The fighter deemed the finest featherweight in MMA background has been through some changes in recent years.
Jose Aldo was thought of the best featherweight in UFC history – until eventually Max Holloway seemed to pass him in numerous people’s eyes. Is Alexander Volkanovski about to have the very same variety of instant and overtake Holloway?
Volkanovski (23-1 MMA, 10- UFC) will place his featherweight title on the line for the third time Saturday when he normally takes on “The Korean Zombie,” Chan Sung Jung (17-6 MMA, 7-3 UFC), in the UFC 273 key occasion.
Volkanovski has not misplaced in virtually nine yrs. He’s a perfect 10- in the UFC, including his featherweight title win in excess of Holloway, a acquire in excess of him in their July 2020 rematch, and a acquire around Brian Ortega this previous September.
Volkanovski is a enormous -850 preferred around Jung at Tipico. A get Saturday, significantly if it is an remarkable complete, could have people thinking if Volkanovski has surpassed Holloway as the ideal 145-pounder in UFC heritage.
Forward of the main event, just take a look back again at Volkanovski’s UFC 245 unanimous final decision acquire about Holloway to get the title – his crowning moment – in the movie over.
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