Nov 13 2021
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
22-6-0
UD 5

Score cards

  • 49-46
  • 48-47
  • 48-47
UD 5
13-2-0

The tape

32
Age
31
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Tape record

Form
22
Wins
13
10
By KO
4
45
KO%
31
2
By SUB
3
9
SUB%
23
6
Loses
2
0
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2011
28
Bouts
16
87
Rounds
39
6 hours, 58 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 44 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

1
UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
2
Tapology
8

Max Holloway vs Yair Rodriguez report

Who won Holloway vs Rodriguez?

Max Holloway beat Yair Rodriguez by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC Vegas 42, on Saturday 13th November 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 49-46, 48-47, 48-47 in favor of the 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 Rodriguez stats

Max Holloway stepped into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Yair Rodriguez made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

This was Max Holloway's 29th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2012.

Max Holloway's UFC record stood at 22-7-0, while Yair Rodriguez's came in at 10-4-0.

The stats suggested Holloway had an advantage in power over Rodriguez, with a 45% knock out percentage over Rodriguez's 31%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Rodriguez had an advantage over Holloway, with a 23% submission rate over Holloway's 9%.

Max Holloway was the older man by 1 year, at 32 years old.

Rodriguez had a 2-inch reach advantage.

Holloway was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year earlier than Rodriguez, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 48 more professional rounds, 110 to Rodriguez's 62.

Holloway vs Rodriguez form

Max Holloway had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against 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.

Previous to that, he had lost to Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by split decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by 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.

Before that, he had beaten Frankie Edgar at UFC 240 on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.

He had been defeated by Dustin Poirier at UFC 236 on 13th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at State Farm Arena, Atlanta, United States.

Rodriguez had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 290 on 8th July 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Josh Emmett at UFC 284 on 11th February 2023 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Interim Featherweight championship fight at RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Brian Ortega at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York, United States.

Before that, he had been beaten by Max Holloway at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had won against Jeremy Stephens at UFC on ESPN 6 on 18th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at TD Garden, Boston.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Yair Rodriguez had been fighting more than Max Holloway.

Going to this contest, Max Holloway had last fought 3 years, 4 months and 9 days ago, while Yair Rodriguez's last outing had been 10 months and 17 days ago.

Holloway's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.

Rodriguez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

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