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Max Holloway Scouting Report

Max Holloway Scouting Report

Vitals

5’11” 145 lb (Featherweight)
70″ reach, Orthodox
December 4, 1991

Record

15-3 (UFC: 11-3)

Current Streak

8 straight wins

Training

Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Championships Held

X-1 Lightweight Champion: 2011 (no title defenses)

 

Strengths

– tall for a featherweight
– very young but very experienced
– been in the UFC since he was 20
– has fought at lightweight before
– dangerous striker
– has knockout power in all his limbs
– pulls off dynamic & unorthodox strikes
– very active striker
– very difficult to be finished – finished only once in his career
– solid striking defense
– has already fought many big names in the sport
– good gas tank
– good takedown defense
– tough, fearless, aggressive fighter
– on an incredible hot streak currently

 

Weaknesses

– has generally lost in the past when he has faced a step up in competition
– below average reach for his height
– inaccurate striker
– gets hit quite a bit
– doesn’t look for takedowns often
– also doesn’t attempt many submissions


Synopsis

It’s crazy to think that Max Holloway is still only 24-years-old when you look at the list of fights (and big names) he has on his resume.  The sky is still the limit for him.

 

 

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