Max Holloway Shares Biggest Goal Ahead of UFC 231 • MMA News

Tonight at UFC 231, one of in all probability probably the most anticipated bouts of the 12 months will occur when Max Holloway defends his featherweight strap in direction of Brian Ortega from the Scotiabank Enviornment. All checkpoints have been cleared, and we’re headed within the path of a climactic finish line throughout the night time’s foremost event. After making weight and hushing all of the fears and naysayers, Max Holloway’s assurances of his nicely being earlier to tonight’s battle have already been validated:

“My well being is okay,” Holloway instructed FanSided earlier this week. “I really feel nice, I really feel actually good. Thanks for asking, however we’ve nonetheless acquired an ongoing investigation so I’ve been instructed legally not to touch upon every little thing. The UFC has my medicals and so they stated it wasn’t weight slicing or a concussion and I’m cleared to combat and I’m pleased.”

With all of the discuss himself and his nicely being, Max Holloway has not misplaced sight of his opponent and the preparations wished at hand Ortega his first loss tonight:

“In fact we watch tape,” Holloway said. “We do a recreation plan and stuff, however we do a recreation plan A and a recreation plan B. Nothing has modified [in my camp], nothing loopy. Why repair one thing if it’s not damaged, you realize? We’ve acquired one thing working for us, we’ve acquired one thing good.”

Heading into UFC 231, Holloway’s sights are actually locked on Ortega, nonetheless he has moreover maintained a keen eye for his largest function throughout the sport, which he would inch nearer within the path of with a victory in tonight’s foremost event:

“I’m the champ,” Holloway said. “That was one of my objectives and one of my subsequent objectives is high pound-for-pound. If me transferring up in rating, to go up a weight, then we gotta do this. If I’ve to defend my belt thrice, I’ll do this. If I’ve to go up two weights, I’ll do this. I would like to be the very best pound-for-pound fighter on the earth. First issues first, we gotta take care of enterprise after which we’ll sit down with the UFC and we’ll determine it out.”

Do you think about Max Holloway will ever be #1 throughout the pound-for-pound rankings?

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