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Completed MMA Bout

Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega

Main Event | UFC Featherweight Championship | 145 lbs

Max Holloway defeats Brian Ortega via KO/TKO at 5:00 of Round 4

Mmaweekly large Max "Blessed" Holloway
Brian "T-City" Ortega

Holloway
KO/TKO
Round 4

Max Holloway Brian Ortega

"Blessed" "T-City"

19-3-0   Pro Record At Fight   14-0-0
Climbed to 20-3   Record After Fight   Fell to 14-1
-115 (Near Even)   Betting Odds   -105 (Near Even)
Champion   Title   Challenger
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
Waianae, Hawaii   Fighting out of   Torrance, California
27 years, 4 days   Age at Fight   27 years, 9 months, 3 days
144.5 lbs (65.5 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   144.8 lbs (65.7 kgs)
5'11" (180cm)   Height   5'9" (175cm)
69.0" (175cm)   Reach   69.0" (175cm)
Gracie Technics   Gym   Black House MMA
UFC 231
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 231: Holloway vs. Ortega
  • Date: Saturday 12.08.2018 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Yves Lavigne
  • Venue: Scotiabank Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 13 of 13)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jone Anik, Joe Rogan, Paul Felder
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Holloway Total Disclosed Pay: $100,000
  • Ortega Total Disclosed Pay: $50,000
  • Title on Line: UFC Featherweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Holloway
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Holloway vs. Ortega Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 2117  
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KO/TKO
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Decision
Holloway
53%
Ortega
47%

Event Discussion

zarog
zarog

12.10.2018 | 11:26 PM ET

That would be great, considering he would need to be better to compete at 155. 155 is the deepest, most skilled, and arguably the most athletic division in the sport. I think Ferguson, Khabib, and Lee would all give him fits. Holloway is probably a top 10 guy at LW, but I don't see him getting the belt with who else is currently at the top.
ImperatorFishrat
ImperatorFishrat

12.11.2018 | 3:04 AM ET

I think if he transitioned well he'd probably beat lee and Tony. It depends if they straight up outmuscle him or not. If not, and his TD holds up, he likely beats both. Prob the only guy who can match Ferguson's Cardio out there really.Doubt he beats Khabib though. Nurmy is a big ass FW and I don't think anyone can stay on their feet against him.
freemoneyforall
freemoneyforall

12.11.2018 | 1:53 PM ET

The time is definitely right for him to move up. So many great fights for him at lightweight. 

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