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 contender.
Can Holloway, who has battled health issues and depression throughout his lay-off, stage a successful comeback?
The long-awaited struggle between Max Holloway and Brian Ortega is almost upon us. Both top featherweights will meet this Saturday (December 8th) in UFC 231 in Toronto.
Initially reserved for UFC 226 back in July, Holloway was pulled from the card after he started revealing”concussion-like symptoms.” Holloway was plagued with health issues this year, which will be his first and only struggle of 2018. Ortega will accept nothing less than a title shot and has been patiently awaiting Blessed’s return.
This is only 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 sport has ever seen. With so little separating the two fighters, that is a very tough fight to select. Below are a few factors to think about.

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