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Unfiltered: Max Holloway and Brian Ortega

 

UFC Featherweight champion Max "Blessed" Holloway joins Jim and Matt in-studio to talk about his UFC 226 fight against Brian Ortega, fighting up at Lightweight eventually, what kept him from fighting Khabib at UFC 223, wanting to fight the best guys in the world, and much more. Then, Brian "T-City" Ortega calls in and discusses what he thinks Max's gameplan will be against him, adapting to his opponent's style over the course of a fight, surfing, and more. Plus, the guys talk about Rashad Evans's retirement from MMA, and Matt presents another Movie Minute featuring The Incredibles 2.
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Max on wanting to fight Khabib at MSG in


Max tells the UFC to find the best guy and let him fight him


Max on being willing to take the fight anywhere it goes


Max on Brian Ortega's jiu-jitsu


Brian on his MMA BJJ


Brian on how he'll deal with a 5-round fight


Brian can feel the excitement in the crowd when he goes for a submission