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‘This Guy’s Been Trying To Bully Me The Whole Time’ – Max Holloway Snaps Over McGregor Talk

Max Holloway has had it with his never-ending social war with Conor McGregor… It’s been almost five years since Max Holloway suffered a unanimous decision loss to Conor McGregor at a UFC Fight Night event in Boston. Since then, ‘Blessed’ has gone on a phenomenal 12 fight winning streak which has seen him crowned as the promotion’s new 145lbs champion. …

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Max Holloway Vs. Frankie Edgar Has Been Rebooked

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 2: Max Holloway stands in the Octagon prior to his bout against Jose Aldo during the UFC 218 event at Little Caesars Arena on December 2, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Max Holloway will make his second defence of the UFC featherweight title against former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar in the main event of UFC 222 in Las Vegas on March 3rd.  MMAJunkie reported the news on Monday evening, quoting a source “with knowledge of the situation” who wished to remain anonymous, but the UFC has since confirmed the booking. #UFC222 …

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Holloway Addresses Recent Exchange With McGregor, First Fight & Potential Rematch

It’s only taken twelve consecutive wins, the last two of which were brutal annihilations of a legend, but it seems that UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway has finally regained the attention of his old foe Conor McGregor. On Sunday, just hours after Holloway dispatched of former longtime featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo for the second time this year, the Hawaiian was …

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Watch: Max Holloway Channels Inner-Floyd Mayweather In Latest UFC 218 Embedded

All fighters have weighed in successfully (just about) and UFC 218 is all systems go.  Max Holloway defends his featherweight title in an immediate rematch against former champ Jose Aldo in the main event in Detroit.  While both fighters looked gaunt at this morning’s official weigh-ins, with Aldo appearing visibly in extreme discomfort, both made the 145 lbs limit, giving …

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Jose Aldo Steps In To Replace Frankie Edgar In UFC 218 Main Event

Jose Aldo has replaced the injured Frankie Edgar in the main event slot of UFC 218.  Aldo will challenge champion Max Holloway in a rematch of their June showdown for the featherweight title which saw the Hawaiian crowned as the unified champ of the division with a third-round TKO win. The Brazilian had been scheduled to take on Ricardo Lamas …

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Twitter: Max Holloway Issues Warning To ‘Paulina’ Malignaggi After Latest Twitter Rant

Showtime boxing analyst and former two-weight boxing titlist Paulie Malignaggi claimed a few weeks back that Conor McGregor “whimpers like a girl” when he is hit to the body. Malignaggi was brought into the McGregor camp as a sparring partner ahead of the Irishman’s professional boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather Jr., but departed the fold under acrimonious circumstances, the details …

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Twitter: Cub Swanson Fires Back At Dismissive Frankie Edgar

During an interview with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar argued that he should be the first man to get a crack at newly crowned UFC featherweight king Max Holloway. Dismissing the credentials of another top-candidate, Cub Swanson, Edgar made a compelling case. However, Swanson has since hit back at ‘The …

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Frankie Edgar Makes Compelling Case For First Shot At New Champ Max Holloway

DALLAS, TX - MAY 13: Frankie Edgar celebrates his victory over Yair Rodriguez in their featherweight fight during the UFC 211 event at the American Airlines Center on May 13, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Following his win over Jose Aldo on Saturday night in Rio, new UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was bombarded with questions about what’s next. Some in the media tempted the Hawaiian to issue a call-out to former foe and current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. While others on social media played matchmaker, suggesting bouts with lightweights Tony Ferguson and Nate …

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Max Holloway Has No Interest In Chasing Conor McGregor Rematch

Max Holloway sees himself more as a Demetrious Johnson than a Conor McGregor. Johnson, the reigning UFC flyweight champion, has defended his title on 12 occasions since scooping the prize in September 2012. McGregor on the other hand has never defended a professional title. Not the Cage Warriors featherweight strap he won in June 2012, not the Cage Warriors lightweight …

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