Max Holloway entered this fight with a mma record of 15-3-0 (53% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 featherweight in the world. He suffered two consecutive defeats in 2013, against Dennis Bermudez and #1 Conor McGregor (=McGregor vs Holloway), but then he has won eight bouts beating Charles Oliveira (=Holloway vs Oliveira) and Jeremy Stephens in his last two (=Holloway vs Stephens).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj Ricardo Lamas, has an official record of 16-4-0 (50% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class. He fought twice last year losing to Chad Mendes (=Mendes vs Lamas) and winning over Diego Sanchez (=Lamas vs Sanchez). Holloway vs Lamas is on the undercard of Luke Rockhold vs Michael Bisping 2 – UFC 199. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 199: Rockhold vs Bisping 2
Where: The Forum, Inglewood, California, United States
Division: featherweight (126 lbs, 57.2 kg)
UFC 199 fight card (main fights):
Luke Rockhold vs Michael Bisping 2
Dominick Cruz vs Urijah Faber 3
Max Holloway vs Ricardo Lamas
Dan Henderson vs Hector Lombard
Dustin Poirier vs Bobby Green
Brian Ortega vs Clay Guida
Holloway’s previous fight: Max Holloway vs Jeremy Stephens
Lamas’ previous fight: Ricardo Lamas vs Diego Sanchez
Lamas’ next fight: Ricardo Lamas vs Charles Oliveira
Holloway’s next fight: Max Holloway vs Anthony Pettis