The UFC Kansas City main event witnessed the former featherweight king, Max Holloway, reclaim his position at the top of the division by picking up a unanimous decision win over the promotion’s #4 ranked 145-pounder, Arnold Allen. The surging contender had some brilliant moments of his own, but the striking prowess of Holloway proved to be too much tonight.
Check Dayne Fox’s play-by-play of the final round from Max Holloway vs. Arnold Allen:
Rd.3- Holloway pushes Allen back with a combination after a lot of dancing around to open the round. Allen lands a left. Holloway looking more comfortable, flowing with kicks and single punches to the body. Allen not throwing a lot. He finally starts throwing a jab, but Holloway responds by advancing with kicks and punches after a few land. holloway avoiding most of Allen’s attacks. Good low kick from Holloway. Allen starting to show some frustration, trying to get strikes back after Holloway lands. Spinning back-fist from Holloway. Clearest round thus far, going to Holloway. Holloway 10-9
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