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After UFC on ABC 1 win, Max Holloway wants in on Khabib Nurmagomedov sweepstakes

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

ABU DHABI - Max Holloway is throwing his name into the hat.
Following his dominant UFC on ABC 1 unanimous decision win over Calvin Kattar , Holloway expressed interest in serving as a backup fighter for the UFC 257 pay-per-view next Saturday.
UFC lightweight contenders Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler, and Dan Hooker are all set to compete at the event - four of the five competitors Nurmagomedov recently expressed potential interest in coming out of retirement to fight.
While Holloway wants to be in the discussion, UFC president Dana White, on the other hand, is less keen...
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Dana White after UFC on ABC 1: Alexander Volkanovski can't deny Max Holloway deserves trilogy

Dana White after UFC on ABC 1: Alexander Volkanovski can't deny Max Holloway deserves trilogy

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

ABU DHABI - Max Holloway has earned it.
Holloway defeated Calvin Kattar in lopsided fashion at UFC on ABC 1 - and according to his boss, Dana White, he's done enough to deserve a third crack at UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski .
“I think we have to ,” White told reporters, including MMA Junkie, during Saturday's post-fight news conference. “I think we have to. I mean, when you're the champion, you have the top five guys in the world gunning at you. When you're the No. 1 contender in the world, you've got the top 10 guys in the world. Sometimes, No. 8 is more dangerous than...
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Max Holloway showboated Muhammad Ali style during his UFC on ABC 1 masterpiece

Max Holloway showboated Muhammad Ali style during his UFC on ABC 1 masterpiece

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

How dominant was Max Holloway in his UFC on ABC 1 main event against Calvin Kattar? Well, the scorecards of 50-43, 50-43, 50-42 in the former UFC featherweight champion's favor paint a pretty accurate picture.
And yet, somehow, that still doesn't tell the entire story.
Holloway didn't just dominate the fight , but he did so with the specific brand of fiery Hawaiian flare that has made him such a fan favorite over the years.
Nowhere was this more apparent than during the fifth round. Kattar, if nothing else, showed classic Boston toughness and obstinance in taking a vicious beating, staying...
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Max Holloway and the Real Winners and Losers from UFC on ABC 1

Max Holloway and the Real Winners and Losers from UFC on ABC 1

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

On Saturday afternoon, the UFC promoted its first event of 2021-which also happened to mark the promotion's debut on the ABC network...
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Twitter reacts to Max Holloway's masterclass win over Calvin Kattar at UFC on ABC 1

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Max Holloway returned to the win column on Saturday when he beat fellow contender Calvin Katta r in the UFC on ABC 1 main event.
Holloway earned the first headlining victory on network television during the UFC's Disney era when he shut down Kattar by incredibly one-sided unanimous decision in Abu Dhabi. With the win, the former champ snapped a two-fight losing skid, both of which came in title fights to Alexander Volkanovski.
Check below for the top Twitter reactions to Holloway's victory over Kattar at UFC on ABC 1.
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