UFC Fight Night 26 Play-by-Play: Conor McGregor vs. Max Holloway

August 6, 2013
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Conor McGregor vs. Max Holloway

Round 1: They meet in the middle of the cage.  McGregor throwing kicks early.  He presses forward.  McGregor lands a straight left hand.  He steps in with an uppercut.  Holloway delivers an outside leg kick.  McGregor is stalking.  He delivers a kick to the body.  McGregor jumps in with a switch kick.  Holloway lands a counter right hand.  McGregor lands a front kick to the body.  Holloway circles on the outside.  McGregor lands a straight left hand.  Holloway steps in with a jab.  McGregor lands a superman punch.  He lands a side kick to the body.  He lands a high kick followed by an uppercut.  Holloway fires back with an overhand right.  Holloway lands a right hand.  McGregor lands a straight left.  Holloway answers with a left hand.  McGregor clinches.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for McGregor.

Round 2: McGregor lands a straight left.  McGregor continues to work a kicking attack.  They exchange leg kicks.  McGregor is taunting Holloway.  He delivers a straight left.  Holloway answers with a right hand.  McGregor steps in with an uppercut.  Holloway lands a left hand as McGregor moves in.  McGregor lands a straight left.  He catches a kick by Holloway, lands a straight left and takes Holloway down.  He works in Holloway’s guard.  McGregor stands and lands a left hand before dropping back down in Holloway’s guard.  They’re talking to each other.  McGregor advances to side control.  Holloway gets back to half guard.  McGregor moves back to side control.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for McGregor.

Round 3: They touch gloves to start the final round.  McGregor lands a side kick to the body.  Holloway lands a counter right hand.  McGregor changes levels and takes the fight to the ground.  McGregor moves to side control and advances to the mount position.  Holloway gets back to half guard and rolls McGregor over.  McGregor scrambles to his feet and secures another takedown.  McGregor advances to the mount position.  McGregor not doing much offensively from here.  Two minutes remain in the round.  McGregor postures up and lands shots.  Holloway rolls to his side.  McGregor lands two big elbows.  Holloway holds on to McGregor’s body.  Holloway escapes out the backdoor and they’re on their feet.  Holloway lands a high kick that wobbles McGregor.  McGregor secures a takedown.  The round ends.  MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for McGregor.

The judges score the fight for McGregor by unanimous decision. The scorecards read 30-27, 30-27 and 30-26.

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