For the to start with time because December of 2016, Max Holloway will be in a non-title bout.
In the main celebration of UFC Battle Island 7 on January 16, Holloway is established to return to the Octagon from Calvin Kattar. Holloway is wanting to snap his two-fight dropping streak though Kattar is searching to receive a title shot with a win.
Even though Holloway is applied to battling range 1 contenders, Holloway is familiar with he just cannot forget about Kattar.
“Calvin is a perilous dude, and we know he is perilous because he will be standing throughout from me, and I’m enthusiastic for it,” Holloway said to Yahoo! Sports activities. “He’s from Boston. People like to converse about his boxing and folks like to talk about my boxing, so the pleasurable matter is … Calvin was expressing a thing like I’m overlooking him, this and that. I can not. How can I ignore you? He manufactured it in this article. I’ve acquired to respect that. At the stop of the working day, I just cannot wait around to fight him. I can not wait to go in there and see what he has to supply.”
If Max Holloway can get previous Calvin Kattar, he could quite properly fight the winner of Alex Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega for the belt. Nonetheless, the Hawaiian would make it crystal clear he is not overlooking Kattar at all as he understands that would be negative news for him.