Max Holloway returns to the octagon this Saturday (Dec. 8th) to defend his title at UFC 231.
His challenger is Brian Ortega, the top-ranked featherweight competition.
Can Holloway, who’s battled health issues and depression during his lay-off, stage a successful comeback?
The long-awaited struggle between Max Holloway and Brian Ortega is almost upon us. Both top featherweights will meet this Saturday (December 8th) in UFC 231 in Toronto.
Originally booked for UFC 226 back in July, Holloway was pulled in the card after he started showing”concussion-like symptoms” Holloway has been plagued with health problems this year, which will be his first and only struggle of 2018. Ortega will accept nothing less than a title shot and has been patiently awaiting Blessed’s yield.
This is one of the most exciting match-ups available to the UFC. It is a fascinating pairing of styles and a struggle between two of their best featherweights the sport has ever seen. With so little separating the two fighters, that is an extremely difficult fight to pick. Below are some factors to think about.
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