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Max Holloway vs Brian Ortega report
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 octagon 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 cage 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%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Ortega had a massive advantage over Holloway, boosting at 50% submission rate over Holloway's 11%.
Max Holloway was the younger man by 1 year, at 31 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 44 more professional rounds, 97 to Ortega's 53.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Brian Ortega had been fighting more than Max Holloway.
Going to this contest, Max Holloway had last fought 5 years, 3 months and 20 days ago, while Brian Ortega's last outing had been 5 years and 19 days ago.
Holloway's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 10 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Ortega's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 7 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Holloway vs Ortega?
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