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10th Annual World MMA Awards voting underway; MMAjunkie, MMAjunkie Radio and John Morgan nominated

Voting is underway for the 10th Annual World MMA Awards, and Ryan Bader, Rafael dos Anjos, Robert Whittaker, Demetrious Johnson and Max Holloway are up for the top honor.
Fighters Only …read more

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Dana White Says Frankie Edgar Could Replace Holloway or Ortega at UFC 226

Dana White says Frankie Edgar could be a replacement opponent in UFC 226‘s featherweight title bout should anyone pull out. Max Holloway is scheduled to defend his featherweight title against …read more

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Posted on May 9, 2018, 5:17 pm By
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Dana White confirms Frankie Edgar is next in line for featherweight title shot

Originally, Frankie Edgar was expected to get a crack at Max Holloway and the UFC featherweight title at UFC 222 back in March. When Holloway was forced out of the …read more

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Vick vs. Felder added to UFC Boise

After losing his UFC 223 opponent, Al Iaquinta, due to Max Holloway being yanked from the card at the last minute, Paul Felder has a new fight booked. An intriguing …read more

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Edgar: I deserve to fight the winner of Holloway vs. Ortega

Frankie Edgar firmly believes he should get to fight the winner of the featherweight title fight between Max Holloway and Brian Ortega at UFC 226. After suffering his first-ever …read more

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Max Holloway and Jon Stewart Face-off To The Delight of Armed Forces

UFC featherweight champion, Max Holloway, has been participating in a recent USO tour to entertain the men and women of the United States Armed Forces. Paige VanZant and former host …read more

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Midnight Mania! Jon Stewart Makes Max Holloway Back Down

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
UFC 145-lb. champion Max Holloway went on tour to entertain the troops …read more

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Ortega on a fight with Khabib: ‘It’s on my radar’

Brian Ortega may have a title fight against Max Holloway lined up for UFC 226 on July 7th, but a fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov is certainly something he’s interested in …read more

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Jon Stewart gives himself a wedgie facing off with Max Holloway

If there’s anything civilians love to do around fighters, it’s square off and do their best tough-guy impression.
But when you’re comedian Jon Stewart, and you’re giving the men and women …read more

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Frankie Edgar Wants the Winner of Max Holloway and Brian Ortega

With his win over Cub Swanson on April 21, Frankie Edgar believes that he should face the winner of champion Max Holloway and Brian Ortega. …read more

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Jose Aldo Contemplated Retirement Following Loss to Max Holloway in Rematch at UFC 218

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo nearly considered calling it a career following back-to-back losses to Max Holloway last year. …read more

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Posted on April 30, 2018, 4:46 pm By
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Brian Ortega wants Khabib Nurmagomedov after Max Holloway fight

When Tony Ferguson was forced out of his UFC 223 lightweight title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov, top UFC featherweight contender Brian Ortega was briefly considered as a replacement opponent for …read more

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Jose Aldo Admits he Considered Retirement After Losses to Max Holloway

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo almost walked away from the sport recently. Aldo was on top of the featherweight division for several years until he lost the featherweight belt …read more

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Jose Aldo considered retirement following second loss to Max Holloway

Jose Aldo almost left the sport in 2017.
The Nova Uniao fighter lost the UFC featherweight belt to Max Holloway last June, and got a chance to re-capture it six months …read more

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Brian Ortega has Khabib Nurmagomedov on radar after Max Holloway

Sometimes the best decisions are the ones made without thought. That strategy has worked out for Brian Ortega, anyway.
Ortega (14-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) stepped up on short notice and knocked …read more

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Brian Ortega: It’s ‘surreal’ to be fighting Holloway for UFC title

Brian Ortega talks about his upcoming featherweight title bout with Max Holloway at UFC 226. Brian Ortega left no doubt as to who the next top featherweight contender was after …read more

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Max Holloway says Conor McGregor ‘crossed the line’ with Brooklyn bus attack

Max Holloway doesn’t condone the actions of Conor McGregor and his entourage causing chaos at the Barclays Center two weeks ago.
Like many witnesses, Holloway didn’t realize that “The Notorious” was …read more

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Frankie Edgar Believes He’s Back In Line To Face the Winner of Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega

Frankie Edgar suffered a setback in early March but following a dominant win over Cub Swanson on Saturday night, he believes he’s back in title contention …read more

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Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega, Francis Ngannou vs. Derrick Lewis Slated for UFC 226

UFC 226 is shaping up to be one of 2018’s biggest cards. …read more

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White confirms Holloway vs. Ortega as UFC 226 co-headliner

Max Holloway will defend his featherweight title against Brian Ortega at the upcoming UFC 226 PPV. Max Holloway’s wish to return to the Octagon in July has been granted, as …read more

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Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega On Tap for UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier

Max Holloway wanted to make his return at UFC 226 and now he’ll get his wish. The reigning UFC featherweight champion will put his title up for grabs when he …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2018, 5:16 am By
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Max Holloway Puts His Title on the Line Against Brian Ortega at UFC 226

Featherweight champion Max Holloway will get his wish to return to action at UFC 226 as he faces off with No. 1 contender Brian Ortega on July 7 in Las …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2018, 5:16 am By
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Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega targeted for UFC 226

UFC 223’s loss could end up being UFC 226’s gain.
A much-anticipated featherweight title bout between UFC champion Max Holloway and undefeated challenger Brian Ortega is being targeted for the International …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2018, 4:16 am By
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Holloway to defend title vs. Ortega at UFC 226

Featherweight champion Max Holloway will be looking to defend his title for the second time when he meets Brian Ortega at UFC 226 on July 7 in Las Vegas. …read more

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Holloway hoping to defend title against Brian Ortega at UFC 226

Max Holloway is hoping to return to action in July. Max Holloway has been forced to pull out of his last two fights, but the reigning featherweight champion is hoping …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Holloway Vs. Ortega Targeted For UFC 226 Title Fight

It looks like UFC 226 finally has a co-main event, as MMAjunkie reports that UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will defend his title opposite undefeated contender Brian Ortega on July …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega title fight in the works for UFC 226 in Las Vegas

It appears Max Holloway will get his desired date and location for his next UFC featherweight title defense.
A matchup between Holloway (19-3 MMA, 15-3 UFC) and top contender Brian Ortega …read more

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Max Holloway hopeful next title fight will take place at UFC 226

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is moving on.
Two weeks after he was ruled medically unfit to compete at UFC 223, Holloway is hopeful he’ll be scheduled defend his title against …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Holloway Wants Ortega Title Fight At UFC 226

After getting pulled from his last-minute Lightweight championship (UFC) fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov at last weekend’s (Sat., April 7, 2018) UFC 223 event, Max Holloway is now focused on taking …read more

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Max Holloway eyes July date with Brian Ortega following UFC 223 exit 

Max Holloway isn’t spending any time dwelling on what could have been had he not been pulled from his short-notice title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223.
The featherweight …read more

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UFC 223 prelims do 892,000 viewers

The UFC had hoped for its strongest numbers of 2018 this past Saturday when Khabib Nurmagomedov was to face either Tony Ferguson or Max Holloway in the main event.
But with …read more

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Anthony Pettis had to cut weight multiple times at UFC 223

When news first broke that Max Holloway was ruled medically unfit to compete against Khabib Nurmagomedov in the main event of UFC 223 this past weekend, Anthony Pettis’s name was …read more

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Max Holloway: I Would Have Made Weight Had NYSAC Not Pulled Plug

Current Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight king Max Holloway agreed to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at lightweight on just six days’ notice after the Dagestani’s previous scheduled opponent, Tony Ferguson, had to …read more

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Max Holloway doesn’t believe McGregor meant to break bus window in infamous rampage

Last Thursday, Conor McGregor arrived at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, New York—the host venue for UFC 223—and all hell broke loose.
Even by McGregor standards, it was a terrible scene, …read more

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Holloway: We were within ‘striking distance’ to make weight for UFC 223

Featherweight champion Max Holloway says he was a few pounds away from pushing through with his supposed fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223. After Tony Ferguson was forced …read more

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NYSAC on UFC 223 rumors: ‘Felder never came into play’

What really happened to Max Holloway? Was Paul Felder’s ranking an issue? What about Anthony Pettis? NYSAC executive director Kim Sumbler is hoping to put a few rumors to bed. …read more

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Max Holloway says he came within ‘striking distance’ of making weight for UFC 223 

Max Holloway believes he would have made weight for UFC 223 if the New York State Athletic Commission didn’t pull him from the Brooklyn event on Friday morning.
Holloway stepped …read more

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Posted on April 9, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Max Holloway Defends NYSAC for UFC 223 Ruling

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway has had a wild week. Holloway was supposed to be the savior of the upcoming UFC 223 pay-per-view event. Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov was …read more

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After UFC 223 debacle, Max Holloway is focused on defending his featherweight title—for now

For a few days, it looked as though UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway would battle Khabib Nurmagomedov for the UFC lightweight title in the main event of Saturday night’s UFC …read more

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With sights on Brian Ortega, Max Holloway doesn't fault NYSAC for UFC 223 ruling: 'History can wait’

When weight concerns caused the New York State Athletic Commission to pull Max Holloway from UFC 223’s lightweight title headliner, Holloway admits the fighter in him was mad.
“When they called …read more

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Nurmagomedov still has his title fight, now against Iaquinta

Originally, Khabib Nurmagomedov was to fight Tony Ferguson for the UFC lightweight title. Then Ferguson dropped out with an injury, replaced by Max Holloway. And when the featherweight champ was …read more

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Twitter reacts to UFC 223 weigh-in that ended in Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Al Iaquinta

Weigh-ins for UFC 223 were perhaps the most insane in history. What started with a Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Max Holloway lightweight title fight turned into Nurmagomedov vs. Al Iaquinta …read more

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UFC 223: Khabib Nurmagomedov Vs Al Iaquinta Is Your New Main Event

Finally, mercifully, UFC 223 has a new main event.
It was touch-and-go there for awhile, after New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) ruled Max Holloway unfit to compete. That means …read more

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Posted on April 6, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Nutritionist: NYSAC looked at Max Holloway's numbers at UFC 223 and said no

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MMA nutrition consultant George Lockhart said UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway had energy to spare and was progressing well during his weight cut.
But the …read more

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Report: Pettis, Felder denied UFC 223 main event against Khabib

The search for a replacement for Max Holloway continues. According to reports, neither Anthony Pettis nor Paul Felder will replace Max Holloway as the main event of UFC 223. …read more

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UPDATE | Anthony Pettis and Paul Felder ruled out as replacement opponents for Khabib Nurmagomedov

This morning, the MMA community was rocked by the terrible news that Max Holloway—in the midst of his cut down to 155 pounds—was deemed unfit to fight at UFC 223, …read more

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Holloway Apologizes For UFC 223 Despite ‘Great’ Weight Cut

By now I’m sure most mixed martial arts (MMA) fans are aware that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was forced to cancel the Max Holloway vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov pay-per-view (PPV) title …read more

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Max Holloway issues statement on last-second UFC 223 withdrawal

This morning, we were hit with the unfortunate news that UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway had been deemed “unfit to compete” and forced out of his last-minute lightweight title fight …read more

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Assessing Max’s chances against Khabib at UFC 223

A brief look at some of Max Holloway’s tools which could trouble Khabib Nurmagomedov, in a perfect world. UPDATE: Holloway was deemed medically unfit to fight and this main event …read more

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Max Holloway releases statement on UFC 223 removal, apologizes to Khabib Nurmagomedov

Max Holloway apologized to Khabib Nurmagomedov after her was ruled medically unfit to compete in the UFC 223 main event.
After Nurmagomedov (25-0 MMA, 9-0 UFC) made weight for the lightweight …read more

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UFC 223: Max Holloway declared medically unfit to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov

Max Holloway (right) was declared medically unfit to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov (left) at UFC 223. One of the craziest weeks in UFC history took another wild turn on Friday …read more

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Max Holloway Deemed ‘Medically Unfit,’ Out at UFC 223; Anthony Pettis Tabbed as Replacement

A failed weight cut has forced Max Holloway to withdraw from the UFC 223 main event on Saturday (now available on Amazon Prime) in Brooklyn, New York, according to the …read more

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Holloway medically unfit, pulled from UFC 223

Dana White says featherweight champion Max Holloway has been declared medically unfit to fight and will not face Khabib Nurmagomedov for the UFC’s lightweight championship in the UFC 223 main …read more

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Max Holloway Out of UFC 223 Main Event, Deemed Medically Ineligible to Compete

Disaster struck UFC 223 yet again on Friday after Max Holloway was deemed medically inegilible to compete in the UFC 223 main event. …read more

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Max Holloway Pulled From UFC 223

Hey, remember when those weight-cutting experts were like, “This will be the biggest weight cut we’ve ever done but Max Holloway is a stud and he can handle it and …read more

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Max Holloway out of UFC 223 main event against Khabib Nurmagomedov

UFC 223 is having a rough week.
Featherweight champion Max Holloway has been pulled from Saturday’s main event fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov after being deemed medically unfit to compete. MMA Fighting …read more

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Max Holloway ‘medically unfit to fight,’ Anthony Pettis to step in against Khabib at UFC 223

Max Holloway didn’t make it to the UFC 223 weigh ins, and the main event against Khabib Nurmagomedov has been changed yet again. The UFC 223 disasters continue to …read more

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Max Holloway medically unfit to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – The curses against the UFC 223 card continued today, and now the main event has been scrapped.
Featherweight champion Max Holloway (19-3 MMA, 15-3 UFC) is going to …read more

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Khabib trumpets 'different mentality' than Holloway

Sitting on the dais inside the Music Hall of Williamsburg just a handful of days after learning that he would be facing Max Holloway instead of Tony Ferguson on Saturday …read more

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Posted on April 6, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Max Holloway, Khabib Nurmagomedov and what is behind their stunning streaks

Nurmagomedov(25-0 MMA, 9-0 UFC), who is the No. 3 ranked lightweight in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA lightweight rankings, brings an unbeaten record of 25-0 into the bout. Nine of …read more

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Short notice is nothing new to Max Holloway

Short notice? No problem for @BlessedMMA! This is like any other fight for the UFC featherweight champ #UFC223 pic.twitter.com/fFLfljKQqR
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Opinion: Nurmagomedov vs. Holloway could be disappointing

The end result of UFC 223 could leave fans unsatisfied. Khabib Nurmagomedov has taken a giant risk. Max Holloway is risking his health. The fans, while pumped about the new …read more

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UFC 223 Embedded, Episode 4: ‘You can’t let this one slide’

In the latest episode of UFC 223 Embedded, Khabib Nurmagomedov watches Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier videos while running on the treadmill; Max Holloway ponders his chance to make history; …read more

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UFC 223 midweek odds: Khabib still favored heavily, Rose-Joanna is even

Here are the betting lines for Saturday’s UFC 223 card, as Khabib Nurmagomedov is quite favored to beat Max Holloway in the main event, and Rose Namajunas and Joanna Jedrzejczyk …read more

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Raw Video: Conor McGregor Crashes UFC 223 Media Day, Fighter Cut During Wild Bus Attack

All fucking hell just broke loose at the UFC 223 media day.
Originally held to promote the upcoming lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Max Holloway, the press gathering quickly …read more

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UFC 223 media day staredowns

At UFC 223 media day, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Max Holloway, Rose Namajunas, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and the rest of the stars of UFC 223 squared off Thursday afternoon in Brooklyn. …read more

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McGregor to White: You’ll ‘strip me of nothing’

“The Notorious” says the UFC lightweight title won’t leave him after this Saturday’s UFC 223 main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Max Holloway. Conor McGregor has spoken.
UFC president Dana White …read more

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White: UFC Won’t Be Going To Hawaii Anytime Soon

Despite the fact that Hawaii has been able to produce two well-known mixed martial arts (MMA) champions in BJ Penn and Max Holloway, the Hawaii Tourism Authority doesn’t see any …read more

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Conor McGregor has a message for the “c**ts” who plan to strip him of the title

With Khabib Nurmagomedov and last-minute replacement Max Holloway vying for lightweight gold in the main event of UFC 223 this weekend, the division’s current champion Conor McGregor is expected to …read more

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Khabib, Holloway discuss matchup at UFC 223 press conference

BROOKLYN, NYThe lightweight division will have a new champion on Saturday when Khabib Nurmagomedov and Max Holloway square off in the UFC 223 main event. In between the chants of …read more

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Max Holloway UFC 223 open workout video

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway put on a show for the fans and the media at UFC 223 open workouts Wednesday in Brooklyn. …read more

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Max Holloway discusses weight cut, ankle injury, McGregor rematch, Bruno Mars well wishes, more

BROOKLYN — UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway talks about his short-notice title fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov, what he was doing when he got the call, his weight cut, his ankle …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov, Max Holloway respectful in war of words ahead of UFC 223

It’s clear Khabib Nurmagomedov and Max Holloway carry mutual respect for each other. However, that doesn’t mean they’re not going to try to inflict violence upon one another in Saturday’s …read more

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White: ‘Holloway vs Khabib’ Biggest Trending Fight Since UFC 205

The upcoming Lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Max Holloway may have only been booked four days ago (see why here), but it’s already trending to be Ultimate Fighting …read more

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The MMA Circus: UFC 223 preview

On Episode 156 of The MMA Circus, Nick Baldwin and Andrew Lawrence discuss Max Holloway replacing Tony Ferguson against Khabib Nurmagomedov, as well as the rest of UFC 223. EPISODE …read more

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Money vs. legacy? Nurmagomedov, Holloway argue at lively UFC 223 presser

Khabib Nurmagomedov has all the respect in the world for Max Holloway accepting a fight against him on just six days’ notice. He’s just not convinced it’s necessarily for the …read more

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Nurmagomedov Not Overly Impressed by Holloway, Compares UFC 223 Foe to Edson Barboza

Khabib Nurmagomedov says he has watched every single bout of Max Holloway’s current 12-fight UFC winning streak. …read more

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Dana White: Max Holloway-Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223 biggest event since UFC 205 at MSG

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It seems the main event substitution of Max Holloway for Tony Ferguson has turned Saturday’s UFC 223 into an even bigger event.
Although there was …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Says Max Holloway Isn’t Ready, Max Say He Is (UFC 223 Video)

Featherweight champion Max Holloway stepped up on six-days notice to face Khabib Nurmagomedov on Saturday at UFC 223 and Nurmagomedov says Holloway’s not ready. …read more

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White: McGregor Will Lose His Belt, Ferguson Won’t

Dana White has been very adamant in declaring that the upcoming fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Max Holloway — which is set to headline this weekend’s (Sat., April 7, 2018) …read more

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UFC 223 workout live stream

The UFC 223 workout live stream features the top stars at this Saturday’s UFC event in Brooklyn. Khabib Nurmagomedov, Max Holloway and Rose Namajunas are slated to do their sessions …read more

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UFC 223 video: Holloway vs. Khabib staredown

Watch the staredown for the UFC 223 main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Max Holloway. After an entertaining UFC 223 pre-fight press conference, headliners Khabib Nurmagomedov and Max Holloway …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Max Holloway UFC 223 press conference staredown

BROOKLYN — Following the UFC 223 pre-fight press conference, lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov and UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway squared off ahead of their UFC 223 title fight.
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UFC 223 Embedded, Ep. 3: ‘Smash this guy, take belt’

On the third episode of UFC 223 Embedded, Khabib Nurmagomedov and his entourage train at Renzo Gracie’s academy, Max Holloway settles into fight week, Joanna Jedrzejczyk tries on her Reebok …read more

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UFC 223 press conference video live at 5 p.m. ET

At the UFC 223 press conference, Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway, UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, and UFC president Dana White will answer questions from the …read more

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If Max Holloway wins at UFC 223, he assures he’ll defend both his titles

On Saturday night, in the new main event of UFC 223, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will take on undefeated Dagestani lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov. If Holloway can topple this challenge—an …read more

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Daily Debate: Is Max Holloway greatest Hawaiian fighter if he beats Khabib on 6 days' notice?

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway has a chance at history Saturday night. But in order to do it, he’s got a tall order to overcome.
Holloway (19-3 MMA, 15-3 UFC) meets …read more

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Fighter On Fighter! Breaking Down ‘Blessed!’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight kingpin, Max Holloway, will step up on six-day notice to challenge unbeaten Dagestani smashing machine, Khabib Nurmagomedov (25-0), this Saturday (April 7, 2018) at UFC …read more

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UFC 223: Fantasy Cheat Sheet

An injury to Tony Ferguson forced a change to the UFC 223 main event, but there’s certainly no less intrigue now that featherweight champion Max Holloway has stepped in to …read more

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Unfiltered: Khabib Joins In-Studio and Says 'Aloha' to Max Holloway

Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov, and Ali Abdelaziz, join Jim and Matt in-studio ahead of Khabib’s UFC 223 Lightweight title fight and discuss Max Holloway replacing Tony Ferguson, if any other …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Sends Warning to Max Holloway: I’m ‘A Different Animal, ‘I Maul People’

Khabib Nurmagomedov warns featherweight champion Max Holloway that he has no idea what he’s in for when they step into the cage on Saturday night. …read more

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Khabib on Holloway’s short notice decision: ‘I would never take this’

Khabib Nurmagomedov sounded very respectful of his new opponent, Max Holloway, ahead of UFC 223, but made it clear, if the shoe were on the other foot, he wouldn’t be …read more

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'UFC 223 Embedded,' No. 2: Max Holloway, Khabib Nurmagomedov have first encounter

The UFC returns to pay-per-view this weekend with the most anticipated event of the year so far, and the promotion has rolled out its “Embedded” treatment to preview UFC 223.
The …read more

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UFC debuts official event poster for UFC 223: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Max Holloway

UFC 223’s replacement main event is officially official — and there’s a new event poster to prove it.
With Tony Ferguson out of his April 7 battle against Khabib Nurmagomedov due …read more

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Eddie Alvarez details offer to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov, gives Max Holloway slim chance

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez said he received an offer to face Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223.
Before UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway (19-3 MMA, 15-3 UFC) stepped in to …read more

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Check out the updated UFC 223 poster, where Khabib looms large over Max Holloway

After a fight week switch to the main event, the UFC has released an updated version of the UFC 223 poster ahead of Saturday.
Following an injury that will keep Tony …read more

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UFC 223 Embedded, Episode 2: ‘Don’t slip like Tony Ferguson’

In the second episode of UFC 223 Embedded, Khabib Nurmagomedov talks Tony Ferguson and Max Holloway, Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s coach Mike Brown slips and falls on an escalator during a Polish …read more

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Max Holloway Reveals Why he Wants to be 2-Division Champion

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway continues to speak out about accepting his latest fight. The champion had to pull out of UFC 222 due to an injury. He was scheduled …read more

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George Lockhart Believes That Max Holloway’s UFC 223 Weight Cut Will Be Challenging

George Lockhart was a huge piece to the puzzle when it came to Max Holloway stepping in to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223. Before anything could be accepted, Holloway’s …read more

Source:: MMANews

Awkward! Khabib, Holloway Forced To Share Tiny Gym

Brooklyn, New York, is not a small place.
It sure looks that way when you see Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Max Holloway cutting weight alongside lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov …read more

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Posted on April 3, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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