Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-04-15, some good exchanges but it is not enough to get three stars: the mma bout Max Holloway vs Arnold Allen gets two (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Allen vs Holloway is scheduled to take place Saturday, April 15th, at the T-Mobile Center in Kansas City (Missouri, United States), in a 5-round featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg) bout; it is the main event of UFC on ESPN 44 (also known as UFC Kansas City). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Max Holloway record
The former Ufc Fw champion Max Holloway entered this fight with a professional mma record of 23-7-0 (52% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 featherweight in the world.
In his last three bouts he has beat Calvin Kattar (4-stars match, Max Holloway vs Calvin Kattar) and Yair Rodriguez (Max Holloway vs Yair Rodriguez) but then he has lost to current #1 Fw Alexander Volkanovski in their third match (Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway 3).
If you want to watch Holloway’s best fights, we suggest two matches: the Users’ Mma Fight of the Year 2018, Max Holloway vs Brian Ortega, and Max Holloway vs Dustin Poirier 2 that took second place in the Users’ mma ranking of 2019.
Holloway’s next fight: Max Holloway vs Chan Sung Jung
Arnold Allen record
His opponent, Arnold Allen, has an official record of 19-1-0 (58% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the featherweight division.
He suffered his only loss when he faced Marcin Wrzosek in 2014, since then he has won twelve consecutive bouts beating Sodiq Yusuff (Arnold Allen vs Sodiq Yusuff), Dan Hooker (Arnold Allen vs Dan Hooker) and Calvin Kattar in his last three (Calvin Kattar vs Arnold Allen).
Here is the UFC on ESPN 44 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN+)
Max Holloway vs Arnold Allen
Billy Quarantillo vs Edson Barboza
Dustin Jacoby vs Azamat Murzakanov
Tanner Boser vs Ion Cutelaba
Pedro Munhoz vs Chris Gutierrez
Clay Guida vs Rafa Garcia
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Bill Algeo vs TJ Brown
Matheus Nicolau vs Brandon Royval
Zak Cummings vs Ed Herman
Gillian Robertson vs Piera Rodriguez
Lando Vannata vs Daniel Zellhuber
Bruna Brasil vs Denise Gomes
Gaston Bolanos vs Aaron Phillips
Lucie Pudilova vs Joselyne Edwards
Pre-fight press conference
Watch for free the UFC on ESPN 44 pre-fight press conference, featuring Arnold Allen and Max Holloway!
Watch the videos of UFC on ESPN 44: Holloway vs Allen weigh-in and faceoffs from the official Ufc Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Max Holloway vs Arnold Allen as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Offiial highlights – Spanish
Who won Holloway vs Allen fight?
Max Holloway defeated Arnold Allen via unanimous decision. Scores were 49–46, 49–46, 48–47.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC on ESPN 44 post-fight octagon interview of Max Holloway and Arnold Allen.
UFC on ESPN 44 results
Here are the results of all the fights of UFC on ESPN 44 Holloway vs Allen.
Max Holloway def. Arnold Allen via UD
Edson Barboza def. Billy Quarantillo via KO r1
Azamat Murzakanov def. Dustin Jacoby via UD
Ion Cuțelaba def. Tanner Boser via TKO r1
Pedro Munhoz def. Chris Gutiérrez via UD
Rafa García def. Clay Guida via UD
Bill Algeo def. TJ Brown via SUB r2
Brandon Royval def. Matheus Nicolau via KO r1
Zak Cummings def. Ed Herman via TKO r3
Gillian Robertson def. Piera Rodríguez via SUB r2
Daniel Zellhuber def. Lando Vannata via UD
Denise Gomes def. Bruna Brasil via TKO r2
Gastón Bolaños def. Aaron Phillips via UD
Joselyne Edwards def. Lucie Pudilová via SD
Post-fight press conference
Watch and listen the official UFC on ESPN 44 post-fight press conference video, headlined by the main event Arnold Allen and Max Holloway (free live stream from the UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship Youtube channel).
UFC on ESPN 44 Fight of the Night: Bill Algeo vs TJ Brown
UFC on ESPN 44 Performance of the Night: Edson Barboza, Brandon Royval, Gillian Robertson