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Daniel Cormier doesn’t imagine Ilia Topuria “has a lot say on this as he thinks he does” with potential Max Holloway title combat

Cormier questions Topuria

“I feel Ilia Topuria wants to return proper out and say, ‘Hey, I would like Max Holloway on this date,’” Cormier defined on his YouTube channel. “Then it could be on Max. … As a result of now, Max is the man — and certain he has the ‘BMF’ title — however he needs the featherweight championship. Ilia has that. When Ilia says, ‘I would like this combat on this date,’ Max must say, ‘OK,’ or he’ll say no and they’re going to transfer on.

“After which Ilia Topuria, at that time, can then begin to go, ‘I don’t need to combat him. He had his likelihood, he may’ve did it then, he didn’t need to play by the foundations.’ He has to make an announcement saying, ‘That is what I would like because the champ,’ after which put the ball in Max’s courtroom to disclaim it. However proper now, it’s not coming off nice, as a result of he’s batting away all of those guys with no clear concept of who else there’s.”

“Ilia Topuria is the champ, and because the champ, at instances, you’ve gotten some say into who you’re going to combat, while you’re going to combat him, while you’re prepared, and all of that,” Cormier stated. “I don’t know, although, if he has as a lot say on this as he thinks he does.

“Max Holloway to me is clearly the man, [but] if not, [it’s] Alexander Volkanovski. Max informed me that. Him and I spoke personally, and he goes, ‘I assumed Volk was going to get a rematch. How on this planet does he not get a rematch?’ That is coming from the man that’s ready for the title combat. However he acknowledges, ‘Look, man, this dude beat me thrice, lengthy reigning champion, if anybody deserves a direct rematch, it’s this man.’”

Quotes by way of MMA Combating

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