Max has lost three of his last six fights.Despite the recent results the Hawaiian appears to be in his prime, and emerging victorious. Holloway will get his third shot at Volkanovski in their July 2 trilogy bout.
The American has only two defeats in the last five years, thus successfully placing himslef against Khabib Nurmagomedov and Charles Oliveira. Poirer holds seven wins against five different former world champions of the sport.
The heavyweight champion currently bears the record for most successful title defences in the division at one of the chaleenging weight class to consistently secure his ranking.
After his disqualification against Sterling in spring 2021, the Russian gave a good comeback by claiming the interim gold by outpointing Cory Sandhagen in a fight of the year contender.
The Australian experienced defeat after a streak of 7-year wins , all against the phenomenal Israel Adesanya. Whittaker lost the middleweight belt to his rival by TKO in 2019 .
After a setback of decision losses in 2018, the French-Cameroonian managed to achieve four-straight first-round KO wins to grab the gold. He then shocked fans by gutting out a unification win against former unbeaten interim champion, Ciryl Gane.
The former featherweight turned his career around, winning 11 in a row over the last four years to emerge as the retired Khabib's successor atop the division. Oliveira holds the records for most finishes (19) and most submission wins (16) in UFC history.
The champion from Austrialia continues to make his claim for P4P best by replacing Chan Sung Jung at UFC 273.Volkanovski has won a stunning 21 fights in a row. Up next is a trilogy fight against Max Holloway on July 2.
Although the outcome stands controversial, Adesanya convinced the judges cageside that he did enough to edge Robert Whittaker in their UFC 271 rematch. The victory sets up an interesting title defense against Jared Cannonier at UFC 276 in July.
In 2021, the welterweight champion became the best mixed martial artist in the world. Usmanstands unbeaten since past eight years, his ongoing 19-fight win streak includes a dominant title win in 2019 and five successful defences.