“He Is Doing What a Number 1 Contender Should Do”- Alexander Volkanovski Open To Max Holloway Trilogy After UFC 266


UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski is about to defend his belt this weekend at UFC 266 as he takes on Brian Ortega. Vokanovski has already efficiently defended his belt as soon as. After successful it towards the consensus best featherweight of all time, Max Holloway, at UFC 245, he outpointed the Hawaiian as soon as once more at UFC 251 through a controversial cut up choice.

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The Aussie champion has additionally been impressed with Holloway’s exercise since their second battle. Many believed ‘Blessed’ ought to have reclaimed his belt within the rematch as he gained the battle based on them. However, a trilogy has been touted since by the followers. Volkanovski has additionally entertained the chance if he comes out triumphant this weekend, which he’s assured to do.

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I don’t really feel something with that. On the finish of the day, he did what he needed to do anyway proper. So, once more Ortega’s the #1 contender proper now. I’m going to go take him out and whoever’s subsequent. Who’s the following in line? You realize Max, Max’s had his battle,” stated Volkanovski.

He wasn’t sitting again ready for an additional shot. So, good on him. I’m gonna give him credit score the place credit score’s due. He’s doing what a no 1 contender ought to do. What I did earlier than I used to be a champ. I used to be combating, who’s no 1 contender? I’m gonna take them out,” he added.

Max’s combating Frankie Edgar. I wanna be there as a backup. I don’t need anyone else to take that chance from me. So, you recognize, he’s doing the fitting issues,” the champion stated additional.

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Is Max Holloway subsequent in line after Alexander Volkanovski vs Brian Ortega?

Holloway has fought each Ortega and Volkanovski who’re set to most important occasion the pay-per-view this weekend. Whereas he completely battered Ortega at UFC 231 to retain his title, he has misplaced two choices to Volkanovski. Nonetheless, as talked about earlier, followers consider the Hawaiian ought to nonetheless be the champion as he gained the second battle based on them.

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – JULY 12: Alexander Volkanovski of Australia celebrates after his split-decision victory over Max Holloway of their UFC featherweight championship battle throughout the UFC 251 occasion at Flash Discussion board on UFC Battle Island on July 12, 2020 on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Picture by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

However, Holloway continues to be the cream of the crop on the 145 lbs division. His efficiency towards Calvin Kattar in January was nothing wanting phenomenal. So, whoever wins this weekend, a battle with ‘Blessed’ subsequent appears extra doubtless. And if Volkanovski manages to retain his belt, the possibilities are even increased.

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