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Alexander Volkanovski open to fourth struggle with Max Holloway for the BMF belt


Alexander Volkanovski would struggle Max Holloway once more so long as the BMF title is up for grabs.

Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway

Volkanovski and Holloway have fought 3 times, and the Aussie has gained on all three events by the use of determination. The third struggle was probably the most clear-cut as Volkanovski dominated Holloway over 5 rounds to defend his belt with ease.

Since then, Holloway remained the No. 1 contender at featherweight, however a fourth struggle towards Volkanovski didn’t make sense given their historical past. Finally, Volkanovski misplaced his belt by KO to Ilia Topuria, whereas Holloway moved as much as light-weight and knocked out Justin Gaethje to win the BMF belt.

Now, with Max Holloway because the BMF champion, and Alexander Volkanovski with out the featherweight title, the Aussie is eyeing a fourth struggle with the Hawaiian.

“Would I struggle him (Holloway)? I imply, now that he’s received a BMF we would have to do that, you recognize what I imply? I used to be all the time sitting there like, ‘How might you do it?’ However possibly there may be that one thing there, there’s a BMF now. For me, it’s 3-0, how are you going to get your self off the bed for that? A BMF is one thing I haven’t touched earlier than, so possibly we are able to try this, you recognize? So we’ll see what occurs,” Volkanovski mentioned to mainevent.

A fourth struggle between Volkanovski and Holloway for the BMF belt can be intriguing, however many followers are hoping the Hawaiian faces Topuria subsequent for the featherweight belt. Ought to Holloway win that struggle and turn into the champ, then the fourth struggle turns into extra sensible as Volkanovski will possible get a title shot as soon as he is able to return.

Alexander Volkanovski (26-4) is coming off a KO loss to Ilia Topuria in February to lose his featherweight title. Earlier than that, he was knocked out by Islam Makhachev for the light-weight title in a struggle he took on brief discover. His final win got here in July of 2023 when he beat Yair Rodriguez by TKO.

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