Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
26-7-0
24-11-0

The tape

32
Age
38
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 11" / 181 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Full record

KO 5KO 3UD 5UD 5UD 5
Form
UD 5KO 1UD 3KO 3KO 3
26
Wins
24
12
By KO
14
46
KO%
58
2
By Sub
1
8
SUB%
4
7
Losses
11
0
Stopped
4
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2009
33
Bouts
35
110
Rounds
83
8 hours, 49 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 0 minutes

Current rankings @ Featherweight

2
UFC
12
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
14

Max Holloway vs Edson Barboza preview

When is Holloway vs Barboza?

Max Holloway could potentially take on Edson Barboza, in Late 2024.

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 26 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 12 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 24 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Barboza would have an advantage in power over Holloway, with a 58% knock out percentage over Holloway's 46%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Holloway would have a slight advantage over Barboza, with a 8% submission rate over Barboza's 4%.

Max Holloway is the younger man by 6 years, at 32 years old.

Barboza has a 6-inch reach advantage.

Holloway is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 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 27 more professional rounds, 110 to Barboza's 83.

Holloway vs Barboza form

Holloway has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight, he won against Justin Gaethje at UFC 300 on 13th April 2024 by knockout in the 5th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Korean Zombie on 26th August 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Arnold Allen at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Allen on 15th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at T-Mobile Center, Kansas City, United States.

Before that, he had 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.

He was victorious against Yair Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Barboza has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he beat Sodiq Yusuff at UFC Fight Night – Yusuff vs Barboza on 14th October 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Billy Quarantillo at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Allen on 15th April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Center, Kansas City.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Bryce Mitchell at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

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

He had defeated Shane Burgos at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Toyota Center, Houston.

Activity check

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

Max Holloway last fought 1 month and 3 days ago, while Edson Barboza's last outing was 7 months and 2 days ago.

Holloway's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.6 rounds on average.

Barboza's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 7 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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