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 fight between Max Holloway and Brian Ortega is nearly upon us. Both top featherweights will meet this Saturday (December 8th) in UFC 231 at Toronto.
Initially reserved for UFC 226 back in July, Holloway was pulled in the card once he started revealing»concussion-like symptoms» Holloway has been plagued with health issues this year, which will be his first and only fight of 2018. Ortega will take 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’s a fascinating pairing of styles and a struggle between two of the best featherweights the game has ever seen. With this little separating the two fighters, this is a very tough fight to pick. Here are a few factors to consider.

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