Max Holloway returns to the octagon this Saturday (Dec. 8th) to defend his title at UFC 231.
His challenger is Brian Ortega, the top-ranked featherweight competition.
Can Holloway, who’s battled health issues and depression throughout his lay-off, stage a successful comeback?
The long-awaited struggle between Max Holloway and Brian Ortega is nearly upon us. Both top featherweights will meet this Saturday (December 8th) in UFC 231 in Toronto.
Initially reserved for UFC 226 back in July, Holloway was pulled from the card after he started showing »concussion-like symptoms » Holloway has been plagued with health problems this year and this will be his first and only fight of 2018. Ortega will accept nothing less than a title shot and has been patiently waiting for Blessed’s yield.
This is only one of the very exciting match-ups available to the UFC. It is a fascinating pairing of fashions and a fight between two of their best featherweights the sport has ever seen. With so little separating the two fighters, that can be an extremely difficult fight to select. Below are some factors to think about.