The former UFC Featherweight champion Max Holloway is returning inside the Octagon in a fight against the number 6th ranked UFC Featherweight fighter Calvin Kattar. This is the first Fight Night of UFC for 2021 and the wait for fans to see live-action again is about to end in just a few days.
UFC Fight Island 7: Max Holloway vs Calvin Kattar preview
Max ‘Blessed’ Holloway is coming in this fight with two consecutive losses against the UFC Featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski. In the last face-off between both of them, most of the UFC pundits believe that Holloway won that fight.
Judges scored the fight in favor of Volkanovski and Holloway leave the Octagon disappointed. On the other hand, his opponent Calvin Kattar is coming in this fight with two consecutive wins against Jeremy Stephens and Dan Ige.
Holloway is ranked number one in the Featherweight division and with a win over him, Kattar would like to take a leap in the rankings and cement his position for the title shot.
UFC Fight Island 7: Max Holloway vs Calvin Kattar prediction
Max Holloway holds a unique record in UFC that he has never been knocked out inside the Octagon; all his losses came via decision and Calvin kattar got hands like a hammer with which he can knock anyone out.
Holloway’s speed and head movement in amongst the best UFC fighters, it is going to be difficult for Kattar to catch him but once if Holloway gets caught in the hands of Kattar it is going to be really hard for him to come out from it.
Holloway is also a fan favorite in this fight with betting odds of -188 in his favor and Kattar will be entering the Octagon as an underdog with betting odds of +152 in his favor. It is going to be interesting to see who will leave the Octagon as a winner.
Expected Result: Max Holloway def Calvin Kattar