Apr 13 2019
Saturday

State Farm Arena, Atlanta, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
24-5-0
UD 5
UD 5
20-3-0

The tape

35
Age
32
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm

Tape record

KOUDSUBUDKO
Form
UDSDUDUDUD
24
Wins
20
12
By KO
10
50
KO%
50
7
By SUB
2
29
SUB%
10
5
Loses
3
2
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2010
30
Bouts
23
58
Rounds
62
3 hours, 50 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 53 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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Dustin Poirier vs Max Holloway report

Who won Poirier vs Holloway?

Dustin Poirier beat Max Holloway by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC 236, on Saturday 13th April 2019 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Dustin Poirier.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Poirier vs Holloway stats

Dustin Poirier stepped into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Max Holloway made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.

The stats suggested that Poirier and Holloway have similar power, both with a 50% knock out percentage.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Poirier had an advantage over Holloway, with a 29% submission rate over Holloway's 10%.

Dustin Poirier was the older man by 3 years, at 35 years old.

Holloway had a height advantage of 2 inches over Poirier. Despite this, he had 4-inch reach advantage.

Poirier was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 3 months earlier than Holloway, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 21 less professional rounds, 84 to Holloway's 105.

Poirier vs Holloway form

Max Holloway had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, 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.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against Yair Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beat 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.

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.

Activity check

Poirier's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 2 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Holloway's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.

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