Jul 02 2022
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Co-Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
24-1-0
UD 5

Score cards

  • 50-45
  • 50-45
  • 50-45
UD 5
23-6-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Featherweight Championship

The tape

35
Age
32
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
71.7" / 182 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm

Tape record

Form
24
Wins
23
12
By KO
10
50
KO%
43
3
By SUB
2
13
SUB%
9
1
Loses
6
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2010
25
Bouts
29
66
Rounds
92
4 hours, 51 minutes
Fight Time
7 hours, 23 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

-
UFC
1
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
2

Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway report

Who won Volkanovski vs Holloway III?

Alexander Volkanovski beat Max Holloway by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the co-main event of UFC 276, on Saturday 2nd July 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 50-45, 50-45, 50-45 in favor of the winner Alexander Volkanovski.

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.

Volkanovski vs Holloway III stats

Alexander Volkanovski stepped into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Max Holloway made his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

Max Holloway marked his 29th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2012.

Alexander Volkanovski's UFC record stood at 13-3-0, while Max Holloway's came in at 22-7-0.

The stats suggested Volkanovski had a slight advantage in power over Holloway, with a 50% knock out percentage over Holloway's 43%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Volkanovski had a slight advantage over Holloway, with a 13% submission rate over Holloway's 9%.

Alexander Volkanovski was the older man by 3 years, at 35 years old.

Holloway had a height advantage of 5 inches over Volkanovski. Despite this, he had a 3-inch reach advantage.

Volkanovski was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 8 months later than Holloway, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 28 less professional rounds, 82 to Holloway's 110.

Volkanovski vs Holloway III form

Volkanovski had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 opponent and going to the judges 4 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Chan Sung Jung at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by knockout in the 4th round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Brian Ortega at UFC 266 on 25th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Max Holloway at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by split decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he was victorious against Max Holloway at UFC 245 on 14th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

He had won against Jose Aldo at UFC 237 on 11th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Max Holloway had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beaten Yair Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, 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.

He was victorious against Frankie Edgar at UFC 240 on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.

Activity check

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

Going to this contest, Alexander Volkanovski had last fought 2 years, 3 months and 8 days ago, while Max Holloway's last outing had been 2 years, 8 months and 4 days ago.

Volkanovski's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

Holloway's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.

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