Alexander Volkanovski: Another Max Holloway rematch ‘doesn’t really make sense’ right now

Maybe a trilogy fight will happen down the line, but right now, UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski isn’t interested in another immediate rematch against former titleholder Max Holloway. Twice Volkanovski (22-1 MMA, 9-0 UFC) has competed against Holloway (21-6 MMA, 17-6 UFC) – and twice he has won by decision. Despite UFC president Dana White […]

Dana White Won’t Rule Out Alexander Volkanovski-Max Holloway Trilogy Bout

Alexander Volkanovski might be 2-0 against Max Holloway, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the featherweight champion is free and clear of the rivalry. View full post on Recent News on

Dana White: ‘Hard to not’ consider booking Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 3 next

Alexander Volkanovski’s next challenger isn’t set, according to UFC president Dana White. However, in a recent interview with ESPN, White indicated it’ll be tough for the promotion not to go in the direction of a third fight against Max Holloway – especially considering that many other top contenders will be tied up over the next […]

Hot Tweets: What’s next for Jorge Masvidal, Max Holloway, and the featherweight division following UFC 251

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC This past weekend, UFC 251 went down, and with Kamaru Usman and Alexander Volkanovski retaining their titles against Jorge Masvidal and Max Holloway, respectively. (Petr Yan also claimed the vacant bantamweight title, but nobody asked any questions about him so, sorry, Pete). With their title dreams now dashed, let’s talk […]

Robbery Review: Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway at UFC 251

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Few things infuriate MMA fans more than a fight being scored incorrectly, though the term “robbery” tends to be thrown around carelessly and is often steeped in bias. With Robbery Review, we’ll take a look back at controversial fights and determine whether the judges were rightly criticized for their decision […]

Sportsbook gives ‘bad beat refunds’ to anyone who bet on Max Holloway winning at UFC 251

Online sportsbook FanDuel made a surprising announcement Monday that it’s refunding anyone who placed a bet on Max Holloway winning after his “controversial” split decision loss to Alexander Volkanovski in their featherweight title fight at UFC 251. Come again? You read that correctly: A sportsbook is giving back money (OK, site credit) to customers who […]

Dan Ige: Max Holloway Deserved to Beat Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 251

Dan Ige had a complicated rooting interest while viewing the featherweight title bout at UFC 251 this past Saturday. View full post on Recent News on

Max Holloway Urges Fans to Find Proper Perspective Following Controversial Defeat

Nobody was more disappointed in the final verdict of the UFC 251 co-main event than Max Holloway. View full post on Recent News on

Alexander Volkanovski Believes He Finished Max Holloway Chapter of Career at UFC 251

Alexander Volkanovski’s second triumph over Max Holloway wasn’t nearly as clear as the first, but the Australian champion put together a strong finish to earn a contentious split-decision triumph in the UFC 251 co-main event on Saturday night in Abu Dhabi. View full post on Recent News on

UFC 251 post-event facts: Even in defeat, Max Holloway makes history

The UFC’s biggest event of 2020 so far went own on Saturday with UFC 251, which took place at Flash Forum at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi and aired on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN. Three championship fights were featured on the card, but the main event occupied most of the attention with Kamaru Usman […]

UFC 251 live blog: Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images This is the UFC 251 live blog for Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway, the featherweight co-headliner for Saturday’s fight card at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Featherweight champ Alexander Volkanovski hopes to solidify his reign as champ after ending’s Holloway title reign this past December at UFC […]

UFC 251: Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway odds, picks and best bets

(Editor’s note: This post first appeared on Sportsbook Wire, part of the USA TODAY Network.) Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway tangle in a rematch for the featherweight title on the main card Saturday at UFC 251 at the UFC’s Fight Island facility on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. The prelims kick off at 6 p.m. ET […]

Unfiltered: Max Holloway and Brett Okamoto

Episode 409 features bold predictions, Zoom workouts, Phoenix Carnevale and more! Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

UFC 251 breakdown: Can Max Holloway take title back from Alexander Volkanovski?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the co-main event for UFC 251. UFC 251 takes place Saturday at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+. Alexander Volkanovski (21-1 MMA, 8-0 UFC) […]

Defining Fights: UFC 251 co-headliner Max Holloway

Former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway returns to action looking to bounce back from defeat and reclaim the 145-pound title. Holloway (21-5 MMA, 17-5 UFC) takes on Alexander Volkanovski, who defeated him at UFC 245 last December to capture the featherweight title in Las Vegas. Now the pair are set to meet again in an […]

Max Holloway Promises The Blessed Era Isn’t Done

Now that’s Max Holloway is being viewed as the underdog at UFC 251 he can’t wait to prove people wrong. Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Jon Anik: Alexander Volkanovski knew he’d have to beat Max Holloway twice

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images While much of the attention is on the new main event between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal, the lead play-by-play voice of the UFC is just as excited for the other two world title fights set for this Saturday night. Most notably, Jon Anik is fascinated by […]

Max Holloway: Alexander Volkanovski talking like a challenger instead of acting like the champ

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Max Holloway isn’t sure what to make of Alexander Volkanovski’s attitude heading into their rematch at UFC 251 on Saturday night. While the Australia-born featherweight enters the fight as the reigning and defending 145-pound champion, Holloway hasn’t seen that kind of confidence from his opponent in the lead up to the […]

Inspired by Khabib and Poirier, Max Holloway will auction off UFC 251 fight kit for Hawaii Foodbank

ABU DHABI – Following in the footsteps of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier, former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will auction off his UFC 251 fight kit for charity after Saturday’s fight. In a public service announcement posted Tuesday on Twitter, Holloway announced his decision to donate his kit to Hawaii Foodbank in an effort […]

Max Holloway Insists Zoom Training Isn’t a Hoax: ‘I Don’t Need Sparring’

While many fighters have found time to train with select sparring partners and coaches in person, Max Holloway did nothing of the sort in preparation for his rematch with Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 251 . View full post on Recent News on

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