Who is Max Holloway?
He lost his UFC featherweight title last December to Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 245. The 28-year old from Hawaii suffered his first loss in the featherweight division in six-years and fourteen fights.
He captured the featherweight title back in 2017 at UFC 212 when he knocked out Jose Aldo. Since then, he has had three successful title defenses.
Where is Max Holloway from?
He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on December 4, 1991. His full name is Jerome Max Keli’i Holloway. He goes by the alias ‘Blessed’ in the UFC.
Who has Max Holloway lost to?
Holloway has a professional record of 21-5. His first loss in the UFC came against Dustin Poirier in his promotional debut. He was debuting alongside Poirier at UFC 143 and lost via submission in the first round.
His second loss came to Dennis Bermudez at UFC 160. Here he lost via a split decision. In his next fight, he suffered his third career lost to Irish star Conor McGregor at UFC Fight Night 26.
Following this loss, Holloway embarked on a 13-fight winning streak in the UFC and a 14-fight winning streak in the featherweight division. His first loss in nearly six-year came against his former opponent Dustin Poirier at UFC 236 in April of 2019. Both fighters were competing in the lightweight division for the interim title. Poirier managed to beat Holloway via a close unanimous decision in a highly exciting fight.
His last loss came against Australian Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 245 in December last year via unanimous decision.
How many times did Max Holloway defend his title?
Holloway won the UFC featherweight title in 2017 at UFC 212 when he knocked out Jose Aldo. He then defended his title against Jose Aldo in a rematch at UFC 218. He then defeated Brian Ortega via TKO at UFC 231 in December of 2018.
Following his loss against Poirier at lightweight, Holloway defended his title once again against Frankie Edgar at UFC 240.
Max Holloway’s next fight
Holloway will fight this weekend at UFC 251 at Yas Islands in Abu Dhabi. He will be fighting in a rematch against Alexander Volkanovski and will be looking to regain his title.
Max Holloway’s net worth
According to multiple sources, as of 2019, Holloway’s Net Worth is around $2 million dollars.
Max Holloway’s wife
Holloway is currently divorced. He married Kaimana Pa’aluhi on Valentines Day in 2012. He has a seven-year-old son with Kaimana.
Max Holloway’s son
Holloway has a seven-year-old son named Rush Holloway with his ex-wife Kaimana Pa’aluhi.
Max Holloway’s Tattoos
Holloway has a series of traditional Polynesian tattoos throughout his body. There’s a tattoo with the name ‘Holloway’ inscribed on his stomach and a ‘Jesus’ on his chest.
On his back, there are two wings. One of the angel and the other of a demon. On his arm, there’s the word ‘Blessed’ inscribed on it.