UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 11, 2020, in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. 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 251 card.
The 31-year-old, Alexander Volkanovski is coming in with a 21-1-0 record. Volkanovski will be fighting for the first time since a win via unanimous decision against Max Holloway at UFC 245: Usman vs. Covington in December.
Holloway, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision loss against Alexander Volkanovski on December 14, 2019 at UFC 245: Usman vs. Covington and holds a 21-5-0 record.
|Alexander Volkanovski||vs.||Max Holloway|
Alexander Volkanovski has an orthodox fighting stance with a 71″ reach. The 28-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.
Volkanovski comes in with 57% striking accuracy, he typically lands about 6.15 significant strikes every minute. His opponent, Holloway fires at 44% accuracy, landing about 6.66 significant strikes per minute. Alexander Volkanovski also has a 34% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 2.16 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Holloway’s 0.24 takedowns and 85% takedown accuracy.
Max spent on average 14:08 minutes in the Octagon and Alexander has an average fight time of 13:55 minutes.
This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC 251 is live in , who do you think will win, Alexander or Max? Sound off in the comments.
|UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal|
|July 11, 2020|
|Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
|Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway|