Have I Ever Missed Weight? • MMA News
Max Holloway has a message to these frightened about tomorrow’s (Dec. 7) weigh-ins.
Holloway is scheduled to defend his Final Combating Championship (UFC) featherweight title in opposition to Brian Ortega this Saturday night time. The 145-pound title conflict will headline UFC 231. Having pulled out of UFC 223 and UFC 226 earlier this yr, many are frightened about Holloway’s standing for the combat because the weigh-ins method.
Max Holloway Has A Message For The Doubters
Holloway just lately spoke to reporters and insisted that he was tremendous. He additionally talked a couple of dialog he had with UFC president Dana White, who needs “Blessed” to contemplate a transfer to light-weight (by way of MMAFighting.com):
“I never missed weight. Everybody keeps talking about this weight thing, and blah blah blah. Have I ever stepped on the scale and missed weight? That answers your own question. We talked a little bit about it. Not too much, not too crazy, you know? At the end of the day, I’m a champion. I’m a champion. I wanted to be a defending champion, now I want to be a pound-for-pound champion. If it’s going up a weight class, then it’s going up; if it’s staying here and defending my belt a couple of times, it’s staying here; if it’s fighting my good friend [Daniel Cormier], ‘The Kung Fu Panda’, ‘The Daddest Man on the Planet’, so be it. I want to be the best ever.”
Make sure you stick to us tomorrow for reside weigh-in outcomes. We’ve bought you lined later that night time with the ceremonial festivities. After all you’ll be able to rely on us to ship reside outcomes, highlights, and post-fight tidbits when UFC 231 goes down on Saturday night time.
Do you suppose fears over tomorrow’s weigh-in day are overblown, or is there a really actual chance that Max Holloway fails to tip the scales?