Max Holloway News
Official main card lineup revealed for April’s historic UFC 300 event
Harry Kettle - February 18, 2024
Max Holloway shares prediction for Alexander Volkanovski vs. Ilia Topuria: "There's a reason they didn't give me Ilia"
Cole Shelton - February 16, 2024
Max Holloway doesn't care where his bout with Justin Gaethje ends up on UFC 300 card: "A fight is a fight"
Fernando Quiles - February 15, 2024
Alexander Volkanovski shares his prediction for Max Holloway vs. Justin Gaethje at UFC 300: “I do not think it’s going to be a whitewash”
Harry Kettle - February 8, 2024
Ilia Topuria tells Max Holloway, Yair Rodriguez, and Brian Ortega to retire because he will "never give them" a title shot
Cole Shelton - February 5, 2024
Joe Rogan explains why he 'hates' UFC 300's Max Holloway vs. Justin Gaethje
Josh Evanoff - January 31, 2024
Joe Rogan isn’t a huge fan of UFC 300’s ‘BMF’ title fight between Max Holloway and Justin Gaethje. Earlier this month, Dana White announced plans for ‘Blessed’ to face ‘The Highlight’ at the milestone event in April. While the fight card isn’t yet filled out, the lightweight contest will serve as one of the main bouts on UFC 300. For Max Holloway, the fight will be his first since a knockout win over The Korean Zombie last August.
Justin Gaethje wants to be the first man to knockout Max Holloway at UFC 300
Harry Kettle - January 31, 2024
Justin Gaethje has declared that he wants to be the first man to knock Max Holloway out when they meet at UFC 300. At UFC 300, there’s a decent chance we could see one of the most violent fights in UFC history. That’s because Justin Gaethje will defend his BMF championship against Max Holloway, in a bout between two of the most exciting fighters in all of mixed martial arts.
Justin Gaethje details the problems Max Holloway will pose at UFC 300
Cole Shelton - January 25, 2024
Justin Gaethje knows beating Max Holloway at UFC 300 will be easier said than done. Gaethje is set to defend his BMF title against Holloway in an intriguing matchup where the winner could get the next lightweight title shot. Heading into the fight, Gaethje is the betting favorite, but ‘The Highlight’ says he isn’t paying any attention to that as he knows Holloway is always a tough out.
Max Holloway unbothered by worried fan reactions to Justin Gaethje fight: "Always going to be naysayers"
Josh Evanoff - January 25, 2024
Former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is ready to prove fans wrong against Justin Gaethje. ‘Blessed’ has been out of action since a knockout win over The Korean Zombie in August. That victory was Max Holloway’s second in a row, but being locked out of the featherweight title picture has made him look upwards. Following his win last year, he called to face ‘BMF’ champion, Justin Gaethje.
Max Holloway still focused on getting his "'45 title back" despite moving up to lightweight at UFC 300
Cole Shelton - January 24, 2024
Max Holloway believes “a lot of doors are going to get opened” after UFC 300 fight with Justin Gaethje
Harry Kettle - January 24, 2024
UFC star Max Holloway believes that big things are ahead for him as he prepares for a UFC 300 showdown with Justin Gaethje. At UFC 300, Max Holloway will challenge Justin Gaethje for the BMF championship. The two blockbuster attractions are both known for their exciting fight styles, and we’re expecting to see them showcase that for the world to see in Las Vegas.
Dana White announces two more fights for UFC 300, including Justin Gaethje vs. Max Holloway
Cole Shelton - January 16, 2024
UFC CEO Dana White has announced two more fights for UFC 300 including the BMF belt being up for grabs. White took to his Instagram on Tuesday to announce that Justin Gaethje will be defending his BMF belt for the first time against former featherweight king Max Holloway, with the scrap taking place at lightweight. Along with that fight, Jim Miller will get his wish of fighting at UFC 300 as he’ll face Bobby Green.
Josh Emmett calls out former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway: “He’s fought everyone but me”
Susan Cox - January 4, 2024
Josh Emmett has called out former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway. Emmett (18-4 MMA) last fought Bryce Mitchell (16-1 MMA) this past December at UFC 296 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 38-year-old managed to KO Mitchell at 1:57 of Round 1 to get back in the win column (see that here).
Aljamain Sterling turns his attention to Calvin Kattar after Max Holloway fight fizzles out: “I just think he has bigger opportunities”
Harry Kettle - December 8, 2023
Ilia Topuria already eyeing Max Holloway after Alexander Volkanovski: "It's going to happen"
Josh Evanoff - November 23, 2023
UFC featherweight contender Ilia Topuria wants Alexander Volkanovski, then he wants Max Holloway in Spain. ‘El Matador’ and ‘The Great’ are currently slated to face off at UFC 298 in February. That bout will be Alexander Volkanovski’s first since a knockout loss to Islam Makhachev in October. Due to that knockout defeat, there were questions if the featherweight champion would be able to fight Ilia Topuria in early 2024.
Max Holloway hoping for 'violent' UFC 300 return in April: "They want violence, they know who to call"
Josh Evanoff - November 21, 2023
Former featherweight champion Max Holloway is down to fill in at UFC 300 in April. ‘Blessed’ has been out of the cage since a knockout win over The Korean Zombie in August. That stoppage victory was Max Holloway’s second victory in a row, previously defeating Arnold Allen in April. Both wins were important for the Hawaiian, helping him get back on track after a loss to Alexander Volkanovski last summer.
Max Holloway says he’s on the “shortlist” to fight Conor McGregor
Susan Cox - November 20, 2023
Max Holloway is claiming he’s on the ‘shortlist’ to fight Conor McGregor. The two have a history, it was Holloway (25-7 MMA) vs McGregor (22-6 MMA) in a featherweight bout way back in August of 2013, where it was the Irishman defeating ‘Blessed’ by unanimous decision.
Ali Abdelaziz hints at Justin Gaethje vs. Max Holloway fight at UFC 298
Harry Kettle - November 20, 2023
MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz has hinted at the idea of Justin Gaethje and Max Holloway squaring off for the BMF title at UFC 298. In 2024, the Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to come out swinging. They’ve already announced the main event bouts for UFC 297, UFC 298 and UFC 299, and of course, the blockbuster UFC 300 event will follow in April.
Bobby Green eyes Max Holloway with a win over Dan Hooker to prove he's the best boxer in the UFC: "You gotta come see me"
Cole Shelton - November 17, 2023
Aljamain Sterling aims to return at UFC 299, hints at Max Holloway fight
Harry Kettle - November 17, 2023
Former UFC champion Aljamain Sterling has hinted at making his featherweight debut against Max Holloway. Earlier this year, Aljamain Sterling fell short in his UFC 292 main event against Sean O’Malley. He lost via TKO to ‘Suga’, losing the UFC bantamweight championship in the process.
Michael Bisping encourages Justin Gaethje to accept a fight with Max Holloway: “You can be forgotten about”
Susan Cox - October 31, 2023
Michael Bisping is encouraging Justin Gaethje to accept a fight with Max Holloway. The ‘BMF’ champion Justin Gaethje (25-4 MMA) spoke recently about waiting his turn for a shot at the title, should the UFC re-book a title fight between current lightweight champion Islam Makhachev (25-1 MMA) and Charles Oliveira (34-9 MMA).
Justin Gaethje explains why he doesn't want to fight Max Holloway
Cole Shelton - October 26, 2023
Justin Gaethje says he doesn’t want to fight Max Holloway. Gaethje is the current BMF champion and will likely fight for the UFC title next time out. However, he may have to wait a bit as UFC CEO Dana White has said Charles Oliveira will likely be next for Islam Makhachev. With that, Justin Gaethje has said he is fine waiting for a year from now to get the title shot against Makhchev.
Former UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway interested in fighting Justin Gaethje for the BMF title: “How about one for the fans?”
Josh Evanoff - October 26, 2023
Former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is down for a showdown with Justin Gaethje. ‘The Highlight’ is currently awaiting his next fight. Last defeating Dustin Poirier by knockout to win ‘BMF’ gold in July, he quickly called for a title shot against Islam Makhachev. The Russian recently defeated Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 294, and Justin Gaethje quickly called for a title bid once again.
Max Holloway breaks down Makhachev-Volkanovski 2: "It's gonna be a tough fight"
Zain Bando - October 19, 2023
Aljamain Sterling eyeing Max Holloway for potential featherweight debut: "I'll show you guys what's up"
Josh Evanoff - October 13, 2023
Former UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling would love to fight Max Holloway. ‘The Funk Master’ has been out of action since a title defense against Sean O’Malley in August. Despite heading into the matchup a heavy favorite, Aljamain Sterling suffered a second-round knockout loss. Despite calls for an instant rematch, ‘Sugar’ instead targeted a potential rematch with Marlon Vera.
Max Holloway hoping for longshot 2024 quadrilogy with Alexander Volkanovski: "Got to be undeniable"
Josh Evanoff - September 4, 2023
Former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway still wants to fight Alexander Volkanovski. ‘Blessed’ returned to the win column last month at UFC Singapore against The Korean Zombie. Facing the South Korean fighter in his final fight, Max Holloway scored a highlight-reel third-round knockout. The win was his second in a row, previously defeating Arnold Allen in the main event of UFC Kansas City in April.