Max Holloway returns to the octagon this Saturday (Dec. 8th) to defend his title at UFC 231.
His challenger is Brian Ortega, the top-ranked featherweight competition.
Can Holloway, who has battled health problems and depression throughout his lay-off, stage a successful comeback?
The long-awaited struggle between Max Holloway and Brian Ortega is nearly upon us. The two leading featherweights will meet this Saturday (December 8th) in UFC 231 at Toronto.
Originally booked for UFC 226 back in July, Holloway was pulled from the card after he began showing”concussion-like symptoms” Holloway was plagued with health issues this year and this is his first and only struggle of 2018. Ortega will accept nothing less than a title shot and has been patiently waiting for Blessed’s yield.
This is one of the most exciting match-ups accessible to the UFC. It is a fascinating pairing of styles and a fight between two of their best featherweights the game has ever seen. With so little separating the two fighters, that is a very tough struggle to select. Below are some factors to think about.

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