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Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway report
Who won Volkanovski vs Holloway?
Alexander Volkanovski beat Max Holloway by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the co-main event of UFC 245, on Saturday 14th December 2019 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of 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 stats
Alexander Volkanovski stepped into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 11 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 21 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Volkanovski had a slight advantage in power over Holloway, with a 55% knock out percentage over Holloway's 48%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Volkanovski had a slight advantage over Holloway, with a 15% submission rate over Holloway's 10%.
Alexander Volkanovski was the older man by 3 years, at 34 years old.
Holloway had a height advantage of 5 inches over Volkanovski. Despite this, he had 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 21 less professional rounds, 76 to Holloway's 97.
Volkanovski vs Holloway form
Holloway had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Frankie Edgar at UFC 240 on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.
Previous to that, he had been beaten 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.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Brian Ortega at UFC 231 on 8th December 2018 by knockout in the 4th round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada.
Before that, he had beat Jose Aldo at UFC 218 on 2nd December 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, United States.
He had won against Jose Aldo at UFC 212 on 3rd June 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at HSBC Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Volkanovski's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 11 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Holloway's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 11 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
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