Both Max Holloway and Patricio Pitbull are the top featherweights in the world. However, Max Holloway is not impressed with Patricio Pitbull. At the last UFC Fight Island Seven, the former champion participated in his first non-title competition since mid-2016. According to many sources, Max would go on to set 9 UFC records in a master class at the expense of Calvin Kattar, the number 6 ranked contender.

Being the current Bellator lightweight and featherweight king, Patricio Pitbull decided to offer his congratulations to Max Holloway and his excellent performance. The two are close rivals, but Patricio Pitbull decided to congratulate Max. The event that triggered the congratulations was fully covered at Sportsbet, and many punters enjoyed the competitive odds that were offered on it.

Records, Trophies and Victories for Patricio Pitbull and Max Holloway

In terms of records, Pitbull owns a total of nine in his professional career. The most notable of the records of all-time are 19 high wins, 9 wins in title fights and 11 of the most featherweight finishes. The 31-4 Patricio looks excellent than before on his latest six-fight unbeaten streak. He is looking for a rematch with Sanchez Emmanuel in the Bellator featherweight Grand Prix semi-finals.

When it comes to Max Holloway, all the nine records including the Kattar victory is as follows: 

  • Most major strikes landed in an event in the history of UFC – 445.
  • Highest major strike differential in an event in the history of UFC – 313. 
  • Most distance strikes landed in an event in the history of UFC – 439. 
  • Most strikes landed in an event in the history of UFC – 141. 
  • Most major strikes attempted in the history of UFC – 744.
  • Most major head strikes landed in a single fight in the history of UFC – 274.

From this information and statistics, it is clear that Max Holloway is one of the leading sportspersons when it comes to fighting.

Max Holloway and Patricio Pitbull have collided on several occasions. When asked about their rivalry between them, Patricio Pitbull said that he is the best featherweight in the whole world and that nobody can match his success. That kind of self-confidence is not surprising coming from Patricio, who has been remained strong throughout his career. 

Patricio recently added a belt in his store with a 1st round knockout of Bellator staple, and he was the favourite going into the match with Michael Chandler. Patricio has not lost a featherweight title since the year 2015 when he dropped his winning to Daniel Straus at the Bellator 145. Patricio would later revenge that to reclaim his title, which he has defended two times since then. Before that, he only lost two times in his entire professional career, both split calls to Pat Curran and Joe Warren.

Definitively, his claim is still a difficult one to prove. However, after all, he has got some rivalry out there, most notably with Max Holloway, in terms of UFC featherweight champion. Max Holloway has won a total of thirteen featherweight bouts in a row. His loss was in the division in 2013, to non-other than McGregor.

When Patricio Pitbull says that he is the best featherweight in the world of fighting, it is not discounting Max Holloway’s presence. Patricio recently signed a brand new multi-fight deal with his long-time Bellator home. 

On the other hand, Holloway has not really indicated intentions of leaving the fighting space anytime in the future. The two are ideal candidates to keep in mind if you love fighting and placing wagers on the sports. Just visit reputable sites like Sportsbet and sign up to enjoy the best odds and deals.


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