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

02:18  08 july  2020
02:18  08 july  2020 Source:   mmajunkie.com

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MAX HOLLOWAY claimed he has not sparred a single round for his rematch against Alexander Volkonovski - and instead trained using Zoom . Volkanovski defends his featherweight title against Holloway at UFC 251. But amid the coronavirus pandemic, Holloway admits to not having the most

he also said he 's training for a world title fight off zoom , so take that for what it's worth. Jokes on Volkanovski , Holloway has actually been training via watching VHS tapes of Dana's cardio kickboxing.

UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski isn’t sure how truthful Max Holloway is being in the build-up to their title rematch.

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Volkanovski takes on Holloway in the co-main event of Saturday’s UFC 251 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. The event is the first card of the UFC’s “Fight Island” series, which was designed to give international fighters a place to compete while facing COVID-19 travel bans to the U.S.

During the pandemic, fighters have been forced to alter their training methods to not only be coronavirus free and be eligible to fight, but also to comply with government stay-at-home orders in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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ABU DHABI – Max Holloway has heard the rumblings since he revealed the limits placed on his “When (Saturday) comes, I get to prove that I ’m one of the best guys in the world still, and I just Holloway said he certainly learned plenty in his previous 25 minutes in the cage with Volkanovski

Australia’s Alexander Volkanovski produced the best performance of his UFC career to defeat then-champion Max Holloway at Ahead of the eagerly-anticipated title rematch, UFC analyst Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy invites us into his “War Room” as he takes a deep dive into the matchup and offers his

Holloway made recent headlines when stating in numerous interviews that his training camp was done at home through video conferencing his coach on Zoom.

Although many people working from home have been forced to resort to softwares such as Zoom, Volkanovski (21-1 MMA, 8-0 UFC) doesn’t think a fighter can fully prepare for a world-class fight through virtual means. He thinks Holloway is either lying or just entering UFC 251 ill-prepared.

“You need that contact training. You need it,” Volkanovski told MMA Junkie on Tuesday during UFC 251 virtual media day. “Even me, I had six weeks of contact training, and I didn’t have contact training before that.

“My team went out of their way to get an exemption to make that happen, went through the government, and they got an exemption so we could do contact training because it’s important. Don’t get me wrong. I was keeping fit, and I was staying strong, but to say that I’m fight fit and ready to fight for a title, it’s just ridiculous.

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Alexander Volkanovski on Max Holloway : ' I just have his number ' whether he trained on Zoom or not . Alexander Volkanovski doubts Max Holloway ’s claim that he trained for their UFC 251 rematch on Zoom and says it’s a mistake if he did.

He said he supports every action that was made and views the backlash to the corner interaction between Drysdale and Rohskopf as “over exaggerated” The sequence that led to Rohskopf pleading for his corner to stop the fight against Austin Hubbard after two rounds led to a greater debate on the

“I’m sure he wouldn’t put himself in that position. He wants to take that belt. I’m sure he wants his belt back and having a camp without training partners, it just doesn’t make sense. And if that’s the case, maybe he doesn’t care. Maybe he’s just fighting for the money. I don’t know what it is. Maybe he doesn’t care about this division anymore, I don’t know. If that’s the case, I really don’t think he’s committed to this fight like he should be.”

Volkanovski hopes Holloway is playing games, and he actually had a proper training camp for their rematch. Regardless, Volkanovski feels confident he’ll beat whatever version of Holloway shows up.

“People are saying he had later rounds better, but I still won those rounds, so it just shows you when he made adjustments I was still better,” Volkanovski said. “I had a broken hand, and I was still better. So I’m not throwing shade, but I just have his number. I am the best featherweight in the world. I proved that in December, and I’ll prove it again this weekend. ”

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

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