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

02:19  08 july  2020
02:19  08 july  2020 Source:   msn.com

Alexander Volkanovski has clear advantage vs. Max Holloway in one regard, coach explains

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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

ABU DHABI – Alexander Volkanovski has a singular mission in his first defense of the UFC featherweight title: finish Max Holloway . Everything does feel a little bit different – ‘Fight Island,’ all the protocols that we’ve got to go through. At the same time, I just play whatever is in front of me .

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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He also gets his strength training out of Tactical Strength and Conditioning under Coach Darin Yap Holloway defeated Justin Lawrence, on August 11, 2012, at UFC 150.[19] Holloway won the fight via TKO In his fourth title defense, Holloway faced Alexander Volkanovski on December 14, 2019 at

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.

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.

Max Holloway plays it cool ahead of Alexander Volkanovski rematch: 'Is he talking like a champion?'

  Max Holloway plays it cool ahead of Alexander Volkanovski rematch: 'Is he talking like a champion?' ABU DHABI – doesn't think UFC featherweight champion is carrying himself like one. Ahead of their UFC 251 co-main event, Holloway (21-5 MMA, 17-5 UFC) presented a laid-back, nonchalant demeanor Tuesday during a virtual media day session. He shrugged off…Ahead of their UFC 251 co-main event, Holloway (21-5 MMA, 17-5 UFC) presented a laid-back, nonchalant demeanor Tuesday during a virtual media day session. He shrugged off respectful criticism from Volkanovski’s coach, Eugene Bareman, and declined to interpret criticism Volkanovski (21-1 MMA, 8-0 UFC) recently has shot his way.

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.

Order UFC 251 here on ESPN+ espn.com/ppv Ariel Helwani and Daniel Cormier discuss Max Holloway saying he trained for his rematch vs. Alexander Volkanovski via Zoom and not seeing his corner until they arrived at the airport. (2:59) They also discuss Petr Yan’s journey to Abu Dhabi on a

“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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UFC featherweight champion thinks should quit talking and fight for the No. 1 contender spot. Following Volkanovski's split decision win over Max Holloway in the co-main event of UFC 251, Jung called out the champ and dubbed him a "shameful champion.Following Volkanovski’s split decision win over Max Holloway in the co-main event of UFC 251, Jung called out the champ and dubbed him a “shameful champion.

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