Justin Gaethje wants to be the first person to knockout Max Holloway

Justin Gaethje shares his thoughts on fighting Max Holloway.

by Aryan Lakhani
Justin Gaethje wants to be the first person to knockout Max Holloway
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The new UFC BMF title holder, Justin Gaethje, will be defending his belt for the first time against Max Holloway. It is worth knowing that Max Holloway has never been knocked out in his UFC career! Justin Gaethje is a fighter with a high knockout rate, and he looks forward to disrupting Holloway’s record of never getting knocked out.

This fight promises to be super-entertaining and the winner could be a strong prospect to be a title challenger in the near future. Justin Gaethje is eagerly waiting to face Islam Makhachev; he is known as “The Highlight”, and in future matches, he must make every attempt to get ‘highlighted’ because he is waiting in line with tough competitors like Charles Oliveira and Arman Tsarukyan.

The UFC 300 main event is yet to be announced; Dana White shall soon disclose the matchup.

Justin Gaethje on facing Max Holloway

In a recent interview with ESPN, Justin Gaethje shared his thoughts on knocking out Max Holloway in their upcoming match.

“I have 25 wins and 20 knockouts. I’m pretty proud of that,” Gaethje said, as quoted by mmajunkie.usatoday.com. “That’s one thing that I tried to sustain throughout my career purposefully. So yeah, that’s something that I’m shooting for.

Same thing with Tony Ferguson. Nobody had ever finished him. I didn’t knock him out in a traditional way, but I certainly created enough damage for that fight to be rightfully stopped. I would rather not get there here (vs.

Holloway), I promise you that. This could be a war, a battle of attrition. If I can’t find him, if I can’t hurt him, then he never stops. He’s constantly creating angles and constantly creating pressure, and it could be a tough fight. If I can’t find his timing early, momentum is everything in there”.

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