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Video: Omari Akhmedov hopes for Uriah Hall fight, predicts Kevin Holland beats Derek Brunson

ABU DHABI — Middleweight Omari Akhmedov speaks with reporters backstage at Etihad Arena following his second-round submission win over Tom Breese at UFC Fight Island 8. Akhmedov discusses his bounce …read more

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UFC's Kevin Holland focused on 'bigger and better' 2021: 'Give me a chance to eat, I'm going to eat'

As 2020 wound down, the messages streamed in. Kevin Holland felt the love.
On social media, Holland (21-5 MMA, 8-2 UFC), now a legit UFC middleweight contender, quickly became a star. …read more

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Posted on January 15, 2021, 11:46 pm By
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Kevin Holland details a unique scenario which could result in an unprecedented knockout of Derek Brunson

UFC middleweight Kevin Holland detailed a scenario in which he could score an unprecedented knockout against divisional rival Derek Brunson. After weeks of back-and-forth trash talk on social media, Holland …read more

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Kevin Holland foresees 'cojones' thrust KO of 'gatekeeper' Derek Brunson in first UFC headliner

Kevin Holland is happy to be getting bigger fights, five-round fights, and main event fights.
At a UFC Fight Night event on March 20, Holland (21-5 MMA, 8-2 UFC) will compete …read more

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Derek Brunson: I Am A Better Striker Than Kevin Holland

Derek Brunson believes he is the superior mixed martial artist to Kevin Holland, which includes striking. After defeating Jacare Souza at UFC 256, Kevin Holland had one name on his …read more

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Derek Brunson: I Am A Better Striker Than Kevin Holland

Derek Brunson believes he is the superior mixed martial artist to Kevin Holland, which includes striking. After defeating Jacare Souza at UFC 256, Kevin Holland had one name on his …read more

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Brunson expects to ‘put it on’ Holland

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UFC middleweight Derek Brunson spoke about his upcoming opponent in Kevin Holland and why he sees himself …read more

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UFC's Derek Brunson says he holds all the aces ahead of Kevin Holland bout

Derek Brunson will look to derail another hype train when he faces one of sport’s biggest rising stars.
After bouncing Edmen Shahbazyan out of the ranks of the unbeaten in August, …read more

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Dana White names his top three fighters to watch for in 2021

UFC president Dana White named his top three fighters to watch for in 2021, pointing out Khamzat Chimaev, Kevin Holland, and Joaquin Buckley. White was a guest on the “SHOUT! …read more

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Kevin Holland vs. Derek Brunson lined up for UFC main event on March 20th

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While Kevin Holland seems eager to fight Leon Edwards on short notice next month, the UFC middleweight contender appears to …read more

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Derek Brunson vs. Kevin Holland expected to headline UFC event on March 20

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A war of words on social media between Derek Brunson and Kevin Holland has resulted in the middleweights being booked for …read more

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Kevin Holland, Derek Brunson Agree to Headline UFC Fight Night on March 20

While Kevin Holland may be seeking a spot as a short-notice replacement next month, he has something more official lined up for March. …read more

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Posted on December 29, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Derek Brunson vs. Kevin Holland in the works to headline UFC Fight Night on March 20

It looks like Kevin Holland is ready to also keep busy in 2021.
A middleweight matchup between Holland and Derek Brunson is in the works to headline UFC Fight Night on …read more

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Holland Draws Brunson For March 20

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Surging Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight prospect Kevin Holland will be tested by longtime veteran Derek Brunson in the upcoming …read more

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Kevin Holland gets March headlining spot against Derek Brunson

UFC middleweight contenders Kevin Holland and Derek Brunson will meet in the headliner of a UFC Fight Night card that is set for March 2021. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto was the …read more

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Kevin Holland, welterweight contenders line up to challenge Leon Edwards with Khamzat Chimaev out of UFC Fight Island 8

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If the UFC matchmakers need a replacement for the promotion’s Jan. 20 main event, they have plenty of …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev out of UFC Fight Island 8 headliner; Kevin Holland offers to step in

The UFC Fight Night headlining bout between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev has been canceled for the second time in two months.

Edwards and Chimaev were initially scheduled to headline UFC …read more

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Editorial: Making the case for a Kevin Holland title shot

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Without a clear top contender for Israel Adesanya, why not thrust motor-mouthed Kevin Holland into the spot? The precendent is there …read more

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Kevin Holland surprises lucky fan with heavy bag for Christmas

UFC middleweight contender Kevin Holland surprised one lucky MMA fan on Twitter with a heavy bag just in time for Christmas. On Christmas day, Holland wished his followers on social …read more

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Posted on December 27, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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MMA Hot List: Deiveson Figueiredo, Kevin Holland among contenders for top spot

Our panel weighs quality and quantity of wins as it ranks the hottest fighters in MMA. …read more

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Posted on December 22, 2020, 2:17 pm By
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Kevin Holland slams TJ Dillashaw for claiming ownership of bantamweight belt

UFC middleweight contender Kevin Holland was not impressed by a recent comment from former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. Dillashaw ruled over the UFC bantamweight division for several years, but …read more

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Posted on December 21, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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Twitter Mailbag: Khamzat Chimaev vs. Kevin Holland, Michel Pereira's UFC potential, more

Questions on your mind about recent happenings in the UFC or the sport of MMA in general? MMA Junkie’s Twitter Mailbag is here – and this week, @mma_kings answers:

Why hasn’t …read more

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Derek Brunson accepts challenge from Kevin Holland

UFC middleweight Derek Brunson accepted the challenge from Kevin Holland as the two middleweights appear to be on a collision course in 2021. Fresh off of a brutal KO win …read more

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Get DEEP With UFC 256 ‘Fight Motion’

Nobody died at UFC 256 last weekend in Las Vegas but I probably would have been okay with Kevin Holland doing that whole Ressssst Innnnn Peeeeaaaaccceee shtick from The Undertaker …read more

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Video: UFC 256 ‘Fight Motion’ features incredible Deiveson Figueiredo-Brandon Moreno title fight, Kevin Holland’s must-see knockout, more

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Watch the UFC 256 edition of “Fight Motion” to see all the stunning highlights from Saturday’s pay-per-view, including the epic …read more

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Kevin Holland calls Khamzat Chimaev a “wannabe gangster”

UFC middleweight contender Kevin Holland called Khamzat Chimaev a “wannabe gangster” after hearing “crickets” following his recent call-out. Holland knocked out veteran Ronaldo Souza at UFC 256 last weekend with …read more

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Kevin Holland has an interesting motive for wanting to beat up Derek Brunson

At UFC 256, middleweight contender Kevin Holland scored his biggest win yet. Now he’s expressed his interest in beating up Derek Brunson… but not for any reason you might assume. …read more

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Jacare Souza Releases Statement After UFC 256 Loss

Jacare Souza has released a statement after his knockout loss to Kevin Holland at UFC 256. Souza was returning to middleweight and looking to snap his two-fight losing skid. Unfortunately, …read more

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Posted on December 16, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Jacare ‘pretty upset’ with KO loss, wants quick return

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Middleweight Ronaldo Souza is trying to keep a positive attitude after his KO loss to Kevin Holland at UFC 256. …read more

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Posted on December 16, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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UFC Rankings Update: Charles Oliveira and Kevin Holland make big jumps

Among the biggest winners from UFC 256, there arguably weren’t any bigger than Charles Oliveira and Kevin Holland. In the event’s co-main event, Brazil’s Oliveira impressed beyond comprehension with the …read more

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UFC Rankings Update: Charles Oliveira and Kevin Holland make big jumps

Among the biggest winners from UFC 256, there arguably weren’t any bigger than Charles Oliveira and Kevin Holland. In the event’s co-main event, Brazil’s Oliveira impressed beyond comprehension with the …read more

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Kevin Holland has no plans to slow down: “I guess we will have to do 6 fights in 2021”

UFC middleweight contender Kevin Holland is planning for a big year in 2021 after a sensational five wins in 2020. While some aren’t including him in the discussion for Fighter …read more

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Posted on December 15, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Triple Take: Is UFC champ Deiveson Figueiredo or Kevin Holland the 'Fighter of the Year'?

Well, 2020 has been tough for many, but despite all the adversity, there are two men in MMA who had spectacular years to say the least.
UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo …read more

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Video: Holland not buying Chimaev hype

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UFC 256 victor Kevin Holland doesn’t see why there’s so much fuss around Khamzat Chimaev. Few made bigger impressions this …read more

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Kevin Holland questions Khamzat Chimaev's reputation, fancies middleweight bout with 'Borz'

LAS VEGAS – Kevin Holland has already won five fights in 2020, but if the right situation came up, he’d be more than happy to make an instant turnaround and …read more

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Kevin Holland Not Impressed by Khamzat Chimaev’s Heavily Hyped 2020 Campaign

For the record, Kevin Holland doesn’t mind giving out credit where credit is due. …read more

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After big UFC 256 win, Holland calls out Chimaev to fight next week

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After a sensational first-round knockout win over Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza at UFC 256, Kevin Holland wants a quick turnaround against …read more

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Kevin Holland on UFC 256 win over Ronaldo Souza: “I hate that it had to be Jacare that I did like that”

UFC middleweight Kevin Holland picked up a KO win over Ronaldo Souza at UFC 256, but he wishes it hadn’t been “Jacare” who got knocked out. Holland picked up arguably …read more

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Takeaways: Who's next for the stars in Vegas?

While the flyweight main event was incredible, Kevin Holland and Charles Olivera made themselves must-see in 2021. …read more

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Kevin Holland’s brutal knockout tops UFC 256 performance bonuses

The UFC closed out its 2020 pay-per-view events with a fight card that suffered from several title bouts dropping off, but which delivered when it came to action come fight …read more

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UFC 256 results: Kevin Holland makes history with 5th win in 2020 after insane KO of 'Jacare' Souza

Kevin Holland’s ridiculous fighting pace this year paid off Saturday in the form of UFC history and his biggest win to date against Ronaldo Souza at UFC 256.
Holland (21-5 MMA, …read more

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UFC 256 results: Kevin Holland earns highlight reel knockout against ‘Jacare’ Souza, calls out Khamzat Chimaev

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Kevin Holland capped off his 2020 in spectacular fashion while earning his fifth win of the year.
The always outspoken middleweight …read more

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UFC 256 live blog: Kevin Holland vs. Ronaldo Souza

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This is the UFC 256 live blog for Kevin Holland vs. Ronaldo Souza, a middleweight main card …read more

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UFC 256 Results: Kevin Holland KO’s Ronaldo Souza (Video)

Tonight’s UFC 256 event includes a key middleweight matchup featuring veteran Ronaldo Souza taking on surging contender Kevin Holland. Souza (26-8 MMA) enters tonight’s event looking to snap a two-fight …read more

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They said what?! Pros react to Kevin Holland’s crazy KO of Ronaldo Souza at UFC 256

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Kevin Holland knocked out Ronaldo Souza in the first round at ‘UFC 256 – ‘FIGUEIREDO VS MORENO’. On Twitter, pros …read more

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Pros react after Kevin Holland stops Ronaldo Souza at UFC 256

Tonight’s UFC 256 event included a key middleweight matchup featuring veteran Ronaldo Souza taking on surging contender Kevin Holland. Souza (26-8 MMA) had entered tonight’s event looking to snap a …read more

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UFC 256 results: Kevin Holland uniquely and violently knocks out Jacare Souza

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Kevin Holland just brutally sparked out Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in a unique way on the UFC 256 PPV main card. …read more

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Jacare Souza: Jack Hermansson Was Scared To Fight Me At UFC Vegas 16

Jacare Souza will be competing against Kevin Holland at UFC 256 this Saturday, but he claims that he would have fought last week instead had Jack Hermansson accepted. As …read more

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‘Jacare’ Souza outlines future plans: Stop Kevin Holland, then beat Marvin Vettori

Ronaldo Souza finally re-enters the UFC cage Saturday, battling rising Kevin Holland in Las Vegas. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Ronaldo Souza will put an …read more

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Kevin Holland aims to be ‘overnight alligator catcher’ at UFC 256, wants to fight Khamzat Chimaev on Dec. 19

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When Kevin Holland tested positive for COVID-19, and was subsequently removed from his main event matchup with Jack Hermasson, many …read more

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Jacare Souza: Jack Hermansson Was Scared To Fight Me At UFC Vegas 16

Jacare Souza will be competing against Kevin Holland at UFC 256 this Saturday, but he claims that he would have fought last week instead had Jack Hermansson accepted. As …read more

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Trainer: Smaller Octagon Will Function Like a Gi for ‘Jacare’ at UFC 256

Josuel Distak, head coach of Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight Ronaldo Souza, is optimistic about the return of his fighter against Kevin Holland at UFC 256. …read more

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Jacare Souza’s Sights Set Only On Holland

Jacare Souza isn’t interesting on looking back at his career just yet, the only thing that’s on his mind is defeating Kevin Holland at UFC 256.
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Jacare praises Kevin Holland’s ‘excellent’ 2020 run

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Former Strikeforce champion Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza believes he will put on a vintage performance at UFC 256. Former Strikeforce champ …read more

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Kevin Holland explains how he's fighting 'Jacare' Souza at UFC 256 after COVID-19 hiccup

Kevin Holland says he was never COVID-19 positive and that’s why he’s eligible to fight Ronaldo Souza at UFC 256.
Holland (20-5 MMA, 6-2 UFC) was forced out of the UFC …read more

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UFC 256 Clash: Jacare Vs. Holland!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight combatants Kevin Holland and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will duel this weekend (Sat., Dec. 12, 2020) …read more

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Kevin Holland Wanted To Fight Released UFC Vet Yoel Romero Next

You can add Kevin Holland’s name to the list of people disappointed to see Yoel Romero’s UFC run come to an end. Kevin Holland began his 2020 campaign by defeating …read more

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Posted on December 8, 2020, 11:46 pm By
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Video: UFC 256 'Countdown' for Kevin Holland vs. 'Jacare' Souza

Did you miss the debut of “UFC 256 Countdown” or just want to watch it again? Check out a preview of a key clash now.
The segment takes a special look …read more

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UFC 256 Countdown: Kevin Holland vs ‘Jacare’ Souza

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Veteran Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza takes on up and comer Kevin Holland on a deep UFC 256 main card. Watch these athletes prepare for their bout on Saturday, December …read more

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Kevin Holland sends a message to Jacare Souza ahead of UFC 256: “Don’t try and lay and pray”

Kevin Holland is hoping to give the fans an entertaining fight. On the main card of UFC 256, Holland is set to take on perennial middleweight contender, Jacare Souza in …read more

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Kevin Holland gives props to Marvin Vettori for ‘finally becoming a man,’ but not picking him to win at UFC Vegas 16

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Kevin Holland was scheduled to compete in Saturday night’s middleweight headliner against Jack Hermansson, but after testing positive for COVID-19, he’ll …read more

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Video: What the Heck, Episode 36: Kevin Holland, Marlon Vera, Brandon Vera and Montana De La Rosa

On this week’s episode of What the Heck, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck chats with UFC middleweight Kevin Holland (5:28) as he discusses being removed from this Saturday’s UFC Vegas 16 …read more

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Jacare: Hermansson Turned Down UFC Vegas 16 Rematch

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When Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced that Kevin Holland was infected with COVID-19 and sent to …read more

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