Max Holloway 

Max Holloway 

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Updated On November 25, 2021

Max Holloway is an American MMA professional fighter. Max Holloway competes in the featherweight category at the weight of 245 pounds in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). His stage name is ‘Blessed’. 

Early Life

Jerome Max Holloway known as Max Holloway was born on 4th December 1991, in Waianae, Hawaii, America. Currently, he is 29 years old. He was raised in Honolulu, Hawaii by his parents. He has been attracted to kickboxing from his young age.  There is no much more information about his birth sign, horoscope, family, parents, and siblings.


Talking about Max’s educational life, he attended Waianae High School. During that time, he began to compete in kickboxing. He completed his graduation from Waianae High School in 2010.

Career and Professional life

Talking about Max’s professional career, he began his MMA Fighting in late 2010. Currently, he is working hard to maintain his physique and strength. He trains at Legacy Muay Thai and Gracie Technics Honolulu. In the Lightweight and featherweight categories, he has done well. He has gained a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Coach Rylan Lizares and Pedro Sauer.  At the age of 19, he recorded 4 straight wins. A Split decision made Max win over his opponent Harris Sarmiento, which earned him the X-1 Lightweight Championship belt.

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Caption: Max Holloway fight against Conor McGregor (Source: Daily Express)

He made his UFC debut on 4th February 2012 at UFC 143 but he lost the match with his opponent Dustin Poirier in the first round by submission. After losing his first match, he bounced back with 3 straight wins back to back and 2 losses. He defeated Will Chope at UFC Fight Night on 4th January 2014. For the interim UFC Featherweight Championship title, he defeated Anthony Pettis at UFC 206.

Till now, he has played 26 matches in his UFC career with 21 wins, 5 losses where he has won 10 matches by knockout, 9 by decision, and 2 by submission. Besides that, he lost 1 match by submission and the rest of the 4 by decision. Moreover, he doesn’t like to compromises with his workout schedule and is working hard to win championship belts.

Awards and Nomination

Talking about his awards and championship, he has won the Interim UFC Featherweight championship once and UFC Featherweight Championship once. In 2017, he was awarded as “Charles ‘Mask’ Lewis Fighter of the Year” and many more awards during his UFC professional career.

Net Worth

Talking about his net worth, salary, and income, as a professional fighter; he has to earn a decent amount of money in his career. His estimated net worth is around $1.5 million which he earned from his MMA and UFC as a fighter. There is not much information about his salary and income. Looking at his successful professional career, we can assume that in the upcoming; his’s net worth will surely increase.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Max Holloway with ex-wife Kaimana Pa’aluhi (Source: Playerswiki)

 He has earned thousands of female fans around the world. Besides that, he has an athletic body that attracted many females towards him, after stepping into as a professional fighter. Talking about his personal life, he married a lady in the past.  On 14th February 2012, Max got married to Kaimana Pa’aluhi. With the marriage, they have a son named Rush Holloway. But the relationship did not last long. In 2014, the couple got divorced from each other, after been in a 2-year relationship as a couple.

He started dating Hawaiian surfer Alessa Quizon in early 2020 and the duo engaged on November 18. To this day Max is not a part of any controversy and rumor. He likes to stay far from controversies and focused on his professional career.

Body Measurement and Social media

Talking about Max’s body measurement, he is 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 m) tall and weighs around 66kg (145 lbs).  He has dark brown eyes. Besides that,  there is no information regarding his other body measurements.

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Caption: Max Holloway body measurement (Source: Bleacher Report)

Talking about Max’s social media appearances, he is quite active. He usually shares and posted his photo with his son Rush on social media such as Twitter, Instagram, etc. On his Twitter page, there are around 408.7k followers whereas, in the Instagram account, he has above 2 million followers.