Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Holloway vs Kattar?
Max Holloway beat Calvin Kattar by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of UFC on ABC 1, on Saturday 16th January 2021 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.
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).
Holloway vs Kattar stats
Max Holloway stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Calvin Kattar made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Kattar had a slight advantage in power over Holloway, with a 50% knock out percentage over Holloway's 48%.
Max Holloway was the younger man by 4 years, at 29 years old.
Kattar had 3-inch reach advantage.
Holloway was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 3 year and 2 months later than Kattar, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 23 more professional rounds, 87 to Kattar's 64.
Holloway's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Kattar's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.