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Max Holloway Breaks His Silence On UFC 226 Withdrawal

7DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 02: Max Holloway prior to his fight with Jose Aldo of Brazil during UFC 218 at Little Caesars Arena on December 2, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Max Holloway has released a statement in response to being forced to pull out of UFC 226 this weekend. Holloway was due to defend his lightweight championship against Brian Ortega at the event in Nevada, but was forced to withdraw after being hospitalised with “concussion-like symptoms” just days before he was due to enter the octagon. With the 26-year-old’s situation and …

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Breaking: Max Holloway Hospitalized, Out Of UFC 226

The UFC’s featherweight champion Max Holloway has pulled from his UFC 226 pairing with Brian Ortega after displaying concussion-like symptoms. It just seems like the UFC can’t catch a break with their blockbuster title matches these days. Just hours out from UFC 226, the featherweight champion Max Holloway has been forced to pull from his showdown with submission wiz Brian …

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Classic Bouts: Brian Ortega Vs. Thiago Tavares

In this week’s edition of Classic Bouts, we’re going to remind ourselves of exactly how game UFC 226 headliner Brian Ortega is with one of his most impressive wins to date. UFC 226’s co-main event pairing of champion Max Holloway and Brian Ortega has been cited by many as one of the most intriguing matchups of the year. We all …

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Report: Frankie Edgar’s Comeback Fight Is Already On The Cards For UFC Atlantic City

According to reports made by MMAFighting, the former-lightweight champion of the world Frankie Edgar could be set for a potentially electric rematch of one of his signature wins. UFC 222’s main-event fixture between the top-ranked featherweight contenders Frankie Edgar and Brian Ortega may have been billed as a true stylisitical clash for the ages on paper, but when the octagon doors closed …

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Chael Sonnen Declares Brian Ortega As ‘The New Nick Diaz’ Following UFC 222 Win Over Frankie Edgar

Chael Sonnen wasn’t exactly convinced of Brian Ortega’s supposed dominance at last weekend’s UFC 222, but he was prepared to bestow upon him a pretty favourable comparison nonetheless. The UFC may well have another star on their hands, folks. A year ago, the name ‘Brian Ortega’ may not have been overly familiar to anyone but to those fully invested in the world …

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Why You Should Be Excited For This Weekend’s UFC 222

UFC 222 is a card that has been kind of overlooked due to the buzz that has been surrounding UFC 223 but upon closer inspection, you will see that there are more than a few reasons to tune in. It might seem as a non-factor, despite its position as the night’s main event, but Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino cannot afford to overlook the challenge …

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