Max Holloway News

Jan 18, 2018 9:01 am

Max Holloway Hits Frankie Edgar With a Daily Double in a Hilarious Jeopardy Dig

There’s a huge fight card coming up this weekend, but don’t neither fighter involved in the main event at UFC 222 are going to let you forget that they’re a couple of months away. Max Holloway was quick to cleverly use Frankie Edgar’s ‘The Answer’ nickname in interviews and Edgar countered that he indeed had...

Jan 13, 2018 9:14 am

VIDEO | Max Holloway Willing to Fight Khabib Nurmagomedov For His Legacy

No doubt Max Holloway is game for anything. When Frankie Edgar was forced to pull out of their fight at UFC 218, he was willing to step up to lightweight to stay on the card to fight Tony Ferguson or anyone else who was up for a scrap. If there was still some question about...

Jan 10, 2018 9:24 am

Hawaii Tourism Authority Meeting the UFC in Las Vegas to Plan UFC Hawaii

As soon as Max Holloway beat Jose Aldo once again, he jumped right back on the fight to bring the UFC to Hawaii. Just like the pressure fighter he is in the Octagon, he isn’t letting up at all. It looks like he’s finally chipping away at both sides because it looks like things are...

Jan 9, 2018 5:19 pm

Frankie Edgar Feels like his UFC 222 Title shot is “Meant to Be”

The plan for UFC 218 wasn’t always for it to be headlined by a Max Holloway vs Jose Aldo rematch. Initially, it was Holloway set to defend for the first time against former UFC Lightweight champion and two time Featherweight title challenger, Frankie Edgar. Unfortunately, Edgar ended up breaking his orbital bone in training and...

Jan 9, 2018 2:59 pm

VIDEO | Max Holloway Calls Out EA Sports UFC on Twitter

Promote. Perform. Become The 🐐 in Career Mode. #EAUFC3 Champions Edition 👉 https://t.co/EOAhzJQISd pic.twitter.com/2ZSfNP6Qux — EA SPORTS UFC (@EASPORTSUFC) January 9, 2018 We all know that the next fight for Max Holloway is a UFC featherweight title defense against Frankie Edgar, but today he was feuding with EA Sports UFC’s Twitter account. They just dropped...

Jan 9, 2018 10:43 am

Max Holloway Willing to See if Frankie Edgar Has ‘Answers’ For Him

Suddenly, it’s UFC 218 déjà vu all over again. Max Holloway was supposed to defend his UFC featherweight title against Frankie Edgar, but instead he went back-to-back against Jose Aldo. Not wasting any time, Holloway is determined to keep his promise of fighting every contender in line. His fight with Edgar has been re-booked for...

Jan 8, 2018 3:54 pm

Report: Max Holloway set to defend featherweight title at UFC 222 in March

It looks like UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will return to defend his featherweight title at UFC 222, which takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 3. According to a report by MMA Junkie’s Simon Samano, Holloway is set to take on former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar. MMA Junkie reported that a “person...

Dec 26, 2017 8:12 am

Max Holloway is Named Rolling Stone’s 2017 Fighter of the Year

It’s difficult to narrow down a clear-cut ‘Fighter of the Year’ for 2017. We’ve seen so many amazing things happen and were blindsided by curve ball after curve ball. It just epitomized how unpredictable this combat game is and that no one is safe, no matter how high the perch. If you’re opening up the...

Dec 23, 2017 7:30 am

Max Holloway Gives Props to the New Featherweight Contenders

Back at UFC Fresno and UFC Winnipeg, there were some pivotal moments in the UFC’s featherweight division. Undefeated Brian Ortega came in cool, calm, and collected and it paid off. He finished Cub Swanson in the second round with a guillotine choke, making it so the UFC could no longer deny him a shot at...

Dec 12, 2017 8:05 am

Max Holloway Passionately Campaigns to Bring UFC to Hawaii

Now that Max Holloway has cemented his reign as the new featherweight king, ushering in the Blessed Era, he focuses his eyes on a new accomplishment. Holloway’s mission statement now as UFC champion is to continue as an even stronger ambassador to his homeland and to finally bring UFC to Hawaii. It looks like his...

Dec 7, 2017 9:44 am

Joe Rogan thoughtfully reasons his pick for ‘the best 145er ever’

Many fans enjoy hearing Joe Rogan’s opinion on topics that go far beyond fighting and mixed martial arts. This is why the UFC commentator and comedian’s podcast is so popular. Speaking with Bellator heavyweight Justin Wren on his recent JRE MMA Show podcast episode, Rogan touched on UFC 218, which took place over the weekend...

Dec 5, 2017 11:22 am

Max Holloway Broke 3 Records at UFC 218 and That’s Just The Beginning

When Max Holloway told us this was the ‘Blessed Era’, he wasn’t just talking, everything he’s done up until this point has been an effort to prove it. How can you not respect this guy? He stacked up a ridiculous winning streak before culminating his journey by beating Jose Aldo for the undisputed featherweight title....

Dec 5, 2017 11:06 am

Max Holloway chimes in on his social media squabble with Conor McGregor

Max Holloway didn’t blink twice to give Jose Aldo an immediate rematch after his originally scheduled UFC 218 featherweight title fight matchup with Frankie Edgar fell through. Holloway repeated his success against Aldo in their rematch over the weekend in nearly the same fashion, finishing who he considers one of the greatest fighters of all...

Dec 3, 2017 6:23 pm

Max Holloway pays big respect to Jose Aldo and Brazil

Max Holloway successfully defended his UFC featherweight title against Jose Aldo at UFC 218 on Saturday night. The two met in an immediate rematch with Frankie Edgar having to pull out of the originally scheduled title fight against Holloway due to an injury. Just like their first fight at UFC 212 in June, Holloway finished...

Dec 3, 2017 10:50 am

Max Holloway issues very classy statement after second win over Jose Aldo

Back in June, Hawaii’s Max Holloway captured the UFC featherweight title by stopping MMA legend Jose Aldo with a salvo of third-round punches. Last night, in the main event of UFC 218, the pair ran it back. Just like their first fight, this one was very fun while it lasted, but ultimately went to Holloway,...

Dec 3, 2017 9:43 am

Conor McGregor pokes fun at Max Holloway, Holloway fires back

Last night, in the main event of the action-packed UFC 218, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway made the first successful defense of his title, taking out featherweight great Jose Aldo with third-round punches. With this win, Holloway extended his current streak to a whopping 12-straight. The Hawaiian’s last loss occurred back in August of 2013,...

Dec 3, 2017 6:13 am

You won’t believe the number of UFC titles Max Holloway plans to win

Last night, in the main event of the stacked UFC 218, UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway defended his title for the first time, authoring a second consecutive win over featherweight great Jose Aldo. While this was a fantastic victory for Holloway, he did appear to endure a pretty rough cut down to the featherweight division’s...

Dec 2, 2017 10:49 pm

Pros react to Max Holloway stopping Jose Aldo at UFC 218

Pros react to Max Holloway stopping Jose Aldo at UFC 218 UFC 218 delivered in a big way some amazing fights and spectacular finishes. A featherweight title fight rematch between current champ Max Holloway and former division kingpin Jose Aldo served as the main event of tonight’s UFC 218 event in Detroit. Holloway delivered on...

Dec 2, 2017 9:34 pm

UFC 218 Results: Max Holloway finishes Jose Aldo (VIDEO)

UFC 218 Results: Max Holloway vs. Jose Aldo A featherweight title fight rematch between current champ Max Holloway and former division kingpin Jose Aldo served as the main event of tonight’s UFC 218 fight card in Detroit. Round one begins and Max lands an early jab. Aldo takes the center of the octagon. Max leaps...

Dec 2, 2017 6:40 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo Drops An Absolutely Ridiculous Quote About His Weight Cut

Weigh-ins are always a tough time for anyone, but especially for championship bouts. So many fights have been ruined by a bad weight cut. Last night’s main event for The Ultimate Fighter finale was even switched up due to kidney failure. Both Max Holloway and Jose Aldo appeared to be going through tough cuts and...

Dec 1, 2017 1:18 pm

VIDEO | Max Holloway is Channeling Drake and Sporting Big Sean For UFC 218

One by one he took them out. Every single one of them. No matter who the UFC threw at Max Holloway, he dispatched them. He stacked up a 10-fight win streak, seven of them being either by submission or TKO/KO. Topping it all off by finishing the former featherweight king Jose Aldo. After ushering in...

Dec 1, 2017 10:47 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo looking heavily drained and uncomfortable at UFC 218 weigh-in

UFC 218 is set to take place tomorrow night as Hawaiian Max Holloway will look to defend his UFC featherweight title against former champion Jose Aldo in an immediate rematch. The two are scheduled for a five-round title fight in the main event of the evening, which takes place at the Little Caeser’s Arena in...

Dec 1, 2017 10:16 am

VIDEO | Justin Gaethje “Helps” Max Holloway at UFC 218 Weigh-ins

Weigh-ins are always tense, especially when a fighter needs to bring the towel out. So many fights have been called off or changed to catchweights because of the scale. Even tonight’s main event was completely changed due to Sijara Eubanks not even weighing in due to her kidney failure. Both Max Holloway and Jose Aldo...

Nov 30, 2017 2:13 pm

Max Holloway Was Willing to Fight Some Crazy Opponents to Stay on UFC 218

After Frankie Edgar had to pull out of UFC 218 due to a injured orbital, there was a crazy storm of fighters trying to get that fight. Once there is a title on the line, everyone comes out of the woodwork. Jose Aldo, Ricardo Lamas, Cub Swanson, and Brian Ortega all wanted to leave their...

Nov 21, 2017 3:52 pm

Max Holloway Calls Jose Aldo’s Motivation Into Question During Media Call

Max Holloway wants to make it clear that he has no problem being motivated. It’s hard to think that anyone out there would ever doubt that he isn’t. After all, Holloway went on a 10-fight win streak before finally he was given the chance at the UFC featherweight title. He was up to defend the...

Nov 21, 2017 8:32 am

Jose Aldo Threatens to ‘Smother’ Max Holloway After His Injury Jabs

When Max Holloway stepped into the cage with former featherweight king Jose Aldo for the first time, he took Aldo out in the third round. Something was missing though, which caused a lot of people to ask, ‘What if?’ Absent were the infamous and thundering leg kicks from the previous champ. It is one of...