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Who won Volkanovski vs Holloway 1?
Holloway (21-6) lost his 145-pound championship to Volkanovski (20-1) in a five-round decision at UFC 245 in 2019, and was granted an immediate rematch at UFC 251 in July in Abu Dhabi.
Who won the Volkanovski?
UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski won his 20th consecutive bout and successfully defended his belt for the second time in the UFC 266 main event with a five-round unanimous decision over Brian Ortega in an instant classic. Scores were 49-46, 50-45 and 50-44 for Australia’s Volkanovski, now 23-1.
Did Holloway win the second fight?
Holloway has clearly established himself as the second-best 145-pound fighter in the UFC — unless you consider him the absolute best. Many do believe that Holloway won the second fight against Volkanovski, though the official result was a split-decision victory for the current champ (Watch this fight on ESPN+).
Who did Max Holloway beat to win the title?
When Holloway defeated Yair Rodriguez by unanimous decision in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas, that made it two straight victories over top-five featherweights. Just as champion Alexander Volkanovski is doing his part to clean out the division, so is the former champ.
How many times has Holloway fight Volkanovski?
Former featherweight champion Max Holloway has lost twice to the man that took his belt and current titleholder Alexander Volkanovski. Both fights went the distance and the second ended in a split decision that many thought Holloway won. Holloway is the top ranked 145-pound contender and just defeated No.
How many times did Max fight Volkanovski?
Who fought Volkanovski?
In one of the best fights of the year, if not the best, Alexander Volkanovski defeats Brian Ortega by unanimous decision (49-46, 50-45, 50-44).
Who knocked out Volkanovski?
Drama struck in Round 3 when an Ortega punch connected on an off-balance Volkanovski, who fell backward. Ortega dove on top and grabbed hold of a mounted guillotine choke. Somehow, Volkanovski bucked and kicked his way out of danger. Both fighters scrambled, covered in blood.