Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Holloway vs Aldo?
Max Holloway beat Jose Aldo by , during the main event of UFC 218, on Saturday 2nd December 2017 at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Max Holloway.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
This contest was for the UFC featherweight championship.
Holloway vs Aldo stats
Max Holloway stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Jose Aldo made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Aldo had advantage in power over Holloway, with a 58% knock out percentage over Holloway's 44%.
Max Holloway was the younger man by 6 years, at 29 years old.
Holloway had a height advantage of 4 inches over Aldo. Despite this, Aldo had 1-inch reach advantage.
Holloway was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 year and 1 month later than Aldo, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 10 less professional rounds, 87 to Aldo's 97.
Aldo's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 7 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.