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Why don't people mention Max's feather fists?

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  1. Gracious Warrior Blue Belt

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    I'm curious as to why I don't often see criticism about Max Holloway being feather fisted?

    People always used to give shit to fighters like Bisping and prime Frankie because they will pile up big striking numbers but rarely KO or even hurt guys standing.

    But Max is worse than these guys.

    In the Ortega and Kattar fights he piled on crazy striking stats but couldn't put these guys on their ass let alone KO them. He gave both those guys 3 fights worth of CTE yet they were still standing . Crazy!!! That's the definition of feather fisted and it should be a clear part of Max's reputation as a fighter: great cardio, accurate striker, good tdd, awesome chin, lots of heart, and feather fisted.
     
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    He still gets a ton of finishes. So no one cares

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    Also 11 out of his 12 finishes occurred in the UFC

    And a 4 fight finishing streak in the UFC

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  3. Ares Black Plutonium Belt

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    Because he kicks the shit out of people with those fists.
     
  4. Emjay I'LL BE RIGHT THERE!!! DON'T KILL HIM!!!

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    Why do you want to see someone get criticized so bad, TS?
     
  5. Coolkid666 Black Belt

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    You would pass away from one of those feathers so uhhhh....yeah.
     
  6. I Lie To Girls Banned Banned

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    Because he's aggressive and has a give and take fighting style. The other fighters mentioned are extremely defensive.
     
  7. MrCoffee Brotherhood of Shitty Arguments.

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    I like watching him pepper up his opponent's face with those pillow fists. It looks humiliating and that is funny.
     
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  8. Ironnik94 Silver Belt

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    Max Holloway is one of the best strikers we've ever had in the UFC.
    He managed to beat the crap out of and finish a Aldo who still was absolutely top of the notch two times amongst other things.
     
  9. mjfan23 Gold Belt

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    Everyone did post the Kattar fight! Were you in hibernation TS?
     
  10. Ironnik94 Silver Belt

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    Also for those who fetishize finishes because they'd be a death sentence in a "real fight".
    In a real fight without time limit, fighting this version of Max would be a death sentence for any 145er not named Alexander Volkanovski.
     
  11. TheVenom Black Belt

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    People mention his lack of power after literally every fight he’s had.
     
  12. moosaev Black Belt

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    I think everyone knows Max can’t bust a grape, but he makes up for it with volume and an exciting fighting style.
     
  13. RemyR Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    This is a weird fucking thread. Why is this important to you? Max fucks people up. And he has quite a number of finishes for “feather fists”
     
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  14. arcadeperfect Brown Belt

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    Even when he doesn't put guys away the fights are extremely brutal (Ortega and Kattar). He's also very honest about his lack of power and doesn't get all offended when people mention it.
     
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  15. Substance Abuse Beer Snob Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    The only reason Max's last fight wasn't a finish is because Kattar is a maniac and his corner, the doctor and the ref failed him. That fight could have been stopped a few times. Doctor stoppages are still TKOs, guys.

    And despite all this...

    People constantly shit on Max for his lack of power.
     
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  16. Kdup Black Belt

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    It’s more humiliating then just a KO, because they can be flukey. Max literally beats the shit out of people for 30 minutes. If there wasn’t a time limit in the Poitier fight, Max wins IMO.
     
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    "fEaTHeR FiStS"
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  18. TheBulge Purple Belt

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    He ko'd Aldo twice.
     
  19. Carrotman23 Of Rivia

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    Dogshit thread kinda like that thread that asked "why do people love the Diaz brothers??"
    do people watch fights anymore
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  20. Thesnake101 Think about it, it worth it.

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    I shut up about it after he dropped Aldo twice in a row.
     
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