Max Holloway News

Dec 7, 2016 10:53 am

Anthony Pettis: I have way more tools than Conor McGregor

This Saturday at UFC 206, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will step into the Octagon to fight streaking featherweight Max Holloway in a highly anticipated showdown of featherweight contenders. The fight will not only serve as the main event of UFC 206, it will also be an interim featherweight title fight, with the winner...

Dec 6, 2016 11:41 am

Max Holloway wants to make history like Conor McGregor did

Hawaiian featherweight Max Holloway is currently on a fantastic, 9-fight winning-streak. The last man he lost to is former featherweight champion and current lightweight champion Conor McGregor. Their fight occurred all the way back in 2013. Since then, Holloway has established himself as one of the best fighters on earth – as evidenced by his...

Dec 5, 2016 5:14 pm

VIDEO | Dan Hardy’s incredible breakdown of Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis matchup

The main event for UFC 206 took a turn when it was revealed that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier would not compete on the card due to suffering an injury. Cormier was set to rematch Anthony “Rumble” Johnson in a five-round championship fight. With the light-heavyweight title fight no longer on the card, the...

Dec 5, 2016 8:49 am

VIDEO | UFC 206 Countdown: Holloway vs. Pettis

The UFC has not touched down in Toronto since late 2013, when Jon Jones defended the light heavyweight title against Alexander Gustafsson in one of the greatest championship fights ever. This Saturday, the organization will finally return to the Canadian metropolis with UFC 206. Originally, UFC 206 was supposed to be headlined by another light...

Dec 1, 2016 12:13 pm

Max Holloway wants Conor McGregor rematch, even at heavyweight

As top ranked UFC featherweight Max Holloway gears up for his UFC 206 interim featherweight title fight with Anthony Pettis on December 10th in the main event of UFC 206 in Toronto, the streaking featherweight has his eyes set on a rematch with UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor, who just recently relinquished his featherweight championship....

Nov 30, 2016 8:54 am

Max Holloway on Jose Aldo: “I ain’t friends with the guy”

Earlier this week the MMA community was stunned when the UFC stripped Irish superstar Conor McGregor of the UFC featherweight championship, and promoted Jose Aldo from the interim featherweight champion to the undisputed featherweight champion. The move came after UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was forced out of his UFC 206 headlining fight with...

Nov 30, 2016 8:33 am

Max Holloway: ‘Stop your f***ing whining’ about Conor McGregor being stripped

Over the course of the past week, the UFC has had to fight several wildfires, on several different fronts. The first situation, was UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier withdrawing from his scheduled UFC 206 headlining bout against Anthony Johnson due to a tear in his groin. The promotion’s initial plan was to find a...

Nov 29, 2016 9:55 am

Max Holloway weighs-in on interim title fight with Anthony Pettis

While top ranked featherweight Max Holloway was initially supposed to be fighting former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis in the co-main event of UFC 206 on December 10th, the bout was recently promoted to the main event, and made into an interim featherweight title fight after UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, who was supposed...

Nov 27, 2016 7:45 am

MMA community reacts to Conor McGregor relinquishing the UFC featherweight title

Last December, Ireland’s Conor McGregor won the UFC featherweight title with a 13 second knockout of Jose Aldo. In his next fight, he was expected to take on then lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos for a shot at a second UFC belt. When Dos Anjos withdrew from this planned contest with an injury, however, McGregor...

Nov 26, 2016 12:16 am

REPORT: Anthony Pettis vs. Max Holloway could be for interim featherweight belt

Friday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his upcoming UFC 206 scrap with Anthony Johnson on December 10th in Toronto. Cormier’s withdrawal was unexpected, but fortunately will not keep the champ sidelined for too long, as details have emerged on the situation, revealing that ‘DC’...

Nov 25, 2016 12:30 pm

Max Holloway suggests five-round main event with Anthony Pettis

Just hours ago, news broke that light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 206 bout with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Given that this bout was expected to serve as the card’s headliner, the UFC will now have to scramble to produce a new main event for the fans attending the event...

Nov 23, 2016 5:51 am

Max Holloway trashes Jose Aldo: “that motherf**ker been running”

In a few short weeks, in the co-main event of UFC 206, Hawaiian featherweight Max Holloway will take on former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. If Holloway defeats Pettis, his win-streak will grow to a baffling 10-straight. Needless to say, Holloway has done pretty much all their is to do to earn a featherweight title shot....

Oct 26, 2016 2:01 pm

Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis officially set for UFC 206 in Toronto

An exciting featherweight matchup has just been announced by the UFC. Number 3 ranked UFC featherweight Max Holloway is set to face former UFC lightweight champion and current number 6 ranked UFC featherweight Anthony Pettis at UFC 206 on December 10 at the Air Canada Centre. The UFC officially announced the bout on Wednesday along...

Oct 25, 2016 1:44 pm

Max Holloway to Jose Aldo: Get your ass in the cage

Interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has stirred up a bit of controversy recently as he has continued his very public war of words with the UFC brass. After it was announced that Conor McGregor would be moving up to lightweight to challenge Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight strap at UFC 205 on November 12th,...

Sep 29, 2016 11:07 am

Max Holloway goes off on ‘stupid” fans who believe Conor McGregor fought with torn ACL

Max Holloway is currently in quite the odd position in the UFC’s featherweight division. While he currently sits at #3 on the official featherweight rankings behind interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo at #1, and Frankie Edgar at #2, Holloway boasts the longest active win streak in the UFC. Since dropping a unanimous decision to Conor...

Sep 29, 2016 8:41 am

Max Holloway goes off on Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar

Max Holloway has been on a campaign for a featherweight title shot, both inside and outside of the octagon. And with a nine-fight win streak, the longest in the featherweight division,  you would think the 24-year-old Hawaiian would have earned a title shot already, but with the logjam that is the current state of the...

Sep 28, 2016 11:40 am

Max Holloway to Jose Aldo: “No more running”

The man with the longest winning streak in the UFC’s featherweight division is losing his patience in getting a fight with interim champion Jose Aldo. Max Holloway (16-3), has won nine UFC fights in a row since dropping a decision loss to Conor McGregor back in 2013. Since then, the 24-year-old Hawaaian has been on...

Sep 14, 2016 5:29 am

Max Holloway demands title shot from Jose Aldo, Aldo prefers Pettis

Max Holloway has officially lost his patience in waiting for a title shot. The 24-year-old Hawaiian is currently riding a nine fight win streak, by far the longest in the featherweight division, yet the man still hasn’t got his shot at gold. Holloway tweeted at interim champion Jose Aldo in frustration on Tuesday night: Dont...

Aug 31, 2016 8:17 am

Max Holloway backs fellow Hawaiian BJ Penn in hopes for Hawaiian UFC event

Hawaiian featherweight Max Holloway sticks with his own when it comes to other fighters, as he threw his support behind fellow Hawaiian BJ Penn in his comeback fight against Ricardo Lamas. “BJ is a legend, it should be a fun fight. If Ricardo tries to stick and move on BJ, take him down and get...

Aug 31, 2016 6:26 am

VIDEO | EA SPORTS UFC 2 update adds Max Holloway’s epic end of round taunt

The capabilities of video games are ever evolving, especially with the help of constant updates from the video game creators. In a recently added update to EA SPORTS UFC 2 game, Max Holloway’s end of round taunt that he displayed against Ricardo Lamas at UFC 199 has been added. EA SPORTS stated the following about...

Aug 29, 2016 6:31 pm

Max Holloway weighing his options for featherweight gold

Max Holloway doesn’t care who he gets his belt from, because with interim champion Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor both holding featherweight gold, the Hawaiian has options. “I can’t be focusing on just Conor, Aldo has a belt too,” Holloway said on the MMA Hour. “Conor may have to drop the belt if he doesn’t...

Aug 21, 2016 10:44 am

Photo | Max Holloway is sick and tired of waiting around

UFC featherweight contender Max Holloway is currently riding a ridiculous nine-fight win streak but has yet to get the call from UFC officials to fight for the 145-pound title. Following last night’s UFC 202 main event, current featherweight champion Conor McGregor stated his desire to have a rubber match with Nate Diaz at 155-pounds. Diaz...

Apr 21, 2016 2:01 am

Max Holloway booked for UFC 199 with plans to get a step closer to a title shot

Number-four UFC ranked featherweight Max Holloway has been booked for UFC 199 and is looking to get closer to his goal of fighting for the title. The UFC announced Holloway will meet number-five UFC ranked fighter Ricardo Lamas on June 4 at UFC 199. Holloway is on a highly notable eight-fight win streak with just...

Apr 7, 2016 12:08 pm

VIDEO | Max Holloway folds friend ‘BirdyBird’ with a painful spinning kick

Hawaiian Max Holloway kept his promise of punishing his friend and video blog partner “BirdyBird” after their YouTube channel surpassed their subscriber goal. Their video description said, “You guys know the deal! Goal was 500 subs by the end of April and we exceeded that within 24 hours. We hit our goal and Me(BirdyBird) is...

Apr 3, 2016 12:36 pm

Max Holloway: “People only remember you for your last fight”

UFC featherweight contender Max “Blessed” Holloway (15-3 MMA) feels a little ‘left out’ following the recent UFC 200 bookings for fellow division contenders Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo, who will meet for the interim featherweight strap on July 9 in Las Vegas. Holloway had recently been campaigning for a rematch with current division title holder Conor McGregor, but  had...