Chan Sung Jung sees himself as better matchup for Alexander Volkanovski than Max Holloway

Chan Sung Jung | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Chan Sung Jung wants another shot at the UFC featherweight title, and he’s convinced he’s capable of stopping the new champion’s reign. “The Korean Zombie” took care of business in his native South Korea, needing a little more than three minutes at UFC Busan to become just […]

Frankie Edgar: ‘I would absolutely take a fight against Alexander Volkanovski’

With the featherweight title changing hands at UFC 245, there’s suddenly a lot more on the line for Frankie Edgar. Edgar (23-7-1 MMA, 17-7-1 UFC) steps in on short notice this Saturday, when he takes on Chan Sung Jung (15-5 MMA, 5-2 UFC) in the UFC on ESPN+ 23 headliner in Busan, South Korea. The […]

USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Dec. 17: Welcome to the pound-for-pound list, Alexander Volkanovski

UFC 245 featured three massive title fights, so some of the biggest names in the sport were in action this past weekend, but many of them were already at the top of their divisions. UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and women’s double champ Amanda Nunes were already ranked No. 1 in the world, so their […]

Max Holloway Offers Classy Tribute to New UFC Champion Alexander Volkanovski

In recent years, Max Holloway has often been mentioned in the same breath with Jose Aldo as the greatest featherweight of all time. He might also be one of the classiest fighters to ever wear UFC gold. View full post on Recent News on

‘All Maxcess’: Max Holloway brings you backstage following his UFC 245 loss to Alexander Volkanovski

Few handle a loss better than Max Holloway. Holloway (21-5 MMA, 17-5 UFC) lost his featherweight title to Alexander Volkanovski via unanimous decision this past Saturday at UFC 245 in Las Vegas, putting an end to his 14-fight unbeaten streak at 145 pounds. And while 2019 may not have been his year, going 1-2, including a […]

UFC 245 Medical Suspensions: Usman, Covington, Volkanovski Facing Lengthy Layoffs

Some of the main components of this past Saturday’s UFC 245 card are facing potentially lengthy layoffs — including headliners Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington. View full post on Recent News on

UFC 245 Aftermath: Alexander Volkanovski is the new consensus greatest featherweight of all-time

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Coming into UFC 245, Alexander Volkanovski felt like the forgotten man of the card. The main card featured three title fights, including a heated grudge match between one of the biggest villains in the sport and his perfect foil, as well as the greatest female fighter of all-time defending one of […]

Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Usman, Volkanovski, Nunes after UFC 245?

After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next. With another night of UFC action in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look forward, put on a pair of Sean Shelby and Mick Maynard’s shoes, and play UFC matchmaker for UFC 245’s key winning fighters. Those wins including Kamaru Usman […]

New UFC Champ Volkanovski Plans to Prioritize Deserving Contenders Over Money Fights

Max Holloway seemed to be the UFC’s featherweight champion forever, but as is the case with all good things, they must come to an end at some point. View full post on Recent News on

Alexander Volkanovski believes Max Holloway deserves rematch

Alexander Volkanovski | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Newly crowned featherweight Alexander Volkanovski has a world of possibilities before him, and he’s open to making sure the previous champion is firmly in his rear view before moving on. Volkanovski won a five-round unanimous decision over Max Holloway in the co-main event of UFC 245 on Saturday […]

Max Holloway ‘ain’t no sore loser,’ but felt he won UFC 245 title fight vs. Alexander Volkanovski

LAS VEGAS – Despite suffering the most significant loss of his career, Max Holloway was in good spirits after dropping the featherweight title to Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 245. Volkanovski (21-1 MMA, 8-0 UFC) took a unanimous decision from Holloway (21-5 MMA, 17-5 UFC) in Saturday’s co-headliner, marking the Hawaiian’s first defeat at 145 pounds […]

Dana White interested in immediate Max Holloway vs. Alexander Volkanovski rematch after UFC 245

LAS VEGAS – Max Holloway might not have to fight his way back to a title shot. The Hawaiian fighter, who lost his UFC featherweight belt to Alexander Volkanovski on Saturday night at UFC 245, could be granted a chance to get the belt back in his next outing. At the post-fight news conference, UFC […]

Usman, Nunes Retain Championships; Volkanovski Dethrones Holloway at UFC 245

Kamaru Usman stops Colby Covington in the fifth round, defends welterweight crown in Las Vegas. View full post on Recent News on

Alexander Volkanovski: Jose Aldo was tougher style matchup than Max Holloway

LAS VEGAS – Alexander Volkanovski acknowledges the stiff test he has in front of him Saturday night. He greatly respects his UFC 245 opponent, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway. There’s no question. But just because Volkanovski (20-1 MMA, 7-0 UFC) views Holloway (21-4 MMA, 17-4 UFC) as a difficult task, doesn’t mean he sees him […]

Unfiltered Episode 350: Volkanovski, Moraes, Neal & Ferreira

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UFC 245 breakdown: Is Alexander Volkanovski the man to unseat Max Holloway as champ?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the co-main event for UFC 245. UFC 245 takes place Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN2 and early prelims on UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+. Max Holloway (21-4 MMA, 17-4 UFC) […]

Video: ‘UFC 245 Countdown’ for Max Holloway vs. Alexander Volkanovski

Did you miss the debut of “UFC 245 Countdown,” or just want to watch it again? Check out the main event preview now. The segment takes a special look at the featherweight fight between Max Holloway (21-4 MMA, 17-4 UFC) and Alexander Volkanovski (20-1 MMA, 7-0 UFC), which will let the winner claim he’s the […]

Video: Jose Aldo says loss to Alexander Volkanovski ‘hurt a lot more’ than Conor McGregor KO

RIO DE JANEIRO — Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo gives an update on his weight cut for UFC 245, which marks his debut in the bantamweight division against Marlon Moraes on Dec. 14, and explains why this is his “ideal” weight class in MMA. The Nova Uniao star also discusses his title aspirations, why […]

Video: UFC 245 Timeline: Max Holloway vs. Alexander Volkanovski

Max Holloway and Alexander Volkanovski | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Before UFC 245, see the path that led to Max Holloway’s next title defense against Alexander Volkanovski on Dec. 14 in Las Vegas. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Volkanovski Plans To Steal The Show At UFC 245

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