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Midnight Mania! Max Holloway reveals it was his son that called the shot against Brian Ortega

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UFC featherweight champion Max “Blessed” Holloway has turned in 13 incredible wins in a row, but it was his last that broke records. Before the fourth round of his title fight with tough-as-nails Brian Ortega, Holloway could be seen ‘calling his shot’, pointing down to indicate this was when he would finish the fight. He landed a record 134 strikes in that round, and Ortega called it quits on the stool afterwards. I highly recommend watching the entire fight again.

Only now had Holloway revealed who really called the shot: his son, affectionately known as ‘Mini Blessed’. Check it out:

Max Holloway next faces Dustin Poirier for the interim lightweight championship this Saturday at UFC 236. Poirier defeated Holloway in his UFC debut in 2012. In fact, both men have rebounded from early career losses- including to Conor McGregor- to go on impressive runs exceeding all expectations. Poirier has only lost one fight in his last 10, defeating Anthony Pettis, Justin Gaethje, and Eddie Alvarez. The UFC 236 headliner promises to be a barnburner, as neither man seems capable of being in a boring fight.


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