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Who Beats Khabib? – Assessing The Chances Of His Rivals

At 27-0, the most impressive record in the game is in his hands but with a massive target now on his back, who exactly has the best shot at defeating Khabib Nurmagomedov? If you weren’t a believer before, surely his dominant win over Conor McGregor last weekend was enough to make this guy’s talent undeniable. Khabib is more-than-deserving of his …

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Max Holloway Vs. Brian Ortega Reportedly Set For UFC 231

Against all odds, it appears as though the UFC featherweight champion of the world will return to the octagon to face Brian Ortega this year. It may seem like it was an eternity ago, given what has transpired since, but we’re only about seven weeks removed from UFC 226 and Max Holloway’s unfortunate withdrawal from that event. Many had noticed …

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Watch: Conor McGregor Vs. Max Holloway Five Years Later

Today marks the fifth anniversary of the meeting between two men that would go on to become two of the greatest fighters of the modern-era UFC. Both Conor McGregor and Max Holloway were very young in their respective MMA careers and even with their clear potential, no-one could have predicted how dominant each man would go on to become. Despite …

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Watch: Max Holloway Puts Things Into Terrifying Perspective

Max Holloway joined Ariel Helwani on the latest edition of his ESPN show to discuss his recent health issues and in one memorable segment, weighed up risking it all to prove your mettle against some very real and very scary consequences. There’s a misguided and sometimes dangerous notion within the world of combat sports that you have to show up …

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Dana White Gives Update On Max Holloway’s Condition

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - APRIL 11: UFC Featherweight Max Holloway of the United States attends the media during the UFC 212 press conference at Morro da Urca on April 11, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

The UFC president spoke to the media during yesterday’s UFC Calgary weigh-ins and gave us an update on the status of the 145lb champion. Max Holloway’s withdrawal from UFC 226 earlier this month was a refreshing moment in MMA where the fans quickly allowed their disappointment to turn into genuine concern. ‘Blessed’ has been one of the game’s most popular fighters …

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Brian Ortega Confirms He Was Compensated After UFC 226

Featherweight contender Brian Ortega has confirmed that he has been compensated by the UFC following his scrapped UFC 226 showdown with Max Holloway. UFC president Dana White found himself in the crosshairs once again when it emerged that he had refused to compensate the originally scheduled co-main event headliner Ortega following Max Holloway’s late withdrawal from their featherweight title clash. …

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Michael Bisping – “The Word Is Holloway Got KO’d In Training”

Michael Bisping heard through the grapevine that the UFC’s featherweight champion Max Holloway was knocked out in sparring just prior to his scrapped UFC 226 showdown with Brian Ortega. It’s funny to think about how this month’s UFC 226 would have looked had the originally-scheduled co-main event between Holloway and Brian Ortega actually gone ahead. Would the rest of the …

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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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