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Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway Preview & Picks – Volkanovski To Win UFC 276 Trilogy Fight

By Leigh Copson
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22 Jun 2022
  • Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway picks for Saturday, July 2
  • UFC 276 is taking place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Preview, predictions and head to head stats
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    Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway Preview & Picks
  • Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway Preview & Picks
  • Head To Head
  • Alexander Volkanovski Form
  • Max Holloway Form
  • Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway FAQs

Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway Preview & Picks

Alexander Volkanovski is backed to beat Max Holloway for a third time.

Holloway throws strikes at a higher volume, but Volkanovski is more accurate and harder to hit.

That was the key to success in the first two fights and is tipped to be the key again at UFC 276.

  • Alexander Volkanovski is 2-0 vs Max Holloway
  • Alexander Volkanovski is unbeaten in the UFC
  • Alexander Volkanovski has won 21 straight fights
  • Volkanovski lands 57% of his significant strikes (Holloway 47%)
  • Volkanovski absorbs 3.32 significant strikes per minute (Holloway 4.69)
  • Both of the previous fights went the full 5 rounds

Head To Head

  • Volkanovski beat Holloway by unanimous decision at UFC 245 in December 2019
  • Volkanovski beat Holloway by split decision at UFC 251 in July 2020

Alexander Volkanovski Form

Alexander Volkanovski has never lost a fight under the UFC banner and is riding a 21-fight win streak.

The 33-year-old Australian debuted in the UFC back in November 16 and after five straight wins he was put in the Octagon with some big names.

He registered the biggest win of his career to date when he knocked out Chad Mendes in the second round at UFC 232.

Volkanovski then topped that success when he earned a decision win over featherweight legend Jose Aldo at UFC 237.

That earned him a crack at the title in December 2019, and he took his big chance.

The Aussie featherweight was able to dethrone dominant champion Max Holloway via the judges’ scorecards.

The pair fight again several months later and although the result was not as convincing, he did out-strike Holloway to earn the nod from two out of the three judges.

Volkanovski then beat Brian Ortega over five rounds before successfully defending his title for the third time in his first outing of 2022.

The featherweight champion knocked out ‘The Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung in the fourth round to take his record to 24-1.

Max Holloway Form

Max Holloway is looking to be regain the featherweight title by beating Alexander Volkanovski at the third attempt.

‘Blessed’ established himself as one of the division’s best fighters when he rebounded from a loss to Conor McGregor in August 2013, winning nine consecutive fights.

The 30-year-old Hawaiian won the interim featherweight title in December 2016 when he stopped Anthony Pettis in the third round.

Holloway that became undisputed champion by knocking out Jose Aldo in the third round in June 17.

Proving the victory was no fluke, ‘Blessed’ then successfully defended his title by again knocking out Aldo in the third round in their rematch.

He then brutalised Brian Ortega for four rounds to successfully defend his belt for a second time.

Holloway then came up short in his bid to become a two-weight champion, dropping a decision to Dustin Poirier at lightweight, but a return to featherweight brought a return to winning ways.

He was able to successfully defend the title for a third time by claiming a decision win over Frankie Edgar.

However, that would prove to be his final successful defence as he dropped the belt to Alexander Volkanovski in December 2019.

Several months later he lost the , but he has since rebounded withdecision wins over Calvin Kattar and Yair Rodriguez in 2021 to improve to 23-6.

Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway FAQs

Where can I watch the Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway live stream?

You can watch the Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway stream by using ExpressVPN.

Where is Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway taking place?

Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway is taking place at UFC 276 on Saturday, July 2 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.



Volkanovski is the more accurate striker and was able to out-strike Holloway in the first two fights.

He also does a better job at avoiding strikes, so we are backing the champion for another decision win.

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