Max Holloway News

Nov 18, 2017 6:58 am

Ricardo Lamas Thinks He Should Be Fighting Holloway at UFC 218

Frankie Edgar challenging Max Holloway was a fight everyone wanted to see. The two somehow haven’t fought yet and Edgar — along with Chad Mendes — were perpetually switching out for the second best featherweight in the world next to Jose Aldo. When an injury forced him out of his third chance at the title at UFC...

Nov 17, 2017 12:56 pm

VIDEO | Max Holloway is Dropping a Must-See Shirt Inspired by Tupac

It is what it is! Dropping soon! @moskova pic.twitter.com/cCliKDFnfA — Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) November 17, 2017 Fresh off the heels of the announcement of his rematch with Jose Aldo, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will drop a shirt thanks to a collaboration with Moskova. When Frankie Edgar unfortunately had to pull out of the initial...

Nov 17, 2017 10:50 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan Praises ‘Straight Up Killer’ Max Holloway For Jose Aldo Rematch

After Frankie Edgar was forced to back out of his fight with Max Holloway at UFC 218, all of us were devastated. It’s a fight that we somehow haven’t seen in Holloway’s career, fresh off the heels of the Hawaiian’s dominant performance against former featherweight king Jose Aldo. That was, until we found out it...

Nov 16, 2017 3:13 pm

Frankie Edgar Gives His Pick for Max Holloway vs Jose Aldo II at UFC 219

Frankie Edgar had to pull out of his title fight with Max Holloway at UFC 218, but a rematch against Jose Aldo isn’t bad at all for a late replacement. Of course, Edgar would rather it be him, but a broken orbital in training forced him out of the bout. For now, he is back...

Nov 15, 2017 12:12 pm

VIDEO | Cub Swanson Will Become a Free Agent After UFC Fresno

The UFC featherweight title lottery is finally over after Frankie Edgar was forced to bow out of the fight. Max Holloway will defend his belt at UFC 218 against the same man he took it away from at UFC 212: Jose Aldo. For awhile, it looked like Cub Swanson was the clear choice to step...

Nov 14, 2017 10:17 am

Frankie Edgar Talks His ‘F-cking Bummer’ of an Injury and his Return

Max Holloway defending his new strap against Frankie Edgar is something everyone was waiting for. Somehow, amid the 11 fighters Holloway took out on his quest for the belt, he never ran into him. Unfortunately, as Edgar geared up for his third shot at the belt and his first fight with Holloway, an injured orbital...

Nov 13, 2017 11:10 am

Max Holloway opens up on surprise rematch with Jose Aldo: “hopefully he kicks more”

Originally, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was expected to battle long-time contender Frankie Edgar in the main event of UFC 218 this December 2. Unfortunately, Edgar was forced out of this fight with an injury, which jumpstarted an immediate search for a replacement opponent. After a brief search and plenty of guesses as to who...

Nov 11, 2017 10:35 am

Breaking! Max Holloway gets a new opponent for UFC 218

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway gets a new opponent and will still be defending his title at UFC 218 on December 2 in Detroit, Michigan. MMA Fighting confirms that “Blessed” has agreed to fight Jose Aldo at the highly anticipated event. OFFICIAL: Jose Aldo steps in for Frankie Edgar, will take on Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA)...

Nov 9, 2017 5:04 pm

BREAKING | Max Holloway’s Manager Reveals Four Names in the Running for UFC 218

News hit last night that Frankie Edgar unfortunately had to drop out of his title fight with Max Holloway at UFC 218 because of a facial injury that requires surgery. Immediately there was an incredible swarm of fighters coming out to try and take advantage of Edgar’s misfortune. Cub Swanson was the first on the...

Nov 8, 2017 6:07 pm

BREAKING | Max Holloway Releases Statement on Frankie Edgar and UFC 218

We were hit tonight with a speeding comet of bad news for UFC 218. Max Holloway was set to defend his unified UFC featherweight title for the first time after conquering former divisional king Jose Aldo, but Frankie Edgar suffered an injury to his face and had to pull out of the match-up. Don’t worry...

Nov 8, 2017 5:16 pm

Both Ricardo Lamas and Jose Aldo Want Max Holloway at UFC 218 Instead

The big story tonight is Frankie Edgar having to pull out of his fight with Max Holloway. It would have been the third time that Edgar would challenge for the UFC featherweight title, but now the gold has slipped away from his grasp once again. He’ll have to wait and heal up before his fight...

Nov 8, 2017 4:51 pm

BREAKING | Frankie Edgar Releases Statement on UFC 218 Removal

We’re still trying to catch our breath from hearing the news. Frankie Edgar finally got another shot at UFC featherweight gold in a super hyped scrap with Max Holloway at UFC 218. Unfortunately, it’s not going to happen. Edgar has to undergo surgery due to an injury to his face and had to pull-out of...

Nov 8, 2017 4:11 pm

Cub Swanson Wastes No Time Trying To Fill in For Frankie Edgar at UFC 218

The news that Frankie Edgar had to pull-out of his UFC 218 fight with Max Holloway has just hit and there is bound to be a tsunami of featherweight fighters jumping at the shot to step in. Edgar will have to undergo face surgery, forcing him out of his shot at the title, meanwhile Cub...

Nov 8, 2017 3:23 pm

BREAKING | Frankie Edgar Is Out of UFC 218 Due to an Injury

Are you sitting down? If you’re not, you may want to and grab some Kleenex while you’re at it. Just when you thought it was safe to get on the internet, the MMA world gets some heartbreaking news. Former UFC featherweight challenger Frankie Edgar is out of his fight with Max Holloway at UFC 218....

Oct 27, 2017 6:49 am

VIDEO | Max Holloway Surprises His Mom With a New Truck

Max Holloway came back like a man possessed after losing a decision to Conor McGregor early in his career. He hasn’t lost since. Holloway miraculously knocked off each and every contender that the UFC put in front of him, until he was no longer denied a shot at a belt. Now that he’s dethroned the...

Oct 12, 2017 11:42 am

The UFC Asked Max Holloway About Fighting Conor McGregor at Lightweight

A fight that could be more important than Max Holloway’s win over Jose Aldo is fast approaching in December. He’ll be defending the title for the first time against Frankie Edgar on a stacked Detroit event, the guy that everyone said Conor McGregor avoided while he was at featherweight. However, the UFC may have had...

Oct 10, 2017 12:28 pm

Max Holloway Geeks Out About ‘Greatest of All Time’ Demetrious Johnson

Okay, we have to talk about what Demetrious Johnson did at UFC 216. By now, even your parents and friends who have never watched the UFC had to have sent you the video on Facebook screaming, ‘Did you see this?!’. Of course you did. Mighty Mouse catapulted Ray Borg up into the air and then...

Oct 4, 2017 4:56 pm

Max Holloway Opens as a Favorite Against Frankie Edgar for UFC 218

Now that the bout that we said was slated for UFC 218 is official, we can finally start drooling over Frankie Edgar fighting Max Holloway for real. It’s an incredible match-up and a true test for the new featherweight champion. Jose Aldo is the only man in the division who has ever beat Edgar, with...

Oct 4, 2017 10:46 am

Conor McGregor Gives Props to Max Holloway and Would Fight Him at Lightweight

On Friday last week, Conor McGregor made his first major public appearance since his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. We didn’t learn much from the man, other than he has options open to pretty much fight anyone he wants to in his UFC return, but we already knew that. Out of the about seven names...

Oct 3, 2017 6:56 pm

Breaking! Frankie Edgar vs. Max Holloway set for UFC 218 in Detroit

The first title defense of new UFC featherweight king Max Holloway will go down at UFC 218, this December 2 in Detroit, Michigan. The bout was first reported to be in the works by our own Chris Taylor, a title fight pitting Holloway against former UFC lightweight champ and two-time featherweight title challenger Frankie Edgar...

Oct 1, 2017 6:47 am

Max Holloway has a prediction for a possible rematch with Conor McGregor

On Friday night, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor touched down in Glasgow, Scotland for an illuminating Q&A session. One of the most interesting revelations from this event arose when McGregor began discussing reigning featherweight champion Max Holloway, who he defeated back in 2013. While McGregor shared his belief that he should still be considered the...

Sep 19, 2017 9:53 am

Max Holloway Believes He May Fight Frankie Edgar Before End of 2017

Over the years, Max Holloway has fought tooth and nail to prove he’s the best 145-er in the world. After losing to Conor McGregor, he’s gone on an obscene 11-fight win streak over everyone the UFC threw at him. His righteous onslaught culminated with finishing Jose Aldo at UFC 212, unifying the featherweight titles and...

Sep 14, 2017 5:09 pm

VIDEO | Max Holloway Schools WWE’s Big E in EA Sports UFC 2

If for some reason you’ve been living under a gaming rock for the last three years, you should know that Demetrious Johnson streams video games on Twitch pretty much every single day. What you may not know, if that Max Holloway is out there owning newbs on Twitch as well. That’s right, when he’s not...

Sep 14, 2017 1:49 pm

UFC brass and Max Holloway at a standstill for first featherweight title defense

Hawaii’s Max Holloway is the new king of the 145-pound featherweight division. In the same division where Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo once held the throne, the product of Waianae is bringing the world on board the “Blessed” train. With defeating Aldo at UFC 212 to become the undisputed UFC featherweight champion, Holloway says he...

Sep 6, 2017 6:35 am

Report: Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar title fight in the works for UFC 218

The first title defense of new UFC featherweight king Max Holloway could go down at UFC 218, this December 2 in Detroit, Michigan. According to our own Chris Taylor, a title fight pitting Holloway against former UFC lightweight champ and two-time featherweight title challenger Frankie Edgar is in the works for the anticipated December card....

Aug 30, 2017 10:14 am

Paulie Malignaggi received a clear warning from another UFC champion

Former boxing champion Paulie Malignaggi is no fan of UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor. After joining the Irishman’s camp to help him prepare for Floyd Mayweather Jr., he abruptly stormed out, feeling that he’d been unfairly represented by the champ and his team. Since then, Malignaggi has repeatedly berated McGregor in interviews and on social...

Aug 17, 2017 9:10 am

Max Holloway Calls Out McGregor For Saying He’s Still Featherweight Champ

The UFC did everything they could to stop Max Holloway. People have fought less talent and received a title shot, but Holloway was never that lucky. Whether it was just the draw of the cards, or the UFC stalling to see how the featherweight division lives without Conor McGregor, they put opponent after opponent in...