Dustin Poirier kept Max Holloway from becoming a two-division champion, claiming the interim lightweight title earlier this year.
Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirier for the interim lightweight title and Kelvin Gastelum vs. Israel Adesanya for middleweight gold headline.
Over seven years ago, Dustin Poirier and Max Holloway faced off for the first time at UFC 143. The two meet again next Saturday night.
There are approximately 612 interim championship belts in circulation, so - now hear me out - why not just have an interim UFC event for them?
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Former champ Jose Aldo won on Saturday night, earning praise from current champ Max Holloway - nothing but love between these guys, folks.
At UFC 231 on Saturday night, Brian Ortega challenged featherweight king Max Holloway for the belt... and was nearly murdered.
Max Holloway looked like he was falling apart in his last weight cut, but he had no problems this time around, and destroyed Brian Ortega to boot.
The weigh-ins for UFC 231 are tomorrow, and we're all wondering if champ Max Holloway is going to make it, or if his medical issues will return.
Max Holloway versus Brian Ortega was supposed to happen a while ago, but if Holloway is healthy, it's going down this weekend at UFC 231.