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Frankie Edgar talks motivation, legacy and upcoming fight against ‘The Korean Zombie’

The year 2018 didn’t start out great for former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar.In March, his long-awaited bout against Max Holloway for the featherweight crown was cancelled for the second …read more

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Jose Aldo’s coach calls for rematch against Conor McGregor

Team Nova Uniao head coach Andre Pederneiras wants a rematch between Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor. After a two-fight losing streak courtesy of current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway, Jose …read more

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Watch the MMA Beat live today at 12 p.m. ET

On this week’s show, the panel will discuss UFC 227’s top storylines, Max Holloway’s public comments, UFC Calgary fallout, Conor McGregor news and more.
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Morning Report: Max Holloway says he’s ‘confident’ he’ll fight again before the end of the year

At UFC 226, Max Holloway was supposed to defend his featherweight title against the surging Brian Ortega. But just a few days beforehand, fate intervened and Holloway was pulled from …read more

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Posted on July 31, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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Max Holloway gives update, expects return by year’s end, ‘This wasn’t a weight cut thing’

We lost out on one of MMA’s most highly anticipated matchups in the lead up of UFC 226’s fight week. But in the end, it was for fighter safety.
Showing concussion-like …read more

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Max Holloway Still Has No Idea What Caused Medical Issues, Vows to Fight Again

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is still searching for answers. Less than a month removed from being forced out of his title defense at UFC 226 due to ‘concussion like …read more

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Holloway ‘Conned’ Into Hospital Visit, Blames Clickbait For Stroke Scare

Current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight champion Max Holloway is still on the mend after he was forced out of his title defense against Brian Ortega a few weeks ago …read more

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Max Holloway still searching for answers, but 'ain't worried at all' about fighting future

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UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway still doesn’t have an exact diagnosis for why things went “haywire” prior to UFC 226, but he said he’s …read more

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Dana White Not Ready for Max Holloway to Return, Addresses Interim Title Talk

UFC president Dana White gave a promising update on featherweight champion Max Holloway over the weekend, although he isn’t quite ready to welcome his 145-pound champion back to the cage. …read more

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Posted on July 29, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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Dana White: Max Holloway Doing Well Following Health Scare

Dana White has provided a positive Max Holloway health update. Holloway was scheduled to defend his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight title against Brian Ortega. The bout would’ve served as …read more

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Dana White Says UFC Will ‘Wait’ For Holloway, Updates Champ’s Health

It’s uncertain when UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will be ready to return from concussion-like symptoms, but UFC president Dana White gave some encouraging updates yesterday (Fri., July 27, 2018) …read more

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Dana White Addresses Conor McGregor, Max Holloway, and Previews UFC on FOX 30

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UFC president Dana White met with members of the media following the UFC on FOX 30 Ceremonial Weigh-in …read more

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Dana White gives promising update on Max Holloway's health, has no plans for interim title

CALGARY – UFC President Dana White says featherweight champion Max Holloway is making promising strides in his recovery after withdrawing from UFC 226 earlier this month under concerning circumstances.
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Jeremy Stephens cares about Max Holloway but would try to 'kill him' in rematch

CALGARY – Jeremy Stephens has concerns about the health of UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway, but that doesn’t mean he’s not gunning for his title belt.
Stephens (28-14 MMA, 15-13 UFC), …read more

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Jeremy Stephens welcomes going ‘leg kick for leg kick’ with Jose Aldo

CALGARY, Alberta — At UFC on FOX 30 media day, Jeremy Stephens discusses his fight against Jose Aldo, his longevity in the sport, Aldo’s leg kicks, Max Holloway’s health issues, …read more

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Jose Aldo hopes Max Holloway will fight again

CALGARY, Alberta — At UFC on FOX 30 media day, Jose Aldo discusses his fight against Jeremy Stephens, what’s left for him to accomplish in his career, Max Holloway’s health …read more

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With MMA retirement looming, Jose Aldo talks UFC on FOX 30, title hopes, legacy and Max Holloway

After Jose Aldo is done with his UFC on FOX 30 meeting with Jeremy Stephens on Saturday, he’ll have three fights left on his UFC contract.
And he’s not planning on …read more

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Jeremy Stephens: Jose Aldo is ‘Breakable’ and He’ll Be Broken Again on Saturday Night

Jeremy Stephens knew exactly what was going to happen when Max Holloway faced Jose Aldo.
Stephens, who had previously gone three rounds with Holloway, saw something in the young Hawaiian fighter …read more

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Manager denies rumors alleging that Holloway had a stroke prior to UFC 226

Manager Brian Butler-Au denies rumors about Max Holloway supposedly suffering a stroke prior to UFC 226, which led to his pullout from his scheduled title fight against Brian Ortega. …read more

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Posted on July 25, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Mirsad Bektic doesn’t think champ Max Holloway will remain at featherweight for long

HAMBURG, GermanyMirsad Bektic speaks to the media at UFC Hamburg about the growth of Balkan MMA, his hopes to fight in MSG in November, Max Holloway’s future in …read more

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Max Holloway’s team denies rumors that he suffered a stroke before UFC 226

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was supposed to defend his title against Brian Ortega at UFC 226. Unfortunately, this plan was derailed when he was forced out of the fight …read more

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Team Holloway Denies Stroke Reports Leading Up To UFC 226

Team Holloway isn’t happy with the varied medical reports floating around on the featherweight’s health. Something is wrong with Max Holloway. That’s clear following his last minute removal from last …read more

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Brian Ortega: Dana White compensated me for UFC 226

UFC featherweight contender Brian Ortega confirms that he has received compensation for his cancelled UFC 226 title fight vs. Max Holloway. Just when it looked as if Brian Ortega would …read more

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Brian Ortega Says he Was Compensated For UFC 226

It appears all is well with Brian Ortega and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Ortega was scheduled to challenge Max Holloway for the UFC featherweight title earlier this month. The …read more

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Dana White Compensates ‘T-City’

After revealing earlier this week that he has not been paid for his services leading up to a cancelled title fight with champion Max Holloway at UFC 226, featherweight Brian …read more

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Brian Ortega says he was compensated by UFC, will wait for title shot and pray for Max Holloway

Brian Ortega says he and Dana White were able to work out a financial arrangement in the aftermath of a scrapped UFC 226 title shot, and all is well between …read more

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Max Holloway Still Undergoing Tests, But is ‘Starting to Feel Better’

After Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight champion Max Holloway pulled out of his UFC 226 bout with Brian Ortega with “concussion like symptoms,” it sent a scare through the mixed martial …read more

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Max Holloway provides health update: ‘Starting to feel better’

Max Holloway is still trying to figure out what is wrong with him. UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway hasn’t had a good month. The Hawaiian fighter was forced out of …read more

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Holloway Facing More Tests As Doctors Try To ‘Figure This Out’

Something is wrong with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Max Holloway, and to date, neither “Blessed” nor his attending physicians can pinpoint what exactly is causing him so many …read more

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Ailing UFC champ Max Holloway back in Las Vegas for tests to 'try and figure this out'

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is still searching for answers after he was forced to withdraw from UFC 226, but it appears progress is being made.
Holloway (19-3 MMA, 15-3 UFC) …read more

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UFC champion Max Holloway provides small update on his condition

Max Holloway has been mostly quiet on social media since a serious health scare earlier this month. On Thursday, he provided fans an update on his physical condition on Twitter.
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Brian Ortega details meeting with 'pretty pissed off' Dana White after UFC 226 co-headliner fell apart

Brian Ortega has already come out and defended his decision not to accept a replacement fight at UFC 226 after featherweight champ Max Holloway’s sudden withdrawal from their scheduled co-headliner.
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Frankie Edgar: Brian Ortega Should Have Accepted Jeremy Stephens Fight at UFC 226

Last weekend’s co-main event at UFC 226 was supposed to feature a 145-pound championship bout between Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight champion Max Holloway and Brian Ortega. …read more

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Edgar: Ortega lost title shot for refusing UFC 226 replacement fight

Frankie Edgar believes Brian Ortega may have just lost his title shot for turning down a replacement fight at UFC 226. When UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was forced out …read more

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Jeremy Stephens accuses Brian Ortega of ducking him

When UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was removed from last Saturday’s UFC 226 bill, his opponent Brian Ortega was offered a last-minute replacement fight with surging featherweight knockout artist Jeremy …read more

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Brian Ortega to Discuss UFC 226 Pay With Dana White

Brian Ortega and Dana White are trying to sort things out. Ortega was set to take on Max Holloway for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight title in the co-main …read more

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Brian Ortega feels UFC featherweight title should be vacated if Holloway is facing lengthy absence

Undefeated featherweight contender Brian Ortega was supposed to battle divisional champ Max Holloway for the title in the co-main event of last weekend’s stacked UFC 226 card. Regrettably, this plan …read more

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Posted on July 11, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Brian Ortega: Vacate the Belt if Max Holloway is Out Indefinitely

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has not provided an official diagnosis on why current featherweight champion Max Holloway was forced to pull out of last Saturday’s co-main event at UFC 226 …read more

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Brian Ortega is fighting to get paid for cancelled UFC 226 bout

Brian Ortega did everything he was supposed to do with respect to his planned UFC 226 featherweight title fight with champ Max Holloway. He trained his butt off. He dieted. …read more

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Stephens: Brian Ortega Is Ducking Me!

UFC 226 — which went down last Saturday night (July 7, 2018) in Las Vegas, Nevada — suffered a major blow after Max Holloway was forced out of his Featherweight …read more

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Ortega Wants Vacant Title At UFC 227 In Wake Of ‘Blessed’ Water Poisoning

We still don’t have an official diagnosis for reigning featherweight champion Max Holloway, who was pulled from his UFC 226 co-main event against Brian Ortega for what was initially thought …read more

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Brian Ortega explains why he turned down replacement opponents for UFC 226: “I’m no yes man”

When UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was forced out of the UFC 226 co-main event with concussion-like symptoms, it left his opponent, undefeated challenger Brian Ortega, without a dance partner.
The …read more

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Brian Ortega says he stands by decision not to fight replacement at UFC 226: ‘I’m no yes man’

Brian Ortega went into last week expecting to fight Max Holloway for the UFC featherweight title. He arrived in Las Vegas, began his weight cut and participated in open workouts …read more

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Top 5 Questions Answered at UFC 226

Despite the cancellation of the 145-pound title fight between Max Holloway and Brian Ortega, UFC 226 was a historic event which will certainly be remembered as one of the year’s …read more

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Posted on July 8, 2018, 1:47 pm By
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Video: UFC 226 PPV live stream online

Watch UFC 226: Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier here! UFC 226 lost its original co-main, a potentially thrilling featherweight title bout between Max Holloway and Brian Ortega, but the …read more

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Preview! ‘Predator’ Takes Aim At ‘Black Beast’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was forced to make a change after the late removal of Max Holloway from the UFC 226 pay-per-view (PPV) fight card tonight (Sat., July 7, 2018) …read more

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Jeremy Stephens Blasts Brian Ortega: ‘Shut The F*ck up & Fight’

Jeremy Stephens is ripping Brian Ortega for not taking a last-minute fight with him at UFC 226. Ortega was scheduled to challenge UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway in the co-main …read more

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Holloway Thanks McGregor, Khabib For UFC 226 Support

It was announced earlier this week that reigning UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was pulled from his co-main event title fight with Brian Ortega this weekend at UFC 226 in …read more

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Max Holloway Speaks Out For the First Time Since UFC 226 Removal

Two days after the stunning news of his removal from the UFC 226 lineup, Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight champion Max Holloway has broken his silence. …read more

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UFC 226 Heavyweights Weigh-in: Derrick Lewis Shoves Francis Ngannou

It’s the big men taking all the top slots at UFC 226 on Saturday after featherweight champion Max Holloway was pulled from his fight with Brian Ortega after displaying continued …read more

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Posted on July 6, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Dana White Explains When Max Holloway Started Showing Concussion-Like Symptoms

UFC president Dana White explains when featherweight champ Max Holloway started showing signs of concussion-like symptoms. Holloway was forced him out of the UFC 226 co-main event due to concerns.
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The UFC Should Not Rush Max Holloway Back To The Octagon

The MMA Gods struck again earlier this week when UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway — who was scheduled to defend his title against challenger Brian Ortega in the co-main event …read more

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UFC 226’s Top 3 ‘Hidden Gems’

A heart wrenching, butt puckering, back-and-forth battle might be hidden on the UFC 226 ‘Prelims’ undercard. Max Holloway was removed from his Featherweight title co-main event spot opposite of Brian …read more

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Holloway Breaks Silence On UFC 226 Health Scare — ‘I’m Truly Sorry’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White cautioned mixed martial arts (MMA) fans to not expect reigning featherweight champion, Max Holloway, back inside the Octagon anytime soon after “Blessed” was …read more

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Max Holloway breaks silence on UFC 226 withdrawal, addresses Ortega, McGregor and Nurmagomedov

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Two days after his official removal from UFC 226, featherweight champion Max Holloway has finally spoken out.
Holloway (19-3 MMA, 15-3 UFC) was forced to …read more

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Dana White: ‘No way’ Holloway fights ‘anytime soon’

Dana White says Max Holloway’s health condition is a mystery, and that the UFC is desperately trying to ‘figure out’ what’s wrong with the FW champ. No one’s quite sure …read more

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Max Holloway Breaks His Silence, Responds to Conor McGregor Khabib Nurmagomedov

Featherweight champion Max Holloway has broken his silence after being forced out of his UFC 226 title fight against Brian Ortega this weekend.
Holloway dropped out of the co-main event fight …read more

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BREAKING | Max Holloway breaks silence on UFC 226 removal, responds to Nurmagomedov and McGregor

Earlier this week, unfortunate news struck the mixed martial arts world when ESPN announced that current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway had been forced out of his scheduled UFC 226 …read more

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Holloway releases statement following UFC 226 withdrawal

Forced out of what was to be his next title defense, Max Holloway has accepted that it is what it is.
The featherweight champion withdrew from the main event of UFC …read more

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Conor McGregor criticizes fan reactions to Max Holloway’s UFC 226 withdrawal

When UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was forced out of his UFC 226 co-main event title fight with Brian Ortega, the first question out of many fan’s mouths was ‘who …read more

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Three Amigos Podcast 188: Lockhart discusses Holloway’s UFC 226 issues

The Amigos are discussing Max Holloway, Tito vs. Chuck 3, Deontay Wilder, and their feature interview with George Lockhart ahead of UFC 226. Welcome to your weekly dose of Three …read more

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As UFC 226 draws closer, the shadow of Max Holloway’s scary withdrawal looms

LAS VEGAS — From the moment fight week began, Michael Chiesa knew something was wrong with Max Holloway.
It was the Monday before International Fight Week festivities kicked off when …read more

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Statement on UFC 226

Featherweight champion Max Holloway is out of his scheduled bout against Brian Ortega due to injury and the fight has been removed from Saturday’s UFC 226 card. Stepping into the …read more

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Midnight Mania! Dana White: Holloway Not Fighting Anytime Soon

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight Welcome to Midnight Mania!
When it comes to the situation with Max Holloway, Dana White knows …read more

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Dana White: There’s no Way Max Holloway is Going to Fight Anytime Soon

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White put a stop to the rumors of Max Holloway returning soon after dealing with concussion-like symptoms. Holloway was scheduled to defend his UFC …read more

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BJ Penn says he’ll be ‘proud’ of Chuck Liddell, Tito Ortiz comebacks ‘if they get paid’

LAS VEGAS — On the UFC Hall of Fame red carpet, BJ Penn discusses his reaction to Max Holloway’s situation, being the godfather of Hawaiian MMA, the comebacks of Chuck …read more

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Dana White Says Max Holloway Could Have Concussion or Weight Cutting Issues

UFC president Dana White discusses Max Holloway’s situation that forced the featherweight champion out of the UFC 226 co-main event.
TRENDING > Daniel Cormier Takes Scary Fall Following UFC 226 Press …read more

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VIDEO | Daniel Cormier takes tumble at press conference, walks away limping

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The International Fight Week curse is not to be underestimated.
Some 24 hours after UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was forced out of his …read more

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Dana White: 'No way' UFC champ Max Holloway fights 'anytime soon'

LAS VEGAS – UFC President Dana White says there are some mixed diagnosis when it comes to the condition of UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway.
Holloway (19-3 MMA, 15-3 UFC) was …read more

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Daniel Cormier Limps Off Stage After Tripping Over Speaker; Claims Fight Not in Jeopardy

The curse of International Fight Week continued on Thursday, just a day after Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight champion Max Holloway was forced out of the co-main event of UFC 226 …read more

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Conor McGregor Sends Heartfelt Message to ‘True Champ’ Max Holloway

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight and featherweight king Conor McGregor sent a heartfelt message to his former opponent after learning of Max Holloway’s hospitalization for reported concussion-like symptoms just days …read more

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Video: Cormier Suffers Nasty Fall During UFC 226 Presser

Just a day after Max Holloway was forced to withdraw from his Featherweight title fight against Brian Ortega, which was set to serve as the co-main event for UFC 226 …read more

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UFC 226 has its own music video (No, really, it does)

UFC 226 took a hit late Wednesday night with the sudden withdrawal of featherweight champion Max Holloway following a health scare.
Prior to that, though, UFC 226 was the biggest event …read more

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Conor McGregor: 'Thoughts' and 'respect' to Max Holloway after UFC 226 withdrawal

Conor McGregor and Max Holloway will always be linked together for their August 2013 fight at UFC Fight Night 26. Their careers took off in different ways afterward, and although …read more

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Ngannou Vs Lewis Takes Over UFC 226 Co-Main Event

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) finally acknowledged the late removal of Max Holloway from the UFC 226 pay-per-view (PPV) fight card on July 7, which is probably because the promotion finally …read more

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After being offered UFC 226 interim title fights with Ortega and Edgar, Jeremy Stephens says he’s ‘always ready’

Last night, UFC 226 was dealt a terrible blow as featherweight champion Max Holloway was forced out of his co-main event featherweight title fight with undefeated challenger Brian Ortega. Holloway …read more

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UFC 226: Felder vs. Perry Promoted, Ngannou-Lewis Gets Co-Main Event

UFC 226 was supposed to be the most stacked card of the year with multiple action-packed fights. But it suffered a major setback as featherweight champ Max Holloway had to …read more

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McGregor, others react to news of Holloway’s withdrawal from UFC 226

Fighters wish Max Holloway a speedy recovery after the featherweight champ pulled out of UFC 226 due to concussion-like symptoms. Yesterday, it was reported and confirmed that UFC featherweight champion …read more

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Paul Felder-Mike Perry moved to UFC 226 main card after Holloway-Ortega cancellation

The lineup for Saturday’s UFC 226 card in Las Vegas has been newly reset after the loss of the co-main event title fight.
Late Wednesday, featherweight champion Max Holloway (19-3 MMA, …read more

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Conor McGregor Sends a Message After Max Holloway Pulled from UFC 226

While Conor McGregor is often the subject of a fiery controversy, the former UFC dual-division champion took a minute to send a message of encouragement to Max Holloway on Thursday.
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Report: Brian Ortega Declined Late Replacement Fight Against Jeremy Stephens

The Ultimate Fighting Championship apparently scrambled to find a last-minute replacement for Brian Ortega after featherweight champion Max Holloway was forced out of their UFC 226 title fight just days …read more

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Brian Ortega officially off UFC 226 fight card; Ngannou vs. Lewis moved to co-main event

Brian Ortega is officially off UFC 226.
The undefeated featherweight from Southern California was scheduled to meet Max Holloway for the latter’s 145-pound championship on Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in …read more

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McGregor offers ‘thoughts’ and ‘respect’ to injured Holloway

The former featherweight champion is looking out for the current one.
Conor McGregor took to Twitter on Thursday to give his well-wishes to Max Holloway, who was set to defend his …read more

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Conor McGregor reacts to “145-pound world champion” Max Holloway’s removal from UFC 226

Last night, UFC 226 was dealt a crippling blow as featherweight champ Max Holloway was forced out of his co-main event featherweight title fight with challenger Brian Ortega. Holloway was …read more

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Report: Edgar-Stephens interim title fight was considered for UFC 226

An interim featherweight title fight that doesn’t even involve Brian Ortega? This nearly happened. With UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway pulling out of the UFC 226 co-main event vs. Brian …read more

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UFC Tried To Book Edgar Vs Stephens For Interim Title

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was hard at work last night trying to save the UFC 226 pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event, which fell apart after reigning featherweight champion, Max Holloway, was …read more

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Brian Ortega Will Not Fight at UFC 226 Following Max Holloway’s Exit From the Card

Brian Ortega will wait for his shot at featherweight champion Max Holloway rather than facing a replacement opponent on two days notice.
Sources close to the top ranked contender confirmed the …read more

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‘I Couldn’t Ignore it’ — Watch Bisping Call Out ‘Sleepy’ Max Holloway

It only took a few minutes of talking to UFC featherweight champion, Max Holloway, for UFC Tonight analyst and former middleweight kingpin Michael Bisping to know that something was wrong …read more

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Report | Frankie Edgar vs. Jeremy Stephens interim featherweight title fight possible for UFC 226

Yes, you read that headline correctly. In the wake of Max Holloway’s gut-wrenching removal from the UFC 226 co-main event, the UFC is reportedly considering tacking a last-minute interim featherweight …read more

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Ortega Reacts To Losing Holloway Title Fight

“T-City” reading from the “Blessed” playbook. As I’m sure most of you are aware by now, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion, Max Holloway, has been ruled medically unfit to …read more

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Social Media Reacts To Max Holloway’s Removal From UFC 226

Social media has sounded off on the devastating news that Max Holloway is no longer fighting at UFC 226. It’s well known by now that Holloway was slated to defend …read more

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Posted on July 5, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Brian Ortega reacts to Max Holloway’s UFC 226 withdrawal

Last night, UFC 226 was dealt a crushing blow as featherweight champion Max Holloway was forced out of his co-main event featherweight title fight with undefeated challenger Brian Ortega. Holloway …read more

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Morning Report: Pros react to Max Holloway pulling out of UFC 226 title defense

The International Fight Week curse lives on.
Since 2014, the UFC has promoted multi-event weeks for International Fight Week, Unfortunately, also during that time at least one major fight has …read more

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Bisping: Holloway looked ‘sleepy’ during UFC Tonight interview

Michael Bisping suspected something was wrong with Max Holloway during his interview for UFC Tonight. Saturday’s UFC 226 pay-per-view suffered a big blow on Wednesday when it was revealed that …read more

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Brian Ortega scratched from UFC 226 after champ Max Holloway withdraws

LAS VEGAS – There will be no replacement opponent for Brian Ortega at UFC 226.
Following featherweight champ Max Holloway’s (19-3 MMA, 15-3 UFC) withdrawal from the card on Wednesday due …read more

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Posted on July 5, 2018, 8:16 am By
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Khabib Nurmagomedov shows support for Max Holloway after UFC 226 removal

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has been here before.
Late Wednesday night it was announced that Max Holloway was forced out of his UFC 226 co-headliner with Brian Ortega after the …read more

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VIDEO | Michael Bisping called out Max Holloway for looking a bit off on UFC Tonight

Earlier tonight terrible news struck the mixed martial arts world when ESPN reported that Max Holloway had been forced out of his scheduled UFC 226 title fight with Brian Ortega.
“Blessed” …read more

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Video: Michael Bisping Says Max Holloway Looks ‘A Little Sleepy’ During UFC Tonight Interview

Something wasn’t right with Max Holloway this week, and Michael Bisping noticed it before the featherweight champion pulled out of UFC 226. …read more

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Twitter reacts to Max Holloway's sudden removal from UFC 226 after health scare

The MMA world was rocked Wednesday night when it was revealed the highly anticipated UFC 226 title fight between Max Holloway and Brian Ortega was called off.
Holloway (19-3 MMA, 15-3 …read more

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Fighters react following Max Holloway’s removal from UFC 226

Earlier this evening terrible news rocked the mixed martial arts world as ESPN announced that current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was forced out of his scheduled title fight with …read more

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