Tag: Max Holloway

Max Holloway still believes Jose Aldo is the greatest featherweight ever: ‘I’m chasing him’

Max Holloway successfully defended his UFC title Saturday night at UFC 231. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Max Holloway returned to the Octagon after a tough year to defend his featherweight belt in the main event of UFC 231 in Toronto, and scored an impressive victory over previously unbeaten Brian Ortega on Saturday night. Scoring the fourth […]

Max Holloway: At 155, Khabib Nurmagomedov fight ‘might excite me the most’

By Marc Raimondi@marc_raimondi   Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Dana White wants Max Holloway to move up to lightweight. In that division, there are no shortage of potentially amazing matchups. There’s Conor McGregor, the last man to beat Holloway back in 2013. There’s Tony Ferguson, whose frenetic style would pair dazzlingly well with the Hawaiian. And then there’s […]

UFC 231 bonuses: Max Holloway claims $100,000; Brian Ortega, Thiago Santos $50,000

By Dave Doyle@davedoylemma   Esther Lin, MMA Fighting What Max Holloway showed at UFC 231 can’t just be contained with one post-fight bonuses. The UFC featherweight champion not only engaged in a memorable battle with the previously undefeated Brian Ortega in Saturday night’s main event, but he reminded everyone just what we’ve missed during his year away from […]

UFC 231 weigh-in results: Max Holloway makes weight, title fight with Brian Ortega is official

By Dave Doyle@davedoylemma  Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The second time was the charm for the Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega fight. The highly anticipated matchup of two of the finest young stars in mixed martial arts is now official for Saturday night at UFC 231 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. Holloway, the UFC featherweight champion, […]