer? Yair Rodriguez, he’s a mountainous fighter. Stylistically, I mediate Max is a nightmare for him. I’m observing for Max to exit there and build his ingredient and we’re going to be rerunning that trilogy and Dana’s gonna pay us lawful money for it,” Volkanovski said.
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