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Max Holloway Insists Zoom Training Isn’t a Hoax: ‘I Don’t Need Sparring’

While many fighters have found time to train with select sparring partners and coaches in person, Max Holloway did nothing of the sort in preparation for his rematch with Alexander …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski on Max Holloway: 'I just have his number' whether he trained on Zoom or not

UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski isn’t sure how truthful Max Holloway is being in the build-up to their title rematch.
Volkanovski takes on Holloway in the co-main event of Saturday’s UFC …read more

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Max Holloway plays it cool ahead of Alexander Volkanovski rematch: 'Is he talking like a champion?'

ABU DHABI – Max Holloway doesn’t think UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski is carrying himself like one.
Ahead of their UFC 251 co-main event, Holloway (21-5 MMA, 17-5 UFC) presented a …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski: Max Holloway acting like ‘a bit of a sore loser’ ahead of rematch

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Alexander Volkanovski doesn’t feel there’s any serious bad blood between him and Max Holloway, which is why he’s finding some of the …read more

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Posted on July 7, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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Video: Alexander Volkanovski UFC 251 media day scrum

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YAS ISLAND, Abu Dhabi — At UFC 251 media day, Alexander Volkanovski talks about Max Holloway criticism of their first fight, how he plans to become the …read more

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Video: Max Holloway UFC 251 media day scrum

YAS ISLAND, Abu Dhabi — At UFC 251 media day, Max Holloway discusses recent comments by Alexander Volkanovski, his unique training, why he’s donating his fight kit, and more Tuesday. …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski: Max Holloway is a ‘sore loser’ | UFC 251 Fight Island

Alexander Volkanovski responded to Max Holloway being a “sore loser,” after Holloway’s comments lately about Volkanovski as the UFC featherweight champion.
Hear everything Alexander Volkanovski had to say at the UFC …read more

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Alex Volkanovski “surprised” Max Holloway is taking rematch, eyes stoppage win to send him to 155

Alex Volkanovski didn’t think Max Holloway would want to run things back right away. At UFC 245, Volkanovski beat Holloway to become the new featherweight champion. After the event, there …read more

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UFC 251 Embedded: ‘Somebody is getting their ass whooped!’

Athletes like Max Holloway, Paige VanZant and Rose Namajunas enjoy caviar, PJs and doors on a UFC-chartered jet to Abu Dhabi. When the UFC 251 main event changes, champ Kamaru …read more

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Video: UFC 251 virtual media day: Day 1 LIVE now

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UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway will answer questions from the media Tuesday morning in Abu Dhabi.
The video is expected to begin at …read more

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Alex Volkanovski: ‘I’ve Got Something To Prove’ In Max Holloway Rematch At UFC 251

UFC featherweight champion Alex Volkanovski has a chip on his shoulder going into his rematch with Max Holloway. Volkanovski turned in the best performance of his pro MMA career back …read more

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Video: UFC 251 'Countdown' for Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 2

Did you miss the debut of “UFC 251 Countdown” or just want to watch it again? Check out the co-main event preview now.
The segment takes a special look at the …read more

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Photo | Alex Volkanovski shows off impressive physique from the beach of Fight Island

UFC champion Alexander Volkanovski looks to be in the best shape of his career ahead of his rematch against Max Holloway on Saturday night. The popular Australian is set to …read more

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UFC 251 - Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal & Alex Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 2 - Fighters Pick Fights

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In this exclusive SBN MMA Feature, Bloody Elbow Interviewer, Shakiel ‘Shak’ Mahjouri speaks with top-ranked UFC & MMA stars to get their analysis & predictions on …read more

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The War Room: Dan Hardy breaks down Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 2 at UFC 251

UFC 251 brings a stacked card of fights to Yas Island, Abu Dhabi for the promotion’s inaugural “Fight Island” event, on Saturday, July 11, as the newly-crowned UFC featherweight champion …read more

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Video: UFC 251 Embedded, Episode 1: ‘Somebody’s getting their ass whooped July 11’

In the first episode of UFC 251 Embedded, Max Holloway, Rose Namajunas and Paige VanZant fly to Abu Dhabi, as well as a look at Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal’s …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski intends on 'really sending a statement' by finishing Max Holloway at UFC 251

ABU DHABI – Alexander Volkanovski has a singular mission in his first defense of the UFC featherweight title: finish Max Holloway.
“I’ve already beat him. I know I can do that,” …read more

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Max Holloway says limited prep no concern at UFC 251: I've been fighting my whole life

ABU DHABI – Max Holloway has heard the rumblings since he revealed the limits placed on his training ahead of UFC 251.
“Blessed” openly admitted to ESPN that he didn’t participate …read more

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Posted on July 6, 2020, 7:46 pm By
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Volkanovski not buying Holloway’s ‘zoom training’ claims

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“To be quite honest, I don’t believe that. That’s all s—t.” Alex Volkanovski isn’t buying that Max Holloway has only trained over Zoom …read more

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UFC 251 Timeline: Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 2

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With UFC 251 just days away, see how Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway ended up in the co-main event in Abu Dhabi. …read more

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Max Holloway reveals Alexander Volkanovski ‘asked’ for rematch at UFC 251

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The sting of losing the UFC featherweight championship didn’t really weigh Max Holloway down too much after falling to Alexander Volkanovski this past December.
While many …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway full fight video

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway full fight video showcases the memorable first encounter between the two fighters at UFC 245.
Volkanovski won his 18th straight …read more

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Take a look back at every featherweight champion in UFC history

Take a look back through the every featherweight champion in UFC history as the two most recent champions, Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway, prepare for a rematch at UFC 251. …read more

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Alex Volkanovski is not buying Max Holloway’s claim that he’s been training alone for UFC 251

UFC featherweight champion Alex Volkanovski is not buying Max Holloway’s claim that he has been training alone in preparation for their fight at UFC 251. Volkanovski meets Holloway in a …read more

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UFC 251 video: Alexander Volkanovski blogs journey from Sydney to Abu Dhabi

UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski has touched down in Abu Dhabi for his featherweight title rematch with Max Holloway.
Volkanovski’s (21-1 MMA, 8-0 UFC) trip was no short one as he …read more

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Max Holloway reveals he trained alone for Alex Volkanovski rematch, used “Zoom classes”

Like many fighters, Max Holloway has been forced to make serious alterations to his training camp ahead of his UFC 251 rematch with Alex Volkanovski. The former UFC featherweight champion …read more

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Volkanovski: New main event in 'rightful place'

Alexander Volkanovski says his rematch against Max Holloway is in the rightful spot now that it has been bumped up to the main event of UFC 251. “This was the …read more

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Max Holloway reacts after rematch with Alex Volkanovski is promoted to UFC 251 main event

A featherweight title fight rematch featuring former champ Max Holloway taking on Alex Volkanovski is the new main event of UFC 251. Next weekend’s UFC 251 pay-per-view event on Fight …read more

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Holloway: UFC training 'difficult' without sparring

Former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway told ESPN’s Ariel Helwani in an interview Friday that he did not spar or see his coaches during his UFC 251 training camp. …read more

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Posted on July 3, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Max Holloway claims Alex Volkanovski could be an Olympian for “point karate” ahead of UFC 251 rematch

Max Holloway believes UFC featherweight champion, Alex Volkanovski is a very good point fighter. In the co-main event of UFC 251, Volkanovski will look to defend his featherweight title against …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski has clear advantage vs. Max Holloway in one regard, coach explains

Eugene Bareman doesn’t think Max Holloway’s had enough time to make necessary adjustments to beat Alexander Volkanovski.
Bareman, the City Kickboxing head coach who trains Volkanovski, helped form a remarkable game …read more

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Jazwares launches collectible action figure line featuring UFC champion fighters Donald Cerrone, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Jon Jones, Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier, and Max Holloway. | Jazwares

It didn’t work for …read more

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Dustin Poirier wary of long-term dangers of fighting: “I know that what I’m doing isn’t good for myself”

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier is known for his fan-friendly style, having been involved in wars with Eddie Alvarez, Justin Gaethje, Max Holloway and most recently Dan Hooker. However, the …read more

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Free Fight! Volkanovski Dethrones ‘Blessed’ In ‘Sin City’

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Alexander Volkanovski will look to defend his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight title against Max Holloway at UFC 251 on July 11, 2020 in …read more

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Free Fight! Volkanovski Dethrones ‘Blessed’ In ‘Sin City’

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Alexander Volkanovski will look to defend his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight title against Max Holloway at UFC 251 on July 11, 2020 in …read more

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Watch Alexander Volkanovski dethrone Max Holloway (UFC 251 Free Fight)

Alexander Volkanovski challenged Max Holloway for his featherweight title at UFC 245 on December 14, 2019. Implementing volumes of low kicks and outstriking the champion in every round, Volkanovski won …read more

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UFC 251 free fight: Alexander Volkanovski shuts down Max Holloway to win featherweight title

Max Holloway has been able to outpace the majority of the 145-pound division, but met his match when he met Alexander Volkanovski.
Unbeaten in the UFC, Volkanovski (21-1 MMA, 8-0 UFC) …read more

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Morning Report: Alexander Volkanovski interested in fight against ‘one of the GOATs’, Khabib Nurmagomedov

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Alexander Volkanovski won the UFC featherweight championship with an immaculate performance against Max Holloway at UFC 245. “The Great” will have to do it again …read more

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UFC 251 -- Which fighter faces the most pressure on Fight Island?

There’s plenty of intrigue surrounding UFC 251, including the futures of Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway. Our expert panel weighs in. …read more

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UFC 251 -- Debating Jorge Masvidal's fallout; pressure on Max Holloway; a must-see fight

There’s plenty of intrigue surrounding UFC 251, including the futures of Jorge Masvidal and Max Holloway. Our expert panel weighs in. …read more

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‘Disrespected’ Volkanovski guarantees he’ll finish Holloway in rematch

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Alex Volkanovski wants to do what he couldn’t against Max Holloway in their first fight. Feeling “disrespected” and “annoyed” ahead of his UFC 251 …read more

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“Disrespected” Alexander Volkanovski makes bold prediction for Max Holloway rematch

UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski has a bold prediction for his upcoming rematch with the former champ Max Holloway, which co-headlines the UFC 251 card on July 11 in Abu …read more

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Volkanovski Guarantees Stoppage Win Over ‘Blessed’

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At UFC 245, Alexander Volkanovski did what nobody had done to Max Holloway in the Featherweight division in five years, and that’s hand him …read more

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Alex Volkanovski Feels ‘Disrespected’ Ahead Of Max Holloway Rematch

Alex Volkanovski isn’t exactly feeling the love going into his rematch with Max Holloway. Back in Dec. 2019, Volkanovski challenged Holloway for the UFC featherweight championship. “The Great” turned in …read more

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Posted on June 12, 2020, 1:16 am By
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Alexander Volkanovski plans to finish Max Holloway at UFC 251: “I’m sending a message”

Alexander Volkanovski feels disrespected that people still continue to doubt him after winning the featherweight belt. Back at UFC 245, Volkanovski dominated Max Holloway for five rounds to win the …read more

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'Disrespected' Volkanovski eyes Holloway, critics

UFC Featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski has promised to send a message to the critics in his title rematch with Max Holloway, guaranteeing he will put the Hawai’ian away inside five …read more

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'Disrespected' Volkanovski eyes Holloway, critics

UFC Featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski has promised to send a message to the critics in his title rematch with Max Holloway, guaranteeing he will put the Hawai’ian away inside five …read more

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UFC 251 odds: Volkanovski, Yan, & Usman favored in title fights

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Check out the betting odds for upcoming UFC title fights between Jose Aldo and Petr Yan, Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway, …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski on UFC 251 rematch with Max Holloway: “Nothing changes”

The current featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski responded to the announcement of his UFC 251 rematch against the former champion Max Holloway. At UFC 245, in December of 2019, Holloway set …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway rematch set for UFC 251 in Abu Dhabi

After months of speculation, the rematch between UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski and former titleholder Max Holloway is a done deal.
Volkanovski (21-1 MMA, 8-0 UFC) vs. Holloway (21-5 MMA, 17-5 …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski-Max Holloway Title Rematch Targeted for UFC 251

A featherweight championship rematch between Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway has been targeted for UFC 251, according to ESPN. …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway 2 slated for UFC 251, two other title fights targeted for event

In his first title defense since winning the belt at UFC 245, Alexander Volkanovski will reportedly run it back with former champion Max Holloway. ESPN’s Ariel Helwani was first to …read more

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White: Holloway rematch ahead for Volkanovski

UFC president Dana White confirmed that plans are in the works for Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway to meet in a rematch of their featherweight world title fight of last …read more

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Max Holloway offering private lessons and other services in exchange for Hawaiian Food Bank donations

UFC star Max Holloway will be offering a series of services in exchange for donations to Maui Food Bank and Hawaii Food Bank. The former king of the featherweights is …read more

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Morning Report: Max Holloway offering private training, dinner to help with COVID-19 relief in Hawaii

Max Holloway | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Oftentimes, especially in MMA, news of a fighters public actions will end up being highly negative or disturbing. Then, there’s Max Holloway.
The …read more

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Max Holloway offers private training, dinner in exchange for Hawaiian food bank donations

Former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is working to get Hawaii back on its feet from the coronavirus pandemic.
Holloway (21-5 MMA, 17-5 UFC) will headline the “All 4 Hawaii Challenge,” …read more

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