Zabit Magomedsharipov: ‘I think I fully deserve the title fight’ against Holloway vs. Volkanovski winner 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Six UFC wins is enough for Zabit Magomedsharipov to believe he should be in line for the next shot at the featherweight title. On Saturday in his native Russia, Magomedsharipov earned a unanimous decision against Calvin Kattar after showcasing a diverse and creative striking offense over three rounds. While it may […]

Max Holloway will ‘100 percent’ eventually return to the lightweight division 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Max Holloway came up short in his bid to become interim lightweight champion earlier this year, but a lone setback isn’t going to deter him from his ultimate goal to win a second UFC title in the future. Back in April, the reigning featherweight king moved up to 155 pounds and […]

Video: Alexander Volkanovski explains why he’s a ‘terrible’ matchup for UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting MELBOURNE, Australia — Alexander Volkanovski has been waiting for his chance to finally challenge UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway but with the date now set for December, he explains why he’s so confident heading into the fight where so many past opponents have failed. Volkanovski also details how beating Holloway is […]

UFC featherweight title or avenge loss to Max Holloway? Brian Ortega wants both

MEXICO CITY – Had things turned out differently, Brian Ortega might have been fighting Saturday. But the featherweight contender says he’s making sure all his business is in order before resuming his quest for martial arts greatness in the UFC. Ortega (14-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) said at one point there was a chance he could […]

Brian Ortega explains necessary adjustments in training following loss to Max Holloway: ‘It was time for a change’

MEXICO CITY — Following a loss to featherweight champion Max Holloway last year, Brian Ortega knew he needed to make some changes to his training camp as he prepared for his comeback. Now, the former title contender discusses what adjustments were made, and how that course correction will put him back on the path towards […]

Dustin Poirier vs. Max Holloway full fight video

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting To earn his shot at Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242, Dustin Poirier first had to go through reigning featherweight champion Max Holloway in an interim lightweight title fight back in April. Ahead of the card this Saturday in Abu Dhabi, take a look at Poirier’s performance as he took on Holloway […]

Dana White: Max Holloway vs. Alexander Volkanovski ‘not happening’ at UFC 243

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Australian fans hoping for a featherweight title fight at UFC 243 will be disappointed to hear that Max Holloway vs. Alexander Volkanovski won’t be happening in October. On Thursday, UFC president Dana White officially shut down any possibility that Holloway would return to defend his title against Volkanovski at the upcoming […]

Making the Grade: UFC 240: Holloway vs. Edgar

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting UFC 240 wasn’t the most hyped pay-per-view of the year, but the card from Edmonton still managed to showcase another stellar performance from featherweight champion Max Holloway as well as Cris Cyborg getting back in the win column following her first loss in more than a decade. Holloway out dueled Frankie […]

Alexander Volkanovski Believes He Has Necessary Tools to Defeat Max Holloway

Alexander Volkanovski was on the sidelines watching Max Holloway beat Frankie Edgar by decision at UFC 240. Now, the expectation is that the Hawaiian will defend his featherweight crown against the Aussie later this year. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Max Holloway Open to Fighting Volkanovski in October Pending Conversation with His Doctors and Coaches

Max Holloway solidified himself as perhaps the greatest featherweight of all time with his emphatic five-round unanimous decision victory over former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar at UFC 240 on Saturday, and he’s already plotting his next title defense. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

At UFC 240, Max Holloway, Frankie Edgar (and sons) showed the very best of MMA

Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC Bruce Buffer was still in the midst of announcing Max Holloway as the winner of last night’s UFC main event when the reigning featherweight champion attempted a noble gesture. He and his challenger Frankie Edgar had shared a quick embrace, and as they separated, Holloway grabbed Edgar’s lift wrist, […]

Max Holloway Wants to Be a Legend, but Jose Aldo ‘Still the Man’ at Featherweight

Aside from a decision loss to Dustin Poirier at lightweight in April, Max Holloway has been nearly invincible inside the Octagon — and Saturday night was no different. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC 240 post-event facts: Max Holloway makes more history

The UFC made its return to Canada on Saturday with UFC 240, which went down at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, with a main card that aired on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass. In the main event, Max Holloway (21-4 MMA, 17-4 UFC) retained his UFC featherweight title once again with […]

Max Holloway not ready to commit to Alexander Volkanovski fight at UFC 243 just yet

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway wants to fight again in 2019 but he’s not quite ready to commit to a quick turnaround to face Alexander Volkanovski in October. Holloway defended his title for the third time on Saturday night with a unanimous decision victory over Frankie Edgar. While he seemed to […]

Max Holloway Remains King of Featherweight Mountain in UFC 240 Main Event

Max Holloway takes unanimous decision from Frankie Edgar to retain his UFC featherweight championship. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Max Holloway wants medical tests before committing to Alexander Volkanovski fight

EDMONTON – Max Holloway wants to look out for his health before committing to his next fight after defending his UFC featherweight title against Frankie Edgar on Saturday at UFC 240. Holloway (21-4 MMA, 17-4 UFC) beat Edgar (23-7-1 MMA, 17-7-1 UFC) by unanimous decision to mark his third title defense, and it didn’t take long […]

Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar full fight video highlights

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Watch Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar full fight video highlights from UFC 240’s main event above, courtesy of UFC. UFC 239: Holloway vs. Edgar took place July 27 at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway (21-4) squared off against Frankie Edgar (23-7-1) in the main event, […]

Conor McGregor, Max Holloway or Jose Aldo: Who’s the greatest UFC featherweight champ of all time?

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will look to make his third successful title defense Saturday night when he meets Frankie Edgar in the main event of UFC 240. Holloway, who’s just 27, is coming off a loss in his last fight, a failed bid at the interim lightweight in a rematch with Dustin Poirier, to […]

Alexander Volkanovski: ‘I’m going to be an absolute nightmare’ for Max Holloway if he struggles against Frankie Edgar

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Alexander Volkanovski wishes he was fighting in the UFC 240 main event this weekend but rather than sulk about a missed opportunity, he’s going to put himself front and center to challenge the winner of Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar. Coming off a win over former champion Jose Aldo in his […]

Watch every Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar faceoff, spanning three bookings over 662 days

Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar will finally share the octagon Saturday at UFC 240. And quite frankly, it’s about time. Holloway (20-4 MMA, 16-4 UFC) is set to put his featherweight title on the line against Edgar (23-6-1 MMA, 17-6-1 UFC) in the event headliner, and it marks the end of a long road to […]

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