Max Holloway admitted he would like to combat Conor McGregor once more and recalled the ‘cool’ second the pair shared in 2013.
The Infamous was competing in simply his second UFC combat following his transfer from Cage Warriors and the featherweight bout went the space, with McGregor profitable.
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 in opposition to Jose Aldo.
The Hawaiian fighter is seeking 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 wish to compete,” the previous featherweight champion stated. “Individuals take into account him [to be] the most effective guys in our sport. You realize what I imply? Till at present.
“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 acquired 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 informed 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 efficient man.”