In a span of a few hours the much anticipated UFC Fight Night 197 will begin at the Apex in Las Vegas. Consequently, Fight fans are very excited because this event features a fight between former featherweight champion Max Holloway and Yair Rodriguez in the main event.
There will be a lot at stake for both fighters, as the winner will likely get a title shot against UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski. Besides, people watching this main event contest can expect huge fireworks as both fighters are exceptional strikers.
Moreover, it is needless to say that a fight that involves Max Holloway is highly entertaining. Owing to the fact that the former champion always puts on a show whether be it with his world-class boxing skills or with his trash talk or walkout songs. His last fight against Calvin Kattar is a great example as the Blessed landed a mind-boggling figure of 447 significant strikes.
Hence fight fans can expect something similar happening in this featherweight fight. However, let us shift the topic from Holloway’s fighting skills and take a look at the songs he has walked out in the past in UFC.
Max Holloway vs Jose Aldo – “Hawaiian Kickboxer” by Moke Boy
Max Holloway who was born in Hawaii in America loves to use this song called Hawaiian Kickboxer by Moke boy because it resembles his hometown. Subsequently, the former champion has used this song while walking out for most of his fights in the UFC.
After winning the UFC featherweight title against Anthony Pettis in UFC 206, Blessed walked out to Hawaiiian Kickboxer for his first title defense against former champion Jose Aldo. In this main event title fight, Holloway showed some scintillating display of striking as he knocked out Aldo in the third round of the fight to defend his title.
Max Holloway vs Dustin Poirier 2 – “Walk It, Talk It” by Migos feat. Drake/”Hawaiian Kickboxer” by Moke Boy
The Blessed walked out to this world-famous hip-hop song Walk It, Talk It by rap duo Migos and Drake for his rematch against Dustin Poirier at UFC 236. Holloway who was the featherweight champion at that time moved up a weight class to compete against Poirier for the interim lightweight title.
Unfortunately Max was unable to avenge his debut loss against Poirier and win the interim belt as the Diamond smashed him throughout the five rounds to win this fight via unanimous decision.
Max Holloway vs Alexander Volkanovski – “B.O.M.B.S.” by Fabolous and “Hawaiian Kickboxer” by Moke Boy
Blessed took on Alexander Volkanovski in the UFC featherweight title bout in the co main event of UFC 245. Consequently, for this highly anticipated fight, Max Holloway walked out to a popular rap song called B.O.M.B.S by Fabolous.
In a hard-fought battle that lasted for five rounds, Holloway landed some good shots in the last few rounds but was unable to grab the win against the Great.
Max Holloway vs Calvin Kattar – “Mt. Everest” by Labrinth and “Hawaiian Kickboxer” by Moke Boy
Holloway is a big fan of Moke Boy and has often walked out to his songs in his previous fights. Consequently, he chose a combination of songs named Mt. Everest by Labrinth and Hawaiian Kickboxer by Moke boy for his entrance song against Calvin Kattar in January this year.
In this fight, Blessed dominated all five rounds as he outboxed Kattar and also broke the record for landing the most significant strikes in a single match. Owing to Holloway’s striking masterclass, the judges awarded the fight to him via unanimous decision.