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Facts, stats and numbers for Max Holloway vs. Calvin Kattar for this Saturday’s Jan 16th UFC Fight Island 7 Main Event.

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Max Holloway celebrated his 29th birthday on December 4. He’s spent nearly nine of those years battling under the UFC banner. While his first contest with the promotion, a February 2012 first-round submission defeat to Dustin Poirier, did not end well, Holloway bounced back in his second contest, a decision win over Pat Schilling and inserted his name in the UFC featherweight record book. Since then he picked up and defended the promotion’s 145-pound title. Holloway has also totally rewritten the UFC featherweight record book.

On Saturday, the former UFC featherweight champion looks to add to his legacy as perhaps the most accomplished fighter in the history of the 145-pound weight class, he also looks to end his two-fight losing skid when he faces Calvin Kattar in the main event of UFC on ABC - FIGHT ISLAND 7.

Holloway, riding a 13-fight featherweight winning streak, surrendered his crown to Alexander Volkanovski in December 2019 and followed that with a second loss to the new champion in July 2020. The only other time Holloway lost two fights in a row was when he dropped back-to-back decisions to Dennis Bermudez and Conor McGregor in 2013. He ended that skid with a second-round knockout win over Will Chope — another contest that earned Holloway a spot in the UFC featherweight record book.

The 32-year-old Kattar doesn’t have nearly the amount of mentions in the UFC record book that his adversary does, but he has momentum on his side heading into UFC Fight Island 7. Kattar who joined the UFC in 2017 is riding a two-fight winning streak heading into his matchup with the ex-champ. Kattar has knocked out Jeremy Stephens and taken a decision from Dan Ige in his two most recent outings. He looks to hand Holloway the first three-fight losing skid of his career and put his name in the discussion for a title shot on Saturday.

Before UFC Fight Island 7 takes place at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi, here are some facts, stats and numbers for the matchup between Holloway and Kattar.

UFC Fight Island 7: Preview: Facts, stats and numbers for Max Holloway vs. Calvin Kattar

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Holloway is tied for first in UFC featherweight history with 21 total fights
Holloway ranks first in UFC featherweight history with 16 wins
Holloway ranks first in UFC featherweight history with 10 finishes
Holloway ranks first in UFC featherweight history with eight knockouts Kattar is tied for fifth in UFC featherweight history with four knockouts
Holloway is tied for third in UFC featherweight history with six decision wins
Holloway ranks first in UFC featherweight history with a 13-fight winning streak
Holloway ranks second in UFC featherweight history with five decision wins
Holloway is tied for third in UFC featherweight history withseven fight night bonuses
Holloway ranks first in UFC featherweight history with 4:57:00 of total fight time
Holloway is tied for third in UFC featherweight history with eight knockdowns landed
Holloway ranks first in UFC featherweight history with 1,868 significant strikes landed
Holloway ranks second in UFC featherweight history with 6.29 significant strikes landed per minute Kattar ranks 10th in UFC featherweight history in significant strikes landed per minute at 5.01
Holloway ranks fourth in UFC featherweight history with a sriking differential of plus 2.01
Holloway ranks second in UFC featherweight history with 2,013 total strikes landed
Kattar ranks fifth in UFC featherweight history with a total bottom position time of 0:53
Kattar ranks fourth in UFC featherweight history with a bottom position percentage of 0.91 percent
Holloway has the highest striking differential in a UFC featherweight bout, plus 180 vs. Brian Ortega at UFC 231
Holloway has the fourth highest striking differential in a UFC featherweight bout, plus 91 vs. Pat Schilling at TUF Live: Finale
Holloway has the fifth highest striking differential in a UFC featherweight bout, plus 87 vs. Jose Aldo at UFC 218
Holloway has the most significant strikes landed in a UFC featherweight bout, 290 vs. Brian Ortega at UFC 231
Holloway has the third most significant strikes landed in a UFC featherweight bout, 174 vs, Jose Aldo at UFC 218
Holloway is tied for 10th in most significant strikes landed in a UFC featherweight bout, 134 vs, Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 245
Holloway has the most significant strikes attempted in a UFC featherweight bout, 490 vs. Brian Ortega at UFC 231
Holloway has the third most significant strikes attempted in a UFC featherweight bout, 397 vs, Jose Aldo at UFC 218
Holloway has the ninth most significant strikes attempted in a UFC featherweight bout, 328 vs. Frankie Edgar at UFC 240
Holloway has the most distance strikes landed in a UFC featherweight bout, 281 vs. Brian Ortega at UFC 231
Holloway has the fifth most distance strikes landed in a UFC featherweight bout, 144 vs. Jose Aldo at UFC 218
Holloway has the eighth most distance strikes landed in a UFC featherweight bout, 132 vs. Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 245
Holloway has the third most significant clinch strikes landed in a UFC featherweight bout, 41 vs Will Chope at UFC Fight Night: Saffiedine vs. Lim
Holloway has the most significant head strikes landed in a UFC featherweight bout, 244 vs. Brian Ortega at UFC 231
Holloway has the second most significant head strikes landed in a UFC featherweight bout, 135 vs. Jose Aldo at UFC 218
Holloway has the eighth most significant head strikes landed in a UFC featherweight bout, 109 vs. Frankie Edgar at UFC 240
Holloway is tied for fifth most significant body strikes landed in a UFC featherweight bout, 41 vs. Brian Ortega at UFC 231
Holloway has the 10th most significant body strikes landed in a UFC featherweight bout, 38 vs. Leonard Garcia at UFC 231
Holloway has the most total strikes landed in a UFC featherweight bout, 307 vs. Brian Ortega at UFC 231
Holloway has the most total strikes atempted in a UFC featherweight bout, 507 vs. Brian Ortega at UFC 231
Holloway has the third most total strikes atempted in a UFC featherweight bout, 406 vs. Jose Aldo at UFC 218
Holloway has the most head strikes landed in a UFC featherweight bout, 254 vs. Brian Ortega at UFC 231
Holloway has the eighth most head strikes landed in a UFC featherweight bout, 141 vs. Jose Aldo at UFC 218
Holloway has the most significant strikes landed in a single round of a UFC featherweight fight with 134 during Round 4 vs. Brian Ortega at UFC 231
Holloway has the third most significant strikes landed in a single round of a UFC featherweight fight with 108 during Round 3 vs. Jose Aldo at UFC 218
Holloway has the most significant strikes attempted in a single round of a UFC featherweight fight with 204 during Round 3 vs. Jose Aldo at UFC 218
Holloway has the econd most significant strikes attempted in a single round of a UFC featherweight fight with 196 during Round 4 vs. Brian Ortega at UFC 231
Holloway has the most total strikes landed in a single round of a UFC featherweight fight with 141 during Round 4 vs. Brian Ortega at UFC 231 Kattar ranks ninth in total strikes attempted during a single round of a UFC featherweight bout, Round 3 vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov at UFC Fight Night: Zabit vs. Kattar
Holloway has the most total strikes attempted in a single round of a UFC featherweight fight with 212 during Round 3 vs. Jose Aldo at UFC 218
Holloway has the most total strikes attempted in a single round of a UFC featherweight fight with 203 during Round 4 vs. Brian Ortega at UFC 231