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Max Holloway names the one UFC reminiscence that also surpasses his knockout of Justin Gaethje

Max Holloway has named the one UFC reminiscence that also surpasses his knockout of Justin Gaethje.

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The historic UFC 300 which happened final weekend, Saturday, April thirteenth, in Vegas noticed Max Holloway (26-7 MMA) vs. Justin Gaethje (25-5 MMA) in a light-weight bout with the BMF title on the road.

The end result was a KO victory for ‘Blessed’ at 4:59 of spherical 5 (see that right here), stripping Gaethje of the title and taking it as his personal. It will make 3 wins in a row for the previous UFC featherweight champion.

It was throughout his post-fight interview with Chamatkar Sandhu for the ‘Sony Sports activities Community’ that Holloway mirrored on his victory and the place it falls compared to his different profession highlights:

“This has gotta be two. This has gotta be quantity two (greatest accomplishment). The José Aldo, going to Rio (in opposition to) the ‘King of Rio’, that’s all the time going to be my primary. Doing what I did in opposition to Aldo was wonderful, so this has gotta be two.”

So there you could have it, whereas a dominant efficiency over Gaethje was proper up there, Holloway is rating it his second-best accomplishment, placing his efficiency in opposition to Jose Aldo at primary.

Holloway and Aldo (31-8 MMA) initially met in June of 2017 at UFC 212 the place it was ‘Blessed’ defeating ‘The King of Rio’ by TKO at 4:13 of spherical 3.

The 2 met once more at UFC 218 in December of the identical 12 months the place the end result was the identical, a TKO victory for Holloway, who held on to the featherweight belt.

Jose Aldo was to retire from the UFC in September of 2022 however has since introduced he’ll return to the Octagon this coming Might at UFC 301 to tackle Jonathan Martinez (19-4 MMA) in a bantamweight bout.

The query then is, will there ultimately be a trilogy struggle between Holloway and Aldo? Is that one thing you wish to see?

Share your ideas within the remark part PENN Nation!

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