Reporter Chamatkar Sandhu asked that very question of Dana White during the press conference following the UFC 220 weigh-ins. While White pondered the question, Max Holloway, who was on the stage promoting his own (eventually scrapped) fight, offered up his services.
"You've got a 145 champ that would gladly take that spot" Holloway remarked, noting that he'd be happy to move up to lightweight for the chance to fight Nurmagomedov and perhaps hold two belts simultaneously. "If you want to be the best, you've got to beat the best. And the best is Blessed, baby."
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