UFC fighters absolutely lose their minds over Holloway vs. Kattar Fight of the year showing

UFC Fight Island 7’s main event between Max Holloway and Calvin Kattar might’ve just locked up fight-of-the-year.

This is not a drill. Just one main event into 2021 and we already have a front-runner for fight of the year. That’s how exciting Max Holloway’s five-round unanimous decision over Calvin Kattar was.

If you just watched UFC Fight Island 7’s main event and don’t can’t contain your excitement, you’re not alone. Many of the promotion’s biggest names took to social media after the early fight of the year contender to express their emotions.

Maybe most notably, here’s what UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski had to say. Prior to Holloway’s unanimous decision victory tonight, he had lost his last two fights to Volkanovski at UFC 251 and UFC 254.

UFC fighters react to Max Holloway’s unanimous decision victory.

Speaking to Jon Anik inside the Octagon after his victory, Holloway said he’d be ready-to-go if UFC President Dana White needed him as a last-minute replacement for next Saturday’s UFC 257. Whether or not he’s back in action that soon, we’ll have to wait and see what the next step is for the No. 1 ranked featherweight contender.

Published at Sat, 16 Jan 2021 23:25:41 +0000

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