Max Holloway ‘intrigued’ by Conor McGregor rematch and remembers ‘cool’ second the pair shared earlier than their UFC battle in 2013

Max Holloway admitted he would love a rematch towards Conor McGregor and recalled the ‘cool’ second the pair shared again in 2013.

The pair shared the Octagon a very long time in the past now in what was simply the Infamous’ second battle within the UFC following his transfer from Cage Warriors.

Conor McGregor beat Holloway again in 2013
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The battle went the gap with the Irishman getting the choice however lots has occurred since then.

Holloway was simply 21 on the time of the defeat and went on an unimaginable run of 13 consecutive UFC wins, together with back-to-back victories towards Jose Aldo.

The Hawaiian fighter is trying to cease a two-fight dropping streak at Combat Island on Saturday when he faces Calvin Kattar however mentioned a rematch with McGregor ‘intrigues’ him.

“I’m a competitor. I wish to compete,” the previous featherweight champion mentioned. “Individuals contemplate him [to be] the most effective guys in our sport. You recognize what I imply? Till right this moment.

The battle was simply McGregor’s second within the UFC
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“I can’t wait. As a competitor, I’d like to [rematch him]. That was one of many fights that intrigues me.

“And such as you mentioned, we fought [such] a very long time in the past. And he is aware of that too.

He added: “On the finish of the day, like I mentioned, very first thing’s first, we’ve obtained Kattar. We’ll determine it out after this.”

Holloway additionally recalled a pleasant second the pair shared proper earlier than their weigh-in again in 2013.


Max Holloway is taking over Calvin Kattar at Combat Island on Saturday[/caption]

He added: “He was tremendous cool. I imply, like, the dude, like… we’d get in one another’s faces for weigh-ins.

“However proper earlier than the weigh-ins, we’re within the again and we’re standing subsequent to one another since you’re like this (places his forefingers collectively) earlier than you stroll out.

“And he’s like, ‘Hey.’ I advised him, ‘Hey, good shorts.’ And he’s like, ‘You too.’

“We had some cool wanting shorts on on the time. After which that’s it. The dude is an effective man.”

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