“Daniel You Need to Slow Down Brother” – Max Holloway On Daniel Cormier’s ‘Chicken Fingers’ Video

Published 11/11/2021, 12:15 PM EST


Max Holloway will be back in action this week. The former UFC featherweight champion will take on Yair Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night 197. Holloway returns to action for the first time since January 2021, and fans are excited to see him back in the mix.

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In the lead-up to the fight, while talking to the media, Holloway was asked about Daniel Cormier. DC was recently seen at an NBA game, feasting on chicken fingers. He was seen talking with someone while having a box full of them placed squarely on his lap.

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While talking about it, Holloway said, “Brother, oh my gosh man. I saw Danny eating chicken fingers. I saw him eating popcorn. He told me he went to the Dr. Pepper headquarters, and they gave him some special ingredient one.”

“I’m like, Daniel, you need to slow down, brother. I told you, any weight, anytime, but come on man, let’s be reasonable. I’m telling you, he’s gonna just lay and prey on me,” he added.

Max Holloway and Daniel Cormier have always shared a great bond, and keep trolling each other.

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The relationship between Max Holloway and Daniel Cormier

The feud between the two goes way back to them, trying to fight for the title of Daddest Man on the Planet. Chiefly, Holloway, in an interview, said that he thinks of Cormier as his big brother and he is just gonna keep poking the bear. He also said, “Just because you sneeze and throw out your back doesn’t make you the ‘Daddest Man On The Planet.'”

This got an immediate reply from the former two-division UFC champion. In his response, he said, This is it, I’ve had enough. Me vs @BlessedMMA send me the date and location Holloway. I’m already 1-0 against you since I won the madden game.”

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Both of them have continued the banter since then and the fans also seem to enjoy it.

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What do you make of the trolling between the two? Who, according to you, is the Daddest Man on the Planet? Let us know in the comments!

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Arunaditya Aima

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Arunaditya is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Multimedia Journalism from IIJNM, Arunaditya aspires to be an important voice in the world of MMA and interview the likes of Jon Jones, Conor McGregor, Amanda Nunes, and other such superstars of the sport. He has followed the sport for over a decade and is an ardent fan of Georges St-Pierre, who he believes is the greatest of all time.

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