Welcome to the Official website for Max "Blessed" Holloway. Max started training in Kickboxing at the age of 16. In September of 201o he made his pro MMA debut at the age of 18. As a 19 year old, Holloway had amassed a record of 4-0. He gained recognition as the #7 featherweight prospect in Bloody Elbow's 2012 World MMA Scouting Report and has even been compared to current UFC and former WEC light-weight champion Anthony Pettis, due to his ability to incorporate a wide array of flying and spinning kicks, knees and elbows into his striking game.
His early career was highlighted by a split decision win over former Strikeforce and WEC veteran Harris Sarimento on March 12, 2011, earning himself the lightweight strap for the Hawaii based X-1 promotion.
Max Holloway currently trains out of Gracie Technics/MMAD in Honolulu, Hawaii.
On Saturday Feb 4th 2012, 20 year old Max "Blessed" Holloway made his UFC octagon at UFC 143 against 11-1 Dustin Poirier (Ranked #4 in the world in the Featherweight division mmaweekly). Over the last 2 years, Max has fought 8 times in the UFC with a record of 5-3. When Max made his UFC debut, he was the youngest fighter under contract with the UFC.