MMA
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Alexander Volkanovski retained his featherweight title with a narrow split decision over Max Holloway at UFC 251 on Sunday.Petr Yan won the vacant UFC bantamweight championship with a fifth-round stoppage victory over José Aldo, and ...
Jul 12, 2020
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Kamaru Usman brutally stopped Colby Covington with 50 seconds left in the fifth round at UFC 245 on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), retaining his UFC welterweight title with a spectacular finish to their grudge match.Alexander Volkanovski took the ...
Dec 15, 2019
MMA
LAS VEGAS - With a months-long barrage of trash talk and provocative posturing, Colby Covington and champion Kamaru Usman have infused their welterweight title bout at UFC 245 with political, racial and very personal overtones.Before they get in the cage on ...
Dec 14, 2019
MMA
TORONTO - Featherweight champion Max Holloway stopped top contender Brian Ortega by TKO at UFC 231 on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).The fight was stopped by the doctor after four rounds. Ortega's left eye was almost closed, his face bloodied. ...
Dec 9, 2018
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Max Griffin isn't proud of his reaction after he heard UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway dropped out of his fight against Brian Ortega with apparent symptoms of a concussion."To me, we're fighters," said Griffin, a ...
Jul 6, 2018
MMA
LAS VEGAS - UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway's representatives say he is dropping out of his title defense against Brian Ortega at UFC 226 this weekend due to apparent concussion symptoms.Holloway's management team announced the decision in a ...
Jul 5, 2018
MMA
UFC has a main event for its New York return.Al Iaquinta, a winner of five straight bouts, will step in and fight in the main event of UFC 223 on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) after two other challengers were forced to ...
Apr 7, 2018
MMA
MAX Holloway has failed to make weight, canceling the main event of UFC 223 and adding further upheaval to the promotion following criminal charges against star Conor McGregor.Holloway had agreed to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov on Saturday on just six days' ...
Apr 6, 2018
MMA
NEW YORK - Khabib Nurmagomedov put out the call to his fans in papakhas that were crammed inside an indie rock club like they were in a mosh pit buzzing for an encore."Hey, I want to ask you guys, what time is ...
Apr 6, 2018
MMA
NEW YORK - Conor McGregor's run as UFC lightweight champion is set to end.The long-expected move that McGregor would lose his 155-belt was officially announced by UFC President Dana White at a press conference for Saturday's ( ...
Apr 5, 2018
MMA
LAS VEGAS - A thousand paths could have taken Brian Ortega away from the octagon. Gangs and drugs loomed over his adolescence in suburban Los Angeles, and a chaotic home life pushed him into the streets.Instead, Ortega ended up in a Brazilian ...
Mar 2, 2018
MMA
DETROIT - Max Holloway sought to build up his UFC legacy and push Jose Aldo closer to the end of his career.Done and done.Holloway defended his UFC featherweight title by dominating the former champion in a rematch, winning his 12th straight ...
Dec 3, 2017
MMA
DETROIT - Max Holloway respects Jose Aldo, saying he's one of the greatest ever in mixed martial arts.Holloway, though, is hoping to play a part in beginning to end Aldo's career.The Hawaiian fighter beat Aldo in his ...
Dec 1, 2017
MMA
RIO DE JANEIRO - Max Holloway claimed the undisputed UFC featherweight title on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), stopping long-reigning champion Jose Aldo in the third round of an impressive upset victory.Holloway (18-3) won the belt in Aldo's ...
Jun 4, 2017
MMA
TORONTO - Max Holloway scored a knockout over Anthony Pettis 4:50 into the third round for the interim featherweight championship at UFC 206 on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).It was the first time a UFC belt was on the line for just ...
Dec 11, 2016
MMA
IT'S been three years since the last time he lost, yet Max Holloway is still eager to prove it was a fluke.And it wasn't against any other foe, but someone who has emerged as the biggest name in mixed ...
Sep 17, 2016
MMA
TOP featherweight contender Max Holloway is set to make his first visit to the Philippines to promote the upcoming UFC Fight Night Manila: Ricardo Lamas vs BJ Penn from September 15 to 18.The no.3 ranked Holloway will have a meet ...
Sep 5, 2016
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