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.
The battle went the gap with the Irishman getting the choice however quite a bit 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 shedding streak at Combat Island on Saturday when he faces Calvin Kattar however stated a rematch with McGregor ‘intrigues’ him.
“I’m a competitor. I need to compete,” the previous featherweight champion stated. “Individuals take into account him [to be] the most effective guys in our sport. what I imply? Till in the present day.
“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 stated, 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 stated, very first thing’s first, we’ve received 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.
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 instructed him, ‘Hey, good shorts.’ And he’s like, ‘You too.’
“We had some cool trying shorts on on the time. After which that’s it. The dude is an efficient man.”