UFC Fight Night: Everything You Need To Know Ahead Of Holloway Vs Allen

We've got you covered ahead of a top night of action in the Octagon action in Kansas City
07:00, 13 Apr 2023

Ipswich’s Arnold Allen heads to Kansas City this weekend to take on the number one-ranked featherweight Max Holloway in what is set to be a thrilling contest.

Allen is unbeaten since joining UFC in 2015 and now has to navigate a tricky encounter with a former world champion with his eyes set on his own title shot should he win. Here’s everything you need to know. 

Where: T-Mobile Center, Kansas City, Kansas

When: Saturday, 15 April 

How To Watch: BT Sport 2. The action gets underway at 11.30pm in the UK, with the main card getting started at 1.30am and the main event scheduled for 4.30am.

Tale Of The Tape:


Place Of Birth: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Age: 31

Alias: Blessed

Record: 23-7

Height: 5’11’’

Reach: 69’’

Last Fight: Holloway was beaten by unanimous decision by Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 276 last July. 


Place Of Birth: Ipswich, England 

Age: 29

Alias: Almighty

Record: 19-1

Height: 5’8’’

Reach: 70’’

Last Fight: Arnold stopped Calvin Kattar inside two rounds in October.

What They Say:

Allen: "This fight is everything I want, I want to fight the best guys and I want people to talk about me when they talk about featherweights. I want to be the champion of the division so you've got to fight Max Holloway. I don't think anyone was asking for this fight, so getting a win over him will solidify myself as the number one featherweight and get that title shot." [Daily Star Sport]

Fight Card:

Main card

Max Holloway vs. Arnold Allen

Edson Barboza vs. Billy Quarantillo

Dustin Jacoby vs. Azamat Murzakanov

Ion Cutelaba vs. Tanner Boser

Pedro Munhoz vs. Chris Gutierrez

Clay Guida vs. Rafa Garcia

Preliminary card

Bill Algeo vs. T.J. Brown

Brandon Royval vs. Matheus Nicolau

Zak Cummings vs. Ed Herman

Gillian Robertson vs. Piera Rodriguez

Lando Vannata vs. Daniel Zellhuber

Bruna Brasil vs. Denise Gomes

Aaron Phillips vs. Gaston Bolanos

Joselyne Edwards vs. Lucie Pudilova

Betfred Odds:

Holloway: 4/7

Allen: 11/8

Betfred's Holloway vs Allen Fight Odds*

*18+ | BeGambleAware

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