Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Holloway vs Sterling?
Max Holloway could potentially face the challenge of Aljamain Sterling, in Spring 2024.
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 Sterling stats
Max Holloway would step into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Aljamain Sterling would make his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggest Holloway would have a massive power advantage over Sterling, boasting at 44% knock out percentage over Sterling's 13%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Sterling would have a large advantage over Holloway, boosting at 35% submission rate over Holloway's 8%.
Max Holloway is the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Holloway has a height advantage of 4 inches over Sterling. Despite this, Sterling has 2-inch reach advantage.
Holloway is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 7 months earlier than Sterling, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 32 more professional rounds, 105 to Sterling's 73.
Holloway vs Sterling form
Holloway has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight, he won against Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Korean Zombie on 26th August 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had won against Arnold Allen at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Allen on 15th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at T-Mobile Center, Kansas City, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Yair Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had defeated 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.
Sterling has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he Sean O’Malley at UFC 292 on 19th August 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at TD Garden, Boston, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Henry Cejudo at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark.
Going into that contest, he had defeated T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Before that, he had beat Petr Yan at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
He had won against Petr Yan at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by split decision in the 4th round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Aljamain Sterling has been fighting more than Max Holloway.
Max Holloway last fought 3 months and 7 days ago, while Aljamain Sterling's last outing was 3 months and 14 days ago.
Holloway's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.6 rounds on average.
Sterling's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Holloway vs Sterling?
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