Pro fighters make their picks for Max Holloway vs. Arnold Allen

By Cole Shelton - April 12, 2023

In the main event of UFC Kansas City, a featherweight fight headlines the card as former champ Max Holloway takes on Arnold Allen. Heading into the scrap, Holloway is the -196 favorite while the Brit is a +152 underdog on FanDuel.

Max Holloway, Arnold Allen

Ahead of the fight, reached out to several pro fighters to get their predictions for the scrap. The pros believe Holloway is the better striker and he will get his hand raised, likely by decision. Fighter Picks Max Holloway vs. Arnold Allen:

Rob Font, UFC bantamweight: That is a good fight but I’m going with Max Holloway in this one. Holloway is clearly the second-best featherweight he just can’t beat the champ.

Billy Quarantillo, UFC featherweight: I am going to rock with Max Holloway. I’ve been a fan of his for so long but I do think Arnold Allen is the dark horse of the division and can give anyone a problem.

Adrian Yanez, UFC bantamweight: Arnold Allen is really f*****g good, but I have to go with Max Holloway. Max is just a step better than all the other contenders.

Julian Erosa, UFC featherweight: That is a close one, it will be interesting to see how Holloway bounces back. Allen is like 10-0 or something like that in the UFC but he doesn’t really have that statement win. I do think Max is just the better striker and he gets the win.

Brandon Royval, UFC flyweight: Max Holloway by decision.

Davey Grant, UFC bantamweight: I love both of these fighters and I think it is really 50/50. I’ll pick Allen because I am friends with him but it is a very close fight on paper.

Mario Bautista, UFC bantamweight: That is a tough one, but I’ll go with Allen as I think he is the next generation and Holloway has been through some wars, and that damage has to catch up eventually.

Zak Cummings, UFC light heavyweight: I will never go against Max Holloway. Arnold is very good but I have a hard time seeing Max lose to anyone but the champ.

Steven Peterson, UFC featherweight: Max Holloway gets it done. I think Max beats everyone but Volkanovski.


Fighters picking Max Holloway: Rob Font, Billy Quarantillo, Adrian Yanez, Julian Erosa, Brandon Royval, Zak Cummings, Steven Peterson

Fighters picking Arnold Allen: Davey Grant, Mario Bautista

Who do you think will win the main event of UFC Kansas City, Max Holloway or Arnold Allen?

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