Justin Gaethje scares after predicting dramatic ending in duel against Max Holloway at UFC 300

Holder of the BMF title, North American plans gala performance over compatriot; event takes place on April 13

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J. Gaethje and M. Holloway face each other in UFC 300. Photo: Reproduction/Montage SL

Scheduled to defend BMF title at UFC 300, Justin gaethje demonstrates a desire to live up to his status as the organization's 'toughest' athlete in the face of Max Holloway. Despite having no feeling of rivalry against the Hawaiian, the former lightweight title challenger (up to 70,3kg) predicts that the doctor will need to intervene in his fight to save his opponent on April 13th.

“I'm going to finish Max off. He shouldn't go out in the traditional way, but I think I'll do enough damage that the doctor will have to stop (the fight)”, declared Gaethje in a UFC promotional video.


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Known for his aggressive style during combat, Justin gaethje has 19 knockouts in his career, six of which in Ultimate. In his last appearance, the North American defeated Dustin poirier in the second round after delivering a violent kick to his opponent's head, immediately taking him to the canvas.

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Justin gaethje knocked out Dustin poirier No. UFC 291 (Photo: Instagram/UFC)


Moreover, Max Holloway he only lost once via the fast track in 32 fights. On that occasion, the athlete was submitted by Dustin poirier in his debut fight in the organization. Since then, there have been six setbacks in the judges' decision.

In a duel valid for the BMF title, Gaethje and Holloway will face each other on April 13, on the main card of UFC 300. Justin is currently considered a big favorite for the fight.


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