Danny Henry via technical submission (anaconda choke) – Round 1, 3:15, Leonardo Santos def. Volkanovski is jus tnot landing enough. According to MMA Decisions, Collet and Lethaby have worked several UFC events and also judged for Cage Warriors and Poland’s Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki (KSW) promotion. Alexander Volkanovski defeats Max Holloway Unanimous Decision; UFC 245: Usman vs. Covington December 14, 2019 Posted on Jul 12, 2020; 74736 views Relive the action from the co-main event at UFC 251 as Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway go toe-to-toe once again for the 145lb championship. 0 0 37 of 71 36 of 75 52% 48% 37 of 71 36 of 75 0 of 0 0 of 1 --- 0% 0 0 0 0 0:00 0:10 Round 5 Max Holloway . Max is trying to pressure now but he’s eating more shots as a result. #ufc251. Volkanovski is staying committed to the low kicks but Holloway is still moving okay despite his leg showing the damage. 0 0 34 of 77 31 of 61 44% 50% … At the end of round one, he backed up Volkanovski with a wicked spinning kick to the body that set up a head kick that dropped Volkanovski to his knees for a second. But with the benefit of a re-watch, one can see that Volkanovski connected with plenty of hard punches himself, especially in the later stages of the contest. Good combo from Volkanovski but it may well be too little too late. Brian Ortega says fight fans should expect some future rounds between himself, Alexander Volkanovski, and Max Holloway. Round 2: Volkanovski looks no worse for wear to start the round but Holloway has clearly set a different tone tonight than in their first encounter. Holloway nearly misses a big head kick. Volkanovski also secured three takedowns in the championship rounds, but as mentioned above, they led to only brief moments of control and shouldn’t have affected the scoring. All three judges gave rounds one and two to Holloway and rounds three and four to Volkanovski. Rounds three, four, and five were all heavily in Volkanovski’s favor just based on significant strikes, as he won them 25-15, 34-24, and 37-23, respectively. The eyes of the MMA world were locked onto Saturday’s lightweight championship showdown between Teofimo Lopez and Vasyl Lomachenko. Max still pressuring but he’s getting caught a lot now. Please check your email for a confirmation. Volkanovski right back to work with low leg kicks. He does eat a big left hand on the break though. With 90 seconds left, this is anyone’s round and Holloway is now pressuring more and lands a sharp right hand that stumbles Volkanovski for a brief moment. Holloway is now targeting the lead leg of Volkanovski and still marching forward. UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal took place July 11 at Yas … Max Holloway defeated Alex Volkanovski as per the Global Scorecard data.#UFC251 pic.twitter.com/Ng4uYaFZeT. They let their hands go, and Volkanovski landed several solid punches, including a left hook that was definitely felt on a couple of occasions. On the Holloway side, he effectively walked Volkanovski down, connecting with straight punches. The first minute is a big feeling out process with neither man getting particularly close to each other. Bantamweight Said Nurmagomedov spoke with reporters backstage on Yas Island following his first-round knockout win over Mark Striegl at UFC Fight Island 6. Volkanovski lands a strong body kick. TALE OF THE TAPE: Volkanovski: Holloway: Australia: BORN: Hawaii, USA: 31: AGE: 28: 5'6" HEIGHT: 5'11" 145 lbs. Jose Aldo via TKO (strikes) – Round 5, 3:24 – to win vacant bantamweight title, Rose Namajunas def. Holloway won by 123 points, largely in part to voters almost unanimously giving him rounds one and two. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28), Makwan Amirkhani def. Good left hook from Volkanovski lands. Short-time and Volkanovski is bringing much more pressure now but can’t land he big strikes. Everything he lands is pitty-pat and Max is lading more. Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway UFC Fight Island Video Part 7 Watch UFC 251 Yas Island Free Live Stream Replay watch video >> Calvin Kattar "you gotta give it to Max Holloway" vs. Alexander Volkanovski … Just counting striking stats, Volkanovski ended up way ahead in both total (139-111) and significant strikes (137-102). In no way was he just throwing “pitter-patter” shots, and though he couldn’t return the favor by visibly stunning Holloway, there were definitely moments where the challenger was given pause. That’s another five rounds in the books for Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway #UFC251Who won the rematch? Volkanovski has a mouse under his left eye and looks way more uncomfortable than we’ve ever see him. That last number is surprising given that one judge scored round three for Holloway. Both men are throwing a lot but neither is throwing with much power. Bantamweight Said Nurmagomedov spoke with reporters backstage on Yas Island following his first-round knockout win over Mark Striegl at UFC Fight Island 6. Zhalgas Zhumagulov via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28), Karol Rosa def. I had the first three rounds for Holloway, though I’d be lying if I said I felt confident about giving either man the third round. As much as there was to like about UFC 251, the promotion’s first “Fight Island” show in Abu Dhabi, there was plenty to be critical of, particularly when it came to the evening’s trio of title fights. Posted on Jul 12, 2020; 66232 views This is the UFC 251 live blog for Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway, the featherweight co-headliner for Saturday’s fight card at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Holloway with a good combo. Alexander Volkanovski . Alexander Volkanovski . Don’t hate the player, hate the game, as they say. Volkanovski scored the first takedown of the fight in round four, but it didn’t lead to any significant offense (this would happen again in round five). Fantastic effort by both men in the final five minutes, and you get the sense they could have gone another 25 if they had to (and maybe should someday). The former champion put on a much stronger performance than in their first fight, so didn’t the Hawaii native return to his own island with gold wrapped around his waist? Spinning back kick for Holloway lands wiht 10 seconds left and then a high kick from Holloway clips Volkanovski! Not a robbery. WEIGHT: 145 lbs. Volkanovski is now chipping away with inside leg kicks and a good shot lands for Volkanovski up high. Thanks for signing up. Max Holloway via split decision (47-48, 48-47, 48-47) Petr Yan def. Max steps in and Volkanovski lands a big counter left, his best of the fight. At the end of round two, @BlessedMMA caught Volkanovski with a big uppercut #UFC251( @ufc)pic.twitter.com/2qAMDNNkhD. Werner was judging a UFC event for the fourth time. Max mocks his wobble and things are getting interesting. Volkanovski shoots again but Max defends it and makes him pay. With Robbery Review, we’ll take a look back at controversial fights and determine whether the judges were rightly criticized for their decision – or if pundits need to examine their own knee-jerk reactions. No outlet submitted a score outside of 48-47. Max Holloway via split decision (47-48, 48-47, 48-47). Those signature shots he landed in the first two rounds should matter more. 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His takedown defense was also on point, though he was caught by sharp hooks off of the breaks. Max Holloway via split decision. This round is incredibly even. Clemens Werner scored it 48-47 Volkanovski. Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway Full Fight UFC 251 Part 2. The champion punished Holloway with them in their first fight, and you can tell they were a point of emphasis for “Blessed” heading into this encounter. But man, the 10-point must system sucks. The champion recovers quickly but he was clearly hit A wild exchange ensues and Volkanovski gets underhooks and scores a takedown. 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However (and this is a huge however), it has to be pointed out that Holloway’s staggering shots at the end of rounds one and two were not scored as knockdowns, so these stats don’t accurately convey how Holloway asserted himself in the early going. Interestingly, despite the third round appearing to be the subject of most consternation, it was actually round five that proved to be the decider. That inside leg kick was money. Another takedown from Volkanovski who is trying to make a statement to end this fight. Please check your email for a confirmation. A vacant bantamweight title fight was probably stopped a tad too late. OFFICIAL DECISION: Alexander Volkanovski defeats Max Holloway by split decision, 48-47, 47-48, 48-47. MMAFighting scores the round 10-9 Volkanovski, 48-47 Holloway overall. The main event left some fans thirsting for more action. Holloway responds with a pretty good head kick. In MMA Fighting’s own poll that asked fans to pick a winner, an overwhelming 81.2 percent believe Holloway did enough to avenge his loss. Volkanovski still had success going low, but Holloway was less inclined to switch stances here, instead fighting through whatever discomfort he felt so that he could stay in his more effective orthodox stance. Round 3: Both rounds were competitive but Holloway locked up the first two rounds by dropping the champion near the end and Volkanovski comes out with more urgency in the third. Voters on the Verdict MMA app saw this as a victory for Holloway, due to the app’s emphasis on definitively winning rounds. 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