Max Hollaway, nicknamed “Blessed”, is a professional mixed martial arts fighter from the United States. He is an Ultimate Fighting Championship title holder and in March 2021, he was ranked by the UFC as their Number 1 Featherweight fighter.

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Jerome Max Keli’i Holloway was born on December 4, 1991, in Honolulu, Hawaii in the United States of America. He is still fighting out of Hawaii. He stands 180 cm tall and has a reach of just 175 cm. His weight was last listed at 66 kg and he has fought in the featherweight and lightweight divisions.

Height / weight 1.8 m / 66 kg
Born 4 Dec 1992
Nationality United States United States
Nickname Blessed

He is affiliated with Gracie Technics and he has a Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Ryan Lizares.


Holloway turned pro in September 2010. His first promotion was X-1. Since becoming a professional, he has had 30 fights, winning 23. In July 2011, he joined the Ultimate Fighting Championship, winning against Eddie Rincon.

In 2012, he had four fights in the UFC. Holloway started the year with a loss to Dustin Poirier but he bounced back with a string of three wins. In May 2013 he lost to Dennis Bermudez and in August 2013, he lost to Conor McGregor.

Following those losses, he established a string of 13 wins, defeating fighters such as Jeremey Stephens, Anthony Pettis, and Ricardo Lamas. He also beat Jose Aldo twice. In April 2019, he had a rematch with Poirier, and he lost.

In December 2019, he lost to Alexander Volkanovski for the first time. The two would go up against each other two more times with Volkanovski winning every time. Their most recent meet-up was in July 2022.

Career Record

Total - 30

  • Wins - 23
  • By knockout - 10
  • By submission - 2
  • By decision - 11

  • Losses - 7
  • By submission - 1
  • By decision - 6

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