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Who won Holloway vs Ortega?
Max Holloway beat Brian Ortega by , during the main event of UFC 231, on Saturday 8th December 2018 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.
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 Ortega stats
Max Holloway stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Brian Ortega made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 14 wins and 0 draws, with 3 of those by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Holloway had a large advantage in power over Ortega, boasting at 47% knock out percentage over Ortega's 21%.
Max Holloway was the younger man by 1 year, at 30 years old.
Holloway had a height advantage of 3 inches over Ortega. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Holloway was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 4 months later than Ortega, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 40 more professional rounds, 92 to Ortega's 52.
Holloway's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.