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UFC 276: Alexander Volkanovski puts a person-sided beatdown on Max Holloway to conclusion rivalry (Online video)
See fellow UFC fighters respond to the learn-course effectiveness put on by Alexander Volkanovski as he retained the UFC featherweight championship from Max Holloway at UFC 276
Alexander Volkanovski put his rivalry with Max Holloway to mattress in emphatic vogue at UFC 276, placing on a hanging clinic and an complete beatdown to retain the UFC featherweight championship in the co-key celebration.
Volkanovski bought off to a robust begin even for the duration of the feeling-out procedure, proving to have the cleaner, quicker and crisper strikes. This was even more emphasised in the second spherical, when a single of Volkanovski’s strikes opened up a nasty gash all over the remaining eye of Holloway.
Irrespective of Holloway’s finest attempts to strain Volkanovski and use kicks extra, Volkanovski just looked that significantly better. Volkanovksi’s pace and strategy did not gradual down and didn’t diminish in strength.
In the fifth round, Holloway confirmed off his coronary heart, chin and combating spirit by not backing down as blood trickled all above his experience. But it was not even near — all a few judges scored the bout for Volkanovski with 50-45 scores.
UFC 276: Execs respond to Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 3
Volkanovski and Holloway to start with satisfied at UFC 245, with Volkanovski profitable a crystal clear-reduce choice to choose the UFC featherweight title. They’d rematch months later on at UFC 251, with Volkanovski profitable again — this time by a extremely controversial split conclusion.
Considering the fact that their next struggle, Volkanovski has retained the title in opposition to Brian Ortega and “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung. Holloway, meanwhile, has scored unanimous choice wins more than Calvin Kattar and Yair Rodriguez.