Max Holloway Responds To McGregor, Is Uncharacteristically Friendly With His Rival

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will no longer be fitting this weekend. In the wake of the recent news, UFC superstar Conor McGregor offered a quick message for the reigning title holder. Now Holloway has fired back with a response.

Max Holloway was initially set to put his title on the line in the co-main event of UFC 226 on Saturday, July 7. Undefeated rising challenger Brian Ortega was locked in for the highly anticipated live pay-per-view match up.

However, Holloway has since been removed from the card for reportedly suffering concussion-like symptoms. Taking to Twitter, former featherweight and former lightweight UFC champion Conor McGregor offered a respectful message to the fighter.

“My thoughts and my respect are with 145lb World Champion Max ‘Blessed’ Holloway.”

Now Holloway has returned with his response. Check it out below:

“Thank you champ champ. One of the best minds in this game said we win or learn. This is learning for me. Hope to see you back brother”

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