Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Sports

Alexander Volkanovski concentrating on light-weight title combat with Charles Oliveira after Max Holloway trilogy: “He might be beat”

Alexander Volkanovski concentrating on light-weight title combat with Charles Oliveira after Max Holloway trilogy: “He might be beat”
Alexander Volkanovski
Picture Credit score: Volkanovski’s Twitter

UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski is eyeing a combat with Charles Oliveira.

‘The Nice’ is about to face Max Holloway of their trilogy bout subsequent month at UFC 276. As of now, Volkanovski sits at 2-0 in his sequence with ‘Blessed’. Forward of his trilogy combat, the Australian has focused a transfer to light-weight.

The 33-year-old has publicly debated the transfer prior to now. Nevertheless, he appears absolutely devoted to creating the transfer after his combat subsequent month. At a UFC press convention earlier at present, Volkanovski mentioned a transfer to light-weight. The Australian said:

“Yeah, that’s why I’ve talked about this third combat with Max being a giant one. After this one, I’m going do my factor. It’s gonna give me time to go at the very least have an opportunity to go for that double-champ standing. That’s what I would like. I’m gonna do what I plan on doing and that’s what I’m gonna name for.” (h/t MMAJunkie)

commercial – proceed studying beneath

commercial – proceed studying beneath

Alexander Volkanovski additionally mentioned a combat with former light-weight champion Charles Oliveira. As of now, the 155-pound division doesn’t have a champion. ‘Do Bronx’ was stripped of his light-weight title following his weight miss final month at UFC 274.

Charles Oliveira, Conor McGregor
Charles Oliveira (by way of @ESPNMMA)

Previewing the matchup between the 2, Alexander Volkanovski appears assured. Whereas he confirmed respect to Charles Oliveira, he additionally believes the Brazilian is beatable. On the press convention, the featherweight champion said:

“Once I have a look at Oliveira, (he’s a) harmful fighter,” Volkanovski stated. “Harmful fighter, lots of people love watching him combat, thrilling fights. However clearly, he confirmed that he might be beat. He confirmed that in his previous couple of. Even when they had been thrilling, he was virtually beat in each a type of instances. The factor is with me, I ain’t gonna give him them alternatives. If I land huge on somebody, they ain’t gonna get the chance to land huge on me.”

What do you consider Alexander Volkanovski combating Charles Oliveira? Pontificate within the feedback beneath!

commercial – proceed studying beneath

commercial – proceed studying beneath

This text appeared first on BJPENN.COM

Read More

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You May Also Like

Entertainment

Erica Mena will be making her acting debut in an upcoming film, “The Stepmother.” This will be the reality TV star’s first leading role....

Entertainment

Photograph: CHRISTOS KALOHORIDIS/NETFLIX It’s been practically two years since The Umbrella Academy ended its second season on a cheeky cliffhanger. When our heroes returned to the current...

Sports

What will Vince McMahon have to say tonight when he opens up ‘WWE Friday Night SmackDown!’ tonight? Tonight, WWE Friday Night SmackDown! kicks off...

Sports

Jan 18, 2018; Stamford, CT, USA; WWE founder and chairman Vince McMahon poses for a portrait photo. McMahon announced that the XFL will re-launch...