Review: 2014-10-04, good finish between Max Holloway and Akira Corassani: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night). Max Holloway entered this fight with a pro mma record of 10-3-0 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.17 featherweight in the world, he lost twice in 2013, against Dennis Bermudez and Conor McGregor (=McGregor vs Holloway) but he came back to win in 2014 defeating Will Chope (=Holloway vs Chope), Andre Fili (=Holloway vs Fili) and Clay Collard (=Holloway vs Collard).
His opponent, the balck belt in tae-kwon-do Akira Corassani, has an official record of 12-4-0 (34% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.34 in the same weight class, he won twice last year, against Robbie Peralta (=Peralta vs Corassani) and Maximo Blanco, but he lost his only bout of 2014 against Dustin Poirier (=Poirier vs Corassani). Holloway vs Corassani is on the undercard of Gunnar Nelson vs Rick Story – UFC FN 53. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 53: Nelson vs Story
Where: Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
Holloway’s previous fight: Max Holloway vs Clay Collard
Corassani’s previous fight: Dustin Poirier vs Akira Corassani
Corassani’s next fight: Akira Corassani vs Sam Sicilia
Holloway’s next fight: Max Holloway vs Cole Miller
post-fight interview + highlights (hosted on springboardplatform.com)