Tag: Max Holloway

Morning Report: Despite loss to Dustin Poirier, Max Holloway believes he’s still ‘in the mix’ at lightweight

By Jed Meshew@JedKMeshew MMAfighting.com At UFC 236 last month, Max Holloway challenged Dustin Poirier for the interim lightweight title. He came up short, losing a hard-fought unanimous decision. But just because he lost his first bid for a UFC lightweight championship, that doesn’t mean he’s done with the division forever. In fact, Holloway says he still sees […]

Interim UFC lightweight champ Dustin Poirier claims to have weighed 176 pounds against Max Holloway

By Lewis Mckeever@Mckeever89 Bloodyelbow.com Dustin Poirier was notably thicker than Max Holloway in their interim lightweight title bout at UFC 236, and ‘The Diamond’ admitted on social media that he weighed a whopping 176 pounds on fight night — that’s 21 pounds heavier than the 155-pound weight limit. The Diamond […]

Frankie Edgar responds to Alex Volkanovski, says UFC 240 title shot against Max Holloway ‘makes sense’

By Lewis Mckeever@Mckeever89 Bloodyelbow.com Not everybody is happy with Frankie Edgar’s title shot against reigning featherweight champion Max Holloway at UFC 240 — least of all Alexander Volkanovski. Edgar’s upcoming championship bout against Holloway will mark ‘The Answer’s’ third crack at the UFC featherweight title, and Volkanovski thinks the UFC is only […]

Alex Volkanovski predicts win over Jose Aldo at UFC 237, says he’s a ‘bad matchup’ for Holloway

By Milan Ordoñez@Mr_Ordonez Bloodyelbow.com Alexander Volkanovski has so far been on five-year win streak, with a 6-0 record in the UFC. This weekend, he will be taking on the biggest fight of his career against Jose Aldo at UFC 237. Fighting the former long-time featherweight champion in his hometown is something […]

Coach Mike Brown: Dustin Poirier’s win over Max Holloway will ‘propel him to another level’ ahead of Khabib fight

By Lewis Mckeever@Mckeever89 Badlefthook.com A lightweight title unification bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier is all but confirmed, and former WEC featherweight champion turned American Top Team head coach Mike Brown thinks Poirier is going to shock the world again. Poirier, a former UFC featherweight contender, was a considerable underdog […]

UFC 236 video: Shaquille O’Neal comforts Max Holloway’s son, Holloway gives gloves to Dustin Poirier

By MMA Fighting Newswire MMAfighting.com In this preview clip for the latest edition of “The Thrill and the Agony” showcasing the sights and sounds of UFC 236, get a closer look at Israel Adesanya and Kelvin Gastelum paying respect to each other, Adesanya getting props from Robbie Lawler and Kamaru Usman, Max Holloway’s son being comforted by Shaquille O’Neal and Dustin […]