Former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will return to the Octagon this weekend to face Yair Rodriguez.
The 29-year-old will take part in the fray after his record performance against Calvin Katar in January.
Max Holloway looked better than ever against Calvin Train
“Blessed” made its US debut on ABC memorable, landing 445 critical hits en route to an unanimous victory.
The Hawaiian native managed to yell at the comment booth and declare himself the best boxer in the UFC, while dodging a five-stroke mixture of a bloody and bruised train.
Another show-stealing performance is needed for Holloway if he wants a third title after suffering consecutive losses to UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovsky.
Holloway vs Rodriguez: start date and time
The event is scheduled for Saturday 13th November It is held at the UFC Apex facilities in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Unlike the UFC PPV events that run into early Sunday morning, the fight between Holloway and Rodriguez can be expected around 12 noon.
The former remains the number one contender in featherweight while the No. 3 “El Pantera” has not fought since his decisive victory over Jeremy Stevens in 2019.
Holloway set a record for number of touchdowns in a Holloway match against Rodriguez and tour: TV broadcast and live broadcast
The event will be broadcast on BT Sport 2 and their coverage of the preliminary qualifiers will start from 9pm.
It will be broadcast live on the BT Sport website and app for subscribers.
EE Mobile customers will be able to get a three-month free trial of BT Sport by texting SPORT to 150. You can then cancel the trial at any time.
Fight Night events are also available through UFC Battle Card The app, which costs £6.99 per month or £71.99 for an annual subscription.
Yair Rodriguez hasn’t fought in the UFC in over two years Holloway vs. Rodriguez: Fight Card
Main event: Max Holloway vs. Yair RodriguezBen Rothwell – Marcos Rogerio de Lima, Felicia Spencer – Leah Letson, Philip Lenz – Tabaquiel Daucas – Roman Dulze, Song Yadong – Julio Ars.
Thiago Moises – Joel Alvarez, Cynthia Calvilo vs Andrea Lee Miguel Baeza vs. Khaus Williams Shawn Woodson vs. Colin Anglin Courtney Casey – Liana Gogoma, Mark Diakis vs. Rafael Alveskenedi Nzechukwu vs Da Eun Jung
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Conor McGregor defeated Holloway in 2013 Holloway vs. Rodriguez: What was said?
Conor McGregor recently responded to a Twitter post asking subscribers to reply with their latest MMA photo saved on their phones.
The two-time former UFC champion posted a photo of his decision to beat Holloway, which was his second fight in the UFC.
This prompted Holloway to respond to McGregor and suggest a date for a rematch, writing, “We’ve got it. Mars.”
Holloway is a featherweight juggernaut who competed for the interim title with 155 pounds, but failed against Dustin Poirier.
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