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Max Holloway Breaks His Silence On UFC 226 Withdrawal

7DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 02: Max Holloway prior to his fight with Jose Aldo of Brazil during UFC 218 at Little Caesars Arena on December 2, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Max Holloway has released a statement in response to being forced to pull out of UFC 226 this weekend. Holloway was due to defend his lightweight championship against Brian Ortega at the event in Nevada, but was forced to withdraw after being hospitalised with “concussion-like symptoms” just days before he was due to enter the octagon. With the 26-year-old’s situation and …

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Watch: Daniel Cormier Trips And Falls At Presser, Causes Widespread Panic

UFC light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier took a tumble just after last night’s UFC 226 pre-fight press conference before limping off-stage. It just seems as though the UFC can’t catch a break these days. Another blockbuster card was shaken to its core yesterday as the UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was forced to withdraw from his co-main event headlining showdown with …

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Conor McGregor Acknowledges Max Holloway As 145LB Champ, Sends Best Wishes

Given Conor McGregor’s run-ins with much of the combat sports world, his relationship with rival Max Holloway has always been a curious one. The two fought in 2013, with McGregor emerging as the winner. Holloway won the UFC featherweight championship last year, a title that McGregor has always laid claim to despite being stripped of it in 2016. Although their proximity …

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Breaking: Max Holloway Hospitalized, Out Of UFC 226

The UFC’s featherweight champion Max Holloway has pulled from his UFC 226 pairing with Brian Ortega after displaying concussion-like symptoms. It just seems like the UFC can’t catch a break with their blockbuster title matches these days. Just hours out from UFC 226, the featherweight champion Max Holloway has been forced to pull from his showdown with submission wiz Brian …

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Classic Bouts: Brian Ortega Vs. Thiago Tavares

In this week’s edition of Classic Bouts, we’re going to remind ourselves of exactly how game UFC 226 headliner Brian Ortega is with one of his most impressive wins to date. UFC 226’s co-main event pairing of champion Max Holloway and Brian Ortega has been cited by many as one of the most intriguing matchups of the year. We all …

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Stephen Espinoza Has Some Harsh Words For The UFC’s Integrity Following Khabib/Iaquinta Booking

The SHOWTIME executive vice-president went to town on the UFC’s integrity following their decision to book a fighter who failed to make weight for a lightweight title-shot. He never once would have been considered a factor in the sport of mixed martial arts prior to last August’s super-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, but in the build-up to that …

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