Max Holloway vs. Calvin Kattar – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC on ABC: Holloway vs. Kattar is scheduled to take place on Saturday, January 16, 2021, in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Max “Blessed” Holloway will take on Calvin Kattar in the Featherweight Bout. You can view the full UFC on ABC card.

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

The 30-year-old, Max Holloway is coming in with a 21-6-0 record. Holloway will be fighting for the first time since a loss via split decision against Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal in July.

Kattar, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win against Dan Ige on July 11, 2020 at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Ige and holds a 22-4-0 record.

Max Holloway vs. Calvin Kattar
5′ 11″
5′ 11″
145 lbs.
145 lbs.

Max Holloway has an orthodox fighting stance with a 69″ reach. The 34-year-old, Calvin Kattar is an orthodox fighter with a 72″ 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.

Max Holloway:
→ Holloway’s striking accuracy is 44%.
→ Holloway lands 6.47 significant strikes per minute.
→ Holloway’s takedown accuracy is 83%.
→ Holloway’s takedown average is 0.22 per 15 minutes.
→ Holloway’s takedown defense is 83%.

Holloway comes in with 44% striking accuracy, typically landing about 6.47 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Kattar fires at 41% accuracy, landing about 5.01 significant strikes per minute. Max Holloway also has a 83% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.22 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Kattar’s 0.47 takedowns and 88% takedown accuracy.

Calvin Kattar:
→ Kattar’s striking accuracy is 41%.
→ Kattar lands 5.01 significant strikes per minute.
→ Kattar’s takedown accuracy is 37%.
→ Kattar’s takedown average is 0.47 per 15 minutes.
→ Kattar’s takedown defense is 88%.

Calvin spent on average 12:05 minutes in the Octagon and Max has an average fight time of 14:36 minutes.

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

Event Name
UFC on ABC: Holloway vs. Kattar
January 16, 2021
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Max Holloway vs. Calvin Kattar

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