A Classy Max Holloway Posts Statement On Loss To Dustin Poirier
The result didn’t go Max Holloway’s way in the UFC 236 main event. After a five round war, the Hawaiian lost the decision to the new UFC interim lightweight champion, Dustin Poirier.
The loss was ended the UFC featherweight’s 13 fight winning streak and was the first since his loss to Conor McGregor in 2013. But despite the end of the incredible winning streak, Holloway still posted a typical classy response to the loss, taking to Twitter in the last few hours to congratulate Poirier.
Following Holloway’s tweet, an equally classy Poirier, responded to the 145lbs champ.
It is expected that Holloway will now return back down to the featherweight division to defend his title. In the post fight press conference, UFC President Dana White said that he thought ‘Blessed’ should return to the 145lbs division.
White also confirmed that Poirier will now Khabib Nurmagomedov, probably in September.
Following the main event, McGregor and Khabib both tweeted about the fight, you can see those tweets here.