UFC – Defeated for the second time in as many fights by Alexander Vokanovski, Max Holloway prepares to face Calvin Kattar.
Max Holloway will get the ball rolling for this yr 2021 at the UFC. Thus the former featherweight champion faces Calvin Kattar throughout the first occasion of the yr for the group, on January 16 on Fight Island. Against the number 6 in the class, Holloway may have quite a bit to do. After two defeats in the determination towards the new champion Alexander Volkanovski, the Hawaiian is aware of that he must chain the victories to hope to sooner or later have the proper to a brand new combat for the title. Despite the hole in the standings, he is aware of that Kattar represents a primary step in the direction of regaining the belt:
“Calvin is a dangerous guy, and we know he’s dangerous because he’s going to be standing in front of me, and I’m excited about that.” He’s from Boston. People love to speak about his boxing and other people love to speak about my boxing, so the funniest half is… Calvin was saying one thing like I used to be neglecting him. I can’t. How can I neglect it? He was profitable in the UFC. I’ve to respect that. At the finish of the day, I can not wait to combat him. Can’t wait to go there and see what it has to supply. “
Regarding Volkanovski (through Yahoo Sports): “There isn’t any dialogue. There isn’t any regrets. We did what we did. The previous known as ‘the previous’ for a motive. You transfer on. The days go by and I work laborious. This just isn’t my first rodeo. I mentioned to lots of people, ‘If I’m going to combat and have a ten-sport successful streak, then that is what I’ve to do. “ Indeed, with two defeats towards the present champion, Holloway must whip to pressure a trilogy.