Max Holloway is an American professional mixed martial artist with a net worth of $2 million. He is currently competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, under the Featherweight division.
About Max Holloway
Holloway first started training kickboxing in 2007. Then he shifted to amateur mixed martial arts. Within age 19, he collected a record of 4-0. Thanks to his flying and spinning kick, elbows, and knee mix-up skills, he was often compared to former UFC and WEC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis.
After 2 years of fighting in various local MMA events, Max Holloway finally joined the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) as a promotional fighter. During his debut, he was the youngest fighter on the UFC roster. Unfortunately, he lost the debut fight via first-round submission by Dustin Poirier.
Holloway went on to win three more fights after his debut. In his final battle of 2013, he was defeated by Conor McGregor. At UFC 206, the fighter won his first career title. That night, he defeated Anthony Pettis to win the interim UFC Featherweight championship. He won his next fight and unified the UFC Featherweight championship.
Holloway lost his featherweight title in 2019 to Alexander Volkanovski. He recently lost a rematch for the title against Volkanovski. Holloway currently has a 23-7 record in 30 professional matches. In addition, he is currently ranked first in the UFC featherweight rankings. Furthermore, the American MMA fighter is ranked 12th in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings.
Max Holloway Early Life
Max Holloway was born in Honolulu on the 4th of December, 1991. At the age of 19, Holloway had amassed a record of 4-0. He gained recognition as the 7 featherweight prospect of 2012 in Bloody Elbow’s 2012 World MMA Scouting Report.
His early career was highlighted by a split decision win over former Strikeforce and WEC veteran Harris Sarmiento on March 12, 2011, earning himself the lightweight strap for the Hawaii-based X-1 promotion.
Max Holloway’s Net Worth
|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
|Born:||December 4, 1991|
|Height:||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
|Source of Wealth:||Professional MMA Fighter|
As of September 2022, Max Holloway’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $2 Million.
Max Holloway Career
Holloway was the youngest fighter on the UFC roster when he made his promotional debut as an injury replacement for Ricardo Lamas at UFC 143 in 2012, against Dustin Poirier.
Holloway faced Conor McGregor on August 17, 2013, at UFC Fight Night 26. He lost the fight via unanimous decision. He faced Anthony Pettis for the interim UFC Featherweight Championship on December 10, 2016, at UFC 206.
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In 2018, it was announced that Holloway had to pull out of the fight with Edgar due to a leg injury. The same year he was announced as a late replacement for the injured Tony Ferguson in a fight for the vacant undisputed UFC Lightweight Championship at UFC 223 against Khabib Nurmagomedov to be held on April 7, 2018.
Holloway faced Dustin Poirier in a rematch for the Interim UFC Lightweight Championship on April 13, 2019, at UFC 236. He lost the fight via unanimous decision. This fight earned him the Fight of the Night award.
Max Holloway Wife
Max Holloway is married to Alessa Quizon. Quizon is a professional surfer from Hawaii. The pair have been dating since 2020. After their engagement on November 18, 2020, the couple finally married on April 16, 2022.
Holloway was previously married to Kaimana Pa’aluhi. They married in 2012 and were together till 2014. In 2017, they got an official divorce. The ex-couple share a son named Rush Holloway.
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