This Tuesday, Dana White announced an impressive battle of UFC within a very short time, which quickly had an impact on networks. Then what has been a great 2020, despite the large and annoying losses as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, a 2021 of the same magnitude will undoubtedly come. Clearly it will be difficult to match what has happened this year, with retreats of legends, historical records and fights that will remain in eternity.
In this way, the leading Mixed Martial Arts company released that Max holloway (21-6 MMA, 17-6 CFU) and Calvin kattar (22-4 MMA, 6-2 UFC) is already official for 2021. Thus, both will be in charge of headlining the UFC Fight Night event on January 16. Of course, there are still details about the location, place and transmission, but everything else would be ready for them to collide with each other.
Calvin Kattar’s wish
«Those fights, the Yair against El Zabit and Ortega against Zombie, all have been programmed to fight before. Hopefully it happens, it will materialize soon. But otherwise it just leaves us to Max and me and it would be an honor to share the octagon with him. I consider him one of the GOATs in the division and a victory over him would be almost better than putting that belt around my waist, “was what he began by saying. Kattar long time.
In turn, he asserted: «So I feel that whoever defeats Max then he deserves a belt shot or at least gets the first few dibs so he leaves me and him a chance to make that fight happen. I’m playing. It would be great if we did, I know you are talking about a potential ‘Ultimate Fighter’, Max against myself would be great. You have a great name at Max, you have a promising prospect like me, and I think we could have a lot of fun with an opportunity like that. “
To close with your plans, Calvin kattar He also reported the following: “A guy like Maxlike I said, he’s one of the best to do it, there’s a lot of notoriety fighting a guy like that and you laugh there and add a guy like that to your resume he would do a lot for you so I’m chasing big moment opportunities, big victories and Max Holloway would be at the top of the list right now. “
Lineup confirmed for UFC event on January 16
Max holloway vs. Calvin kattar.
Brian Kelleher vs. Ricky Simon.
Jacob Kilburn vs. Austin Lingo.
Tim Elliott vs. Jordan Espinosa.
Carlos Felipe vs. Justin Tafa.