Early 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
23-7-0
22-11-0

The tape

30
Age
36
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 11" / 181 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Full record

UD 5UD 5UD 5SD 5UD 5
Form
UD 3KO 3KO 3UD 3SD 3
23
Wins
22
10
By KO
13
43
KO%
59
2
By Sub
1
9
SUB%
5
7
Losses
11
0
Stopped
4
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2009
30
Bouts
33
97
Rounds
77
7 hours, 48 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 33 minutes

Current rankings @ Featherweight

1
UFC
13
-
Bellator
-
2
Tapology
14

Max Holloway vs Edson Barboza preview

When is Holloway vs Barboza?

Max Holloway could potentially take on Edson Barboza, in Early 2022.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Holloway vs Barboza stats

Max Holloway would step into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Edson Barboza would make his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Barboza would have an advantage in power over Holloway, with a 59% knock out percentage over Holloway's 43%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Holloway would have a slight advantage over Barboza, with a 9% submission rate over Barboza's 5%.

Max Holloway is the younger man by 6 years, at 30 years old.

Barboza has 6-inch reach advantage.

Holloway is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year and 4 months later than Barboza, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 20 more professional rounds, 97 to Barboza's 77.

Holloway vs Barboza form

Max Holloway has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Yair Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Calvin Kattar at UFC on ABC 1 on 16th January 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he had been beaten by Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by split decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi.

He had lost to Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 245 on 14th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Barboza has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he Bryce Mitchell at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Giga Chikadze at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise.

Going into that contest, he had won against Shane Burgos at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Toyota Center, Houston.

Before that, he had beat Makwan Amirkhani at UFC Fight Island 5 on 10th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had lost to Dan Ige at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 16th May 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Edson Barboza has been fighting more than Max Holloway.

Max Holloway last fought 4 months and 27 days ago, while Edson Barboza's last outing was 8 months and 24 days ago.

Holloway's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5 rounds on average.

Barboza's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Holloway vs Barboza?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Holloway vs Barboza yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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