Max Holloway Scouting Report

Max Holloway Scouting Report

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Max Holloway Scouting Report


Max Holloway Scouting Report


5’11” 155 lb (Lightweight)
70″ reach, Orthodox
December 4, 1991


21-4 (UFC: 17-4)

Current Streak

1 straight win


Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Championships Held

X-1 Lightweight Championship: 2011 (no title defenses)
Interim UFC Featherweight Championship: 2016-17 (no title defenses)
UFC Featherweight Championship: 2017-present (three title defenses)



– 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
– great takedown defense
– tough, fearless, aggressive fighter
– on an incredible hot streak currently
– great chin
– pushes a relentless pace



– 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
– failed weight cut for fight at 155 pounds
– pulled out of a fight due to mysterious concussion-like symptoms
– has taken lots of damage over his careern



It’s crazy to think that Max Holloway is still only 27-years-old and already a UFC champion and considered an all-time great.



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