UFC Fighter Max Holloway is a Fan of Nadeshot’s LA Thieves in the Call of Duty League

Published 02/10/2021, 6:30 AM EST


Crossovers between different sports has been quite normal in today’s world. Famous entities from different sports and athletic expertise often come together to give their fans a memorable moment. It looks like Nadeshot’s LA thieves has found an admirer in top UFC Featherweight fighter Max Holloway ahead of Call of Duty League (CDL).

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So far, the UFC has seen sporting celebrities like NFL Champion Tom Brady and NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal making an appearance. It would serve as a yet another amazing crossover if the UFC star appeared in CDL 2021.

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Nadeshot has found a powerful ally in Max

It is well known among the gaming community that Max loves Call of Duty franchise. The elite combat sport athlete runs a stream of his own and has amassed a massive following. He is a massive fan of Call of Duty’s Battle Royale title Warzone, that he plays daily.

After a hiatus of a year, the CDL is aiming to make a comeback in a few days. The tournament will feature top names of the region, including Nadeshot’s LA Thieves. The UFC star recently took to Twitter to extend his support for the team ahead of the big tournament.

100 Thieves member Tommey expressed his admiration for the superstar as he responded to his aforementioned tweet. The superstar immediately responded to Tommey and the interaction must have overjoyed Nadeshot.

It is a superb sight to see two massive entities coming together like that with CDL is around the corner. The league has seen its fair share of controversy in recent history, but all will be forgotten when the main event commences. The tournament will showcase an opening event from Feb 11 to Feb 14. Meanwhile, further details are undisclosed.

Twitter reacts Max and 100thieve’s Tommy’s conversation

LA thieves took this oppurtinity offer its reaction on the thread. With UFC star in its corner, the team has set its sight on achieving CDL glory.

Memes around Max have been doing its round in the MMA community. It is safe to say the Esports community has also picked up on the same, following the UFC fighter’s career best performance in his last outing.

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Former 2-time CDL world champion and the coach of LA Thieves Jordan Kaplan also offered his reaction.

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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and has been professionally writing since 2016 and has worked across many fields. He regularly keeps tabs on a wide range of professional esports like Dota 2, Valorant, CS and fighting games. He has been an ardent gamer since his childhood, and became a defender of the ancients in Dota 2 during his college days.

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