Max Holloway News

Jun 6, 2017 12:17 pm

Max Holloway welcomes fight with Frankie Edgar

This past weekend at UFC 212, interim featherweight champion Max Holloway stepped into the Octagon with undisputed featherweight champion Jose Aldo for a highly anticipated showdown in Brazil. Ultimately, Holloway weathered an early storm from Aldo before ultimately finishing the champ via TKO in the third round to claim the undisputed featherweight title. Immediately the...

Jun 6, 2017 7:48 am

VIDEO | Max Holloway receives hero’s welcome upon return to Hawaii

Last Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 212, UFC interim featherweight champion Max Holloway stepped into the cage with the goal of unifying his title with the undisputed title owned by Jose Aldo. For the first two rounds of the fight, it looked as though Holloway was in trouble, as Aldo seemed to...

Jun 5, 2017 1:58 pm

Jose Aldo’s coach Andre Pederneiras talks about stoppage by ‘Big’ John McCarthy

A new undisputed UFC featherweight champion was crowned over the weekend as Hawaii’s Max Holloway defeated Jose Aldo in the main event of UFC 212 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Holloway scored a third-round TKO victory over Aldo, knocking “Scarface” down and following up with a flurried ground and pound attack where referee “Big” John...

Jun 5, 2017 1:47 pm

Jose Aldo releases first statement since loss to Max Holloway

A new undisputed UFC featherweight champion was crowned over the weekend as Max Holloway took a third round TKO win over Jose Aldo at UFC 212. Holloway played spoiler to the night as he took out Aldo in front of his countrymen in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “I gotta thank Brazil,” Holloway said in the...

Jun 4, 2017 5:23 pm

New champ Max Holloway on Conor McGregor: He can beg to fight me now

Last night, in the main event of UFC 212, Max Holloway scored a career-defining TKO win over once dominant featherweight king Jose Aldo. With this win, Holloway became the UFC’s undisputed featherweight champion, and extended his win-streak to a ridiculous eleven-straight. Given his current streak, many fans have broached the possibility of a rematch between...

Jun 4, 2017 8:59 am

VIDEO | Max Holloway’s backstage interview

VIDEO | Max Holloway’s backstage interview Max Holloway became the UFC’s undisputed featherweight champion at last night’s UFC 212 event in Brazil, this after stopping Jose Aldo in the third-round of their main event scrap in Rio de Janeiro. After a rough first-round, Holloway was able to turn the tide and ended up dropping Jose...

Jun 4, 2017 8:45 am

VIDEO | Max Holloway vs. Jose Aldo Highlights

VIDEO | Max Holloway vs. Jose Aldo Highlights Last night in the main event of UFC 212 in Brazil, Hawaiian Ma Holloway shocked the Rio de Janeiro crowd by stopping hometown favorite Jose Aldo in the third-round. The victory served as Holloway’s eleventh in a row and solidified the Hawaiian as the King of the...

Jun 3, 2017 9:51 pm

Pros react to Max Holloway’s TKO victory over Jose Aldo

Pros react to Max Holloway’s TKO victory over Jose Aldo Hawaiian Max Holloway shocked the crowd in Rio de Janeiro tonight by finishing hometown favorite Jose Aldo with strikes in the main event of UFC 212. Aldo had a very successful opening round against Holloway, but by the end of round two it was clear...

Jun 3, 2017 9:28 pm

UFC 212 Results: Max Holloway finishes Jose Aldo (Highlights)

UFC 212 Results: Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway A featherweight title fight unification bout between current champion Jose Aldo and interim title holder Max Holloway served as the main event of tonight’s UFC 212 fight card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Round one begins and Aldo takes the center of the octagon. Max paws with...

Jun 3, 2017 12:34 pm

VIDEO | EA Sports UFC 2 predicting Max Holloway win at UFC 212

Saturday night in Brazil, interim UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will step into the Octagon with hometown hero Jose Aldo for a featherweight title unification fight. Ahead of the fight, many fight fans are split down the middle in regards to who they feel will leave Brazil with the undisputed featherweight title. At the present...

Jun 2, 2017 1:46 pm

VIDEO | More pros predict UFC 212 Jose Aldo vs Max Holloway winner

UFC 212 is just a day away from taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. On Saturday, June 4, Brazil’s UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will be taking on interim champion Max Holloway in a title unification bout to establish the king of the UFC’s 145-pound division. The co-main event will feature top-ranked UFC women’s...

Jun 2, 2017 8:31 am

Jose Aldo explains how Brazilian crowd will impact Max Holloway

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is currently gearing up for what he hopes will be his first successful title defense as the reigning featherweight champion. In the process of defending his belt for the first time, Aldo is hoping to unify the featherweight and interim featherweight titles. Ahead of the fight, Aldo’s opponent, UFC interim...

May 31, 2017 1:44 pm

VIDEO | Pros predict UFC 212 main event Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway

UFC 212 takes place this Saturday on June 3 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will meet interim champion Max Holloway in the center of the Octagon in his home country in a title unification main event fight. With Aldo being promoted as the undisputed champion and Holloway earning the interim...

May 30, 2017 2:01 pm

VIDEO | UFC 212 Embedded Episode 2 – Jose Aldo showing improved speed and power

UFC 212 fight week is here as the UFC returns to Brazil this Saturday. Undisputed UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will fight in front of his fellow-Brazilians in Rio de Janeiro. Aldo meets the interim UFC featherweight champion, Max Holloway in a main event title unification bout. In the co-main event of the evening, #1...

May 29, 2017 10:57 am

VIDEO | UFC 212 Embedded Episode 1 – Team Holloway gives up weight cutting secret

Fight week is upon us as UFC 212 takes place this weekend in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and interim champion Max Holloway will fight in a title unification bout in the main event while #1 UFC ranked women’s strawweight Claudia Gadelha will take on #2 ranked Karolina Kowalkiewicz in the...

May 28, 2017 6:00 am

Max Holloway gives his take on Magana-Cyborg drama

Earlier this month, the UFC flew the majority of its roster out to Las Vegas, Nevada for a special, weekend-long athletes retreat. Unsurprisingly, this weekend produced several tense moments between fighters. The most high-profile run-in featured UFC strawweight Angela Magana and featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino. The incident, which stemmed from some nasty comments Magana...

May 26, 2017 9:51 am

Max Holloway chasing more than an undisputed featherweight title

Interim UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is currently gearing up for his upcoming UFC 212 scrap against undisputed featherweight champion Jose Aldo next weekend. Ahead of that fight however, Holloway is looking to secure more than an undisputed featherweight title. ‘Blessed’ spoke to media members recently to explain why an undisputed featherweight title isn’t the...

May 9, 2017 11:21 am

Max Holloway responds to strange, upside-down UFC 212 poster

Yesterday, the UFC released the official poster for UFC 212, which will be headlined by a featherweight title unification bout between undisputed champ Jose Aldo, and interim champ Max Holloway. This poster, which is half upside-down, half right-side-up, is a bit of a weird one. In the past, we’ve seen other fighters complain about their...

Apr 14, 2017 11:23 am

Max Holloway embracing ‘bad guy’ role ahead of UFC 212

UFC interim featherweight champion Max Holloway is currently gearing up for the biggest fight of his career, a featherweight showdown with undisputed champion Jose Aldo. The fight, which will take place on June 3rd, will also take place in Brazil, making Aldo the obvious hometown favorite. Ahead of the fight, the interim champion knows that...

Apr 11, 2017 4:34 pm

Max Holloway delivers a bold statement to Jose Aldo at UFC 212 Press Conference

Max Holloway delivers a bold statement to Jose Aldo at UFC 212 Press Conference UFC interim featherweight champion Max “Blessed” Holloway delivered a bold statement to reigning UFC 145-pound tile holder Jose Aldo at today’s UFC 212 press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The recently crowned UFC interim featherweight champion, Holloway, brought Jose Aldo...

Mar 30, 2017 1:25 pm

MMA fighters rubbing shoulders with fellow celebrities

The sport of mixed martial arts is steadily growing and the fighters that put it all on the line are becoming famous celebrities in their own right. UFC superstar Nate Diaz said it best on The MMA Hour last year in reference to other celebrities being in attendance for their fights and watching them compete....

Mar 28, 2017 9:10 am

Max Holloway fires at Jose Aldo for delaying title fight

After Max Holloway defeated Anthony Pettis via TKO at UFC 206 to win the interim featherweight championship, all signs pointed to Holloway then fighting Jose Aldo for the undisputed featherweight title. While no immediate timetable was given for when the fight would take place, it was reported that the winner of Holloway vs. Pettis would...

Mar 10, 2017 12:54 pm

Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway odds open up forecasting a close fight

A featherweight title unification bout is set for UFC 212 as the undisputed champion Jose Aldo is set to take on interim champion Max Holloway on June 3. MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas released his opening odds for the featherweight title unification bout that has Aldo a slight favorite in the fight. Featherweight title fight Jose...