UFC 276 co-main event just went down and the world got to witness “The Great” Alexander Volkanovski show the world why he is the best featherweight in the game. The Australian fighter put an end to his rivalry against Max Holloway in the co-main event and shut all his haters up with a dominating performance.
Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway have been the best featherweight fighters in the division for the last 5 years. Three years ago the two met and Volkanovski dethroned Max to become the new champion of the division. Following up his win with an immediate rematch, a controversial win against Holloway saw Volkanovski making a successful title defense in 2020. A lot of fans and analysts downplayed Volkanovski’s win against Max in the second fight due to the judging controversy.
Volkanovski was all ready to put an end to the doubts and he sure did keep up his word. In the co-main event of UFC 276, in the T-Mobile arena filled with Holloway fans, Alexander silenced everyone with a dominating performance against his fierce rival to earn a win and make it 3-0 in their rivalry. Volkanovski was determined to etch his name in the history books as the greatest featherweight of all time and this win against Max would surely make many rate Volk as the GOAT.
Alexander’s unanimous decision victory against Max is the most one-sided decision this rivalry has seen. This just speaks to how good the featherweight champ has become over the years. The entire fight community was in awe of Alexander’s level of fighting and tweeted their reactions. Check out some of the MMA aces that reacted on Twitter below.
Twitter reactions to Alexander Volkanovski’s win over Holloway at UFC 276
What did you think of Volkanovski’s performance at UFC 276? Do you consider him as the greatest featherweight of all time?