Current rankings @ Featherweight
Max Holloway vs Giga Chikadze preview
When is Holloway vs Chikadze?
Max Holloway could potentially square off against Giga Chikadze, in Early 2022.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Holloway vs Chikadze 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.
Giga Chikadze would make his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Chikadze would have a large advantage in power over Holloway, boosting at 64% knock out percentage over Holloway's 43%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Holloway would have a slight advantage over Chikadze, with a 9% submission rate over Chikadze's 7%.
Max Holloway is the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Chikadze has a height advantage of 1 inch over Holloway. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Holloway is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 years and 3 months earlier than Chikadze, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 62 more professional rounds, 97 to Chikadze's 35.
Holloway vs Chikadze 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 won against 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.
Holloway's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5 rounds on average.
Chikadze's last 4 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Holloway vs Chikadze?
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