The current beholder of ‘UFC Featherweight Champion’ title, Max Holloway is a well recognized face of UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship). He is best known as a mixed martial art artist. Max has an awesome height of 5 feet and 11 inch. He is known for his kick boxing training techniques which include ‘Gracie Technics Honolulu’ and ‘Legacy Muay Thai’.
He learned and has earned himself a purple belt in Brazilian fighting technique of Jiu-Jitsu. He currently plays in the Featherweight category of UFC. Since the start of his UFC career, Holloway has won over 17 fights in his career, six of which include knockout wins. Holloway definitely has a stellar career waiting to be unveiled in the coming future. He is at the top of his career currently, living with his fabulous ring record and happy family.
Jerome Max Holloway was born in 1991 on 4th December in Hawaii, United States. He belongs to a native Hawaiian and partially Samoan heritage. He started learning kick boxing from an early age, when he was still in his high school. His family always supported his passion for mixed martial arts, which motivated him and helped him gain success.
He married former actress, Kaimana Pa’aluhi in 2012. She currently works as model. The couple has a child together. Kaimana can be seen cheering for her husband at several of his matches. He is very close to his family and likes to preserve his privacy, which is the reason why not much information is available on the internet regarding his family or early life. He loves playing video games outside the ring. He is an active streamer on video gaming service ‘Twitch’ with the user name ‘Blessed MMA’.
Education: Holloway completed his high school education from Waianae High School in the year 2010, which also planted the seed of kick boxing in his heart. He currently trains out the Legacy Muay Thai and Gracie Technics Honolulu. He is also getting training under Coach Darin Yap of strength training out of Tactical Strength and Conditioning.
Career: Initially he started off his professional kick boxing career at an early age of 19, and managed to win four consecutive fights. The fighter earned the designation of #7 featherweight prospect in Bloody Elbow’s 2012 World MMA. He made his UFC debut in Featherweight division in 2012 at 143 UFC. He made his first UFC victory on June 1 on his debut year by defeating Pat Schilling in the Ultimate 15 finale. He bagged his promotional debut as an injury replacement for Ricardo Lamas against Dustin Poirier at UFC 143.
He has won over 17 fights in his entire career, six of which include perfect knockout wins. His has hardly lost 3 games in his career which a certification of his strong MMA skills.
He is a one time winner of ‘Knockout of the Night’ and has garnered himself ‘Performance of the Night’ three times. He has also won the X-1 ‘Lightweight Championship’.
He has faced the fighters like Dennis Bermudez, Conor McGregor, Will Chope, Andre Fili, Mirsad Bektic, Akira Corassani, Cole Miller, Cub Swanson, Charles Oliveira, and Jeremy Stephens.
Last year in on June, 2016 the fighter fought with Ricardo Lamas at UFC 199 where he won the fight with unanimous decision. While at the end of the year for the interim UFC Featherweight Championship he fought with Anthony Pettis at UFC 206. In the third round Holloway won the fight via TKO and received the Performance of the Night bonus.
Max Holloway Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $1.6 Million US Dollars
The MMA player has been playing professionally since the age of 19, and has landed several kicks and punches on world’s best champions, to earn some extra thousands for him.
Since his entry in UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship), he has been earning a regular income of thousands. Now that Holloway is all set to enter Hollywood, we are sure he will fuel some extra fortune himself. The net worth of this Martial art champion is estimated to be worth $1.6 million US dollars as of 2017. Since landing the 7th rank in featherweight division in 2012 ‘Bloody Elbow’s World MMA’, Holloway hasn’t looked back in his career and is pacing towards his goal of becoming the best MMA fighter.
Max Holloway Business Model
Considering the confirmation of Holloway’s movie debut with ‘Den of Thieve’, the star might soon become a Hollywood sensation. Max is known for his tattoos that he has on his body.
All the speculations that were being made, regarding the MMA star of being casted next to Gerard Butler and 50 Cent in Hollywood movie project named as ‘Den of Thieves’, have been confirmed by Holloway who is extremely excited about his Hollywood debut. During the early years of his career, he was compared with one of best MMA fighter Anthony Pettis. It is rumored that Holloway will face current featherweight champion José Aldo at UFC 212.
He looks like cheetah in the ring, his moves are hardly visible for contemplation, which makes it impossible to defend. His high spinning and flying kicks and knees, elbow flexibility is his secret into his strikingly perfect games. He has millions of fans from around the world, who love his fighting style. He is only 25 and has achieved so much success in mere 6 years, which is proof of his talent in the ring.