Max Holloway

by MKhanal 18 Mar,2017
Max Holloway
Body Stats
Weight in KG 66 kg kg
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Jerome-Max Holloway
  • Birth Country Waianae
  • Famous Name Max Holloway
  • Net Worth $2 million
  • Salary N/A
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity white
  • Currently Working For UFC
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Kaimana Pa'aluhi (m. 2012)
  • Divorce Kaimana Pa'aluhi (m. 2012 d. 2017)
  • Children 1 child
  • Girlfriend Yes

Max Holloway is a popular name in the world of mixed martial arts. Currently, he competes in the featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is ranked #5 in official UFC pound-for-pound rankings at the current time. He is close to his family outside the ring and loves to play video games.

As per his personal life, Holloway is currently dating Moani Hara. He was previously married to Kaimana Pa’aluhi, with whom he shared a son. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at $2 million. 

Net Worth and Salary from UFC

Holloway's net worth is approximately $2 million as of 2022. The significant source of Holloway's income is his professional MMA career. Further, he reportedly earned $3,202,000 from his MMA career. There is no fixed salary in MMA, and the fighter earns the per fight. 

Apart, he is sponsored by Hyundai, Nike, Allmax (a protein drink with his name), Budweiser, and a brand ambassador for Farmer's Market Hawaii. Farmer's Market Hawaii makes designer merchandise with Max's approval, and he is more than happy to promote it. With a tremendous net worth, Holloway is living a lavish lifestyle

Earning Details and Events Salary

Max, who has been in the fighting world for a long has participated in many events, earning a significant amount of prize money. 

The table below illustrates his earnings from different UFC events: 

DATE EVENT  EARNINGS
Feb 4/12 UFC 143 $6,000
Jun 1/12 TUF 15 Finale $12,000
Aug 11/12 UFC 150 $20,000
Dec 29/12 UFC 155 $24,000
May 25/13 UFC 160 $14,000
Aug 17/13 UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs Sonnen $14,000
Jan 4/14 UFC Fight Night: Saffiedine vs Lim $78,000
Apr 16/14 UFC 172 $34,000
Aug 23/14 UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs dos Anjos $40,000
Oct 4/14 UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs Story $100,000
Feb 14/15 UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Thatch $60,000
Apr 18/15 UFC on Fox: Machida vs Rockhold $120,000
Aug 23/15 UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs dos Anjos $40,000
Oct 4/14 UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs Story  $100,000
Feb 14/15 UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Thatch $60,000
Apr 18/15 UFC on Fox: Machida vs Rockhold $120,000
Aug 23/15 UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs Oliveira $90,000
Dec 12/15 UFC 194 $45,000
Jun 4/16 UFC 199 $160,000
Dec 10/16 UFC 206 $260,000
Jun 3/17 UFC 212 $410,000
Dec 2/17 UFC 218 $340,000
Dec 8/18 UFC 231 $490,000
Apr 13/19 UFC 236 $440,000
Jul 27/19 UFC 240 $390,000

Moreover, he also earns an additional amount of money from different endorsement deals. Exploring his social account, Max is associated with Nike, but unfortunately, the details about how much he earns from the deal are not in the media yet. 

Ex-Wife - Kaimana Pa’aluhi

Max Holloway tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend, Kaimana Pa’aluhi, on February 14, 2012. Reportedly, the duo dated a long time before getting married.

Holloway and his former spouse Kaimana Pa’aluhi SOURCE: fightstate.com

He is blessed with a son named Rush Holloway with his wife. When Holloway struggled to make it big in UFC, his spouse was always there for him. 

Unfortunately, the couple parted ways after a few years of their married life. After the divorce, Holloway is dating Moani Hara, whereas Kaimana is busy doing her stuff. His ex-wife is a former child actress and currently working as a model by profession.

Body Measurement   

Besides, Max Holloway is popular for the tattoos on his body. He has a perfect height of 5 feet and 11 inches, around 1.80m. He weighs 66 kg.

Early Life

Max Holloway was born as Jerome-Max Holloway on December 4, 1991. His place of birth was Waianae, Hawaii, United States. He went to Waianae High School in Hawaii, where he started learning kickboxing. His parents are proud of his professional achievements.

Early Career

At the age of 19, Max Holloway entered the world of mixed martial arts. He amassed a record of 4-0. He bagged recognition as the #7 featherweight prospect in Bloody Elbow’s 2012 World MMA. His early career in MMA was decorated by an impressive win over former Strikeforce and WEC Champion Harris Sarmiento.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

Max Holloway is known for the ability and tactical strength he used in the ring. In Feb 2012, he made his debut in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. On Feb 4, 2012, he made his UFC debut against Dustin Poirer, and he lost the game via submission in the third round.

Max Holloway kicking his opponent in the UFC match
SOURCE: Instagram

In his second fight, he defeated Pat Schilling, at The Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale via unanimous decision. On December 12, 2015, he faced Jeremy Stephens at UFC 194 and won the fight via unanimous decision. On June 2, 2017, at UFC 212, he defeated Jose Aldo and won and unified the UFC Featherweight Championship. 

Max Holloway fought Brain Ortega in UFC 231 in the main event. After four rounds of action, the fight stopped as Ortega took too many shots. Coming to the UFC 231, Holloway was a slight underdog, but he won Brian Ortega after the doctor's stoppage.

After defeating Ortega, Max has the longest win streak in the UFC featherweight division with 13 back-to-back wins. On 13th April 2019, he was defeated by Dustin Poirier at UFC 236.

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