UFC Fight Night 74 results: Holloway wins seventh consecutive bout
UFC Fight Night 74 was held today at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and its line-up boasted of some solid fights.
The card had some good Canadian talent and a featherweight bout between two upcoming talents of the division, Mark Holloway and Charles Oliveira. The results from the card are in and is given below:
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
- Shane Campbell def. Elias Silverio by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Misha Cirkunov def. Daniel Jolly by TKO at 4:45 of Round 1
Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)
- Frankie Perez def. Sam Stout by TKO via punches at of Round 1
- Felipe Arantes def. Yves Jabouin by submission via armbar at 4:21 of Round 1
- Nikita Krylov def. Marcos Rogerio de Lima by submission via rear-naked choke at 2:29 of Round 1
- Chris Kelades def. Chris Beal by split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)
Main Card (Fox Sports 1)
- Max Holloway def. Charles Oliveira by TKO via injury at 1:39 of Round 1
- Neil Magny def. Erick Silva by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)
- Patrick Cote def. Josh Burkman by TKO via punches at 1:26 of Round 3
- Francisco Trinaldo def. Chad Laprise by TKO via punches at 2:43 of Round 1
- Olivier Aubin-Mercier def. Tony Sims by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
- Valerie Letourneau def. Maryna Moroz by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
The main event saw Oliveria starting off well but eventually gripping his collarbone in pain, before dropping off on his back due to repeated punches on the behalf of Holloway. The referee stopped the fight due to injury as Oliveria wished not to continue and awarded Holloway his seventh straight consecutive win and is now tied with Connor Mcgregor.
Post-fight Max had this to say, “Everybody send your prayers to Charles. It’s a part of the sport. It’s sad to see that happen. I hope he can have a full recovery.”
On deserving a shot at the title, he says, “People keep saying this might be a title contention shot. But I believe one guy deserves it, and that’s Frankie Edgar. So UFC, why not (do) UFC Hawaii. Max Holloway (vs.) Frankie Edgar (at) Aloha Stadium.
Holloway last loss was to current interim featherweight champion Connor McGregor, who would be facing Jose Also in a mega fight. Below is the video of that bout: