Sport > Featured

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...
Read more ...

 

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...
Read more ...

 

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...
Read more ...

 

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...
Read more ...

 

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.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Featured      News      UFC      Videos      Breaking      Max Holloway      Video      World      Style      Alexander Volkanovski      Blue Corner      Calvin Kattar      UFC on ABC 1      MMA      Calvin Katta      Social  


UFC 259 discussion thread

UFC 259 discussion thread

LAS VEGAS - MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday's UFC 259 event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, which kicks off at 5:15 p.m. ET. You can discuss the event... Read more ...

March Madness bracket tracker: Updated list of automatic bids to 2021 NCAA...

March Madness bracket tracker: Updated list of automatic bids to 2021 NCAA Tournament

Here's the complete list of automatic bids for the 2021 NCAA Tournament as the March Madness bracket begins to come into focus. Read more ...

Capitals' Tom Wilson riles Bruins with 'predatory' hit that hospitalizes...

Capitals' Tom Wilson riles Bruins with 'predatory' hit that hospitalizes Brandon Carlo

Boston spent most of the night being incensed at the Washington forward. Read more ...

Kurashev scores in shootout, Blackhawks beat Lightning 4-3

Kurashev scores in shootout, Blackhawks beat Lightning 4-3

CHICAGO - Philipp Kurashev scored the only goal in a shootout and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Friday night. Read more ...

Cunane, No. 3 NC State top Virginia Tech 68-55 in ACCs

Cunane, No. 3 NC State top Virginia Tech 68-55 in ACCs

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Elissa Cunane scored a season-high 27 points with nine rebounds to help third-ranked North Carolina State beat Virginia Tech 68-55 in Friday's quarterfinals... Read more ...

'Miracle on Ice' star Mark Pavelich dies at treatment home

'Miracle on Ice' star Mark Pavelich dies at treatment home

MINNEAPOLIS - A member of the “Miracle on Ice” Olympic hockey team has died at a treatment center for mental illness. Read more ...

Denver Broncos place franchise tag on Justin Simmons again

Denver Broncos place franchise tag on Justin Simmons again

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Broncos safety Justin Simmons is the first NFL player to be franchise tagged in 2021. Read more ...

Sabres coach on hot seat; GM says team's play 'unacceptable'

Sabres coach on hot seat; GM says team's play 'unacceptable'

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Buffalo Sabres coach Ralph Krueger's status has been placed into question after first-year general manager Kevyn Adams called his underperforming team's play... Read more ...

California to let Major League Baseball, Disneyland reopen

California to let Major League Baseball, Disneyland reopen

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California officials are allowing people to attend Major League Baseball games and other sports, go to Disneyland and watch live performances in limited... Read more ...

Prosecutors won't pursue criminal charges against Von Miller

Prosecutors won't pursue criminal charges against Von Miller

DENVER - Prosecutors said Friday that Broncos star linebacker Von Miller won't face criminal charges following an investigation by police in a Denver suburb. Read more ...