Dec 14 2019
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Co-Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
20-1-0
UD 5
UD 5
21-4-0

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

UDKOUDKOUD
Form
UDUDKOKOKO
20
Wins
21
11
By KO
10
55
KO%
48
3
By SUB
2
15
SUB%
10
1
Loses
4
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2010
21
Bouts
25
47
Rounds
72
3 hours, 20 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 43 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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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 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 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 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 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 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 form

Holloway had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this 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, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against Frankie Edgar at UFC 240 on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.

Before that, 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.

He had beaten 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.

Activity check

Volkanovski's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 5 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, 6 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.8 rounds on average.

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