Max Holloway loses featherweight title rematch with Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 251

Max Holloway loses featherweight title rematch with Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 251
Max Holloway vs Alexander Volkanovski 2 (Source: Twitter/@ufc)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Waianae native Max Holloway falls to Alexander Volkanovski in their UFC 251 rematch for the featherweight title via split decision.

Holloway looked sharp in the first three rounds, with a couple of knockdowns but a couple of take-downs by the Aussie fighter in the later rounds was enough for the judges to give Volkanovski the win.

After five rounds the judges scored the fight 48-47, 47-48, 48-47 in favor of Volkanovski.

Holloway’s UFC record now stands at 21-6 after tonight while Volkanovski improves to 22-1 — keeping the featherweight belt.

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