Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 2, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Alexander “The Great” Volkanovski will take on Max “Blessed” Holloway in the UFC Featherweight Title Bout. You can view the full UFC 276 card.

In this post, we will break down Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 34-year-old, Alexander Volkanovski is coming in with a 24-1-0 record. Volkanovski will be fighting for the first time since a win via KO/TKO against Chan Sung Jung at UFC 273: Volkanovski vs. The Korean Zombie in April.

Holloway, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win against Yair Rodriguez on April 9, 2022 at UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Rodriguez and holds a 23-6-0 record.

Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway
34
Age
31
5′ 6″
Height
5′ 11″
145 lbs.
Weight
145 lbs.
71″
Reach
69″
24-1-0
Record
23-6-0
Orthodox
Stance
Orthodox

Alexander Volkanovski has an orthodox fighting stance with a 71″ reach. The 31-year-old, Max Holloway is an orthodox fighter with a 69″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Alexander Volkanovski:
→ Volkanovski’s striking accuracy is 57%.
→ Volkanovski lands 6.63 significant strikes per minute.
→ Volkanovski’s takedown accuracy is 36%.
→ Volkanovski’s takedown average is 1.95 per 15 minutes.
→ Volkanovski’s takedown defense is 70%.

Volkanovski comes in with 57% striking accuracy, typically landing about 6.63 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Holloway fires at 47% accuracy, landing about 7.38 significant strikes per minute. Alexander Volkanovski also has a 36% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.95 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Holloway’s 0.31 takedowns and 84% takedown accuracy.

Max Holloway:
→ Holloway’s striking accuracy is 47%.
→ Holloway lands 7.38 significant strikes per minute.
→ Holloway’s takedown accuracy is 66%.
→ Holloway’s takedown average is 0.31 per 15 minutes.
→ Holloway’s takedown defense is 84%.

Max spent on average 15:26 minutes in the Octagon and Alexander has an average fight time of 16:06 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC 276 is live in , who do you think will win, Alexander or Max? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier
Date
July 2, 2022
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway

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