Max Holloway  vs Arnold Allen

Britain's Arnold Allen suffered his first loss in the UFC when Max Holloway won by unanimous decision in Kansas City, Missouri.

Allen, 29, continued however, but former champion Holloway, 31, outplayed him, over five bouts.

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Max Holloway v Arnold Allen

The Hawaiian loss ruins Allen's pursuit of fourth place.

Ipswich's Allen came into the bout on the back of a successful 2022 and a 10-fight winning streak, which was the fourth-longest in the UFC among active fighters.

Allen defeated Dan Hooker last March and Calvin Kattar in October for the biggest win of his career.

He was competing in his 27th UFC fight since joining the promotion in 2012 in a stellar career that has yielded 23 wins overall.

Holloway, nicknamed the 'Blessed Express', is one of the most popular fighters on the roster with fans,

Max Holloway never played a game during his 31-game career

"Arnold hits like a truck. He got me in the last round and blackened my eye. My career is in jeopardy now because of you," joked Holloway. 

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"[My plan was] to keep tagging him. The dude's durable, he wanted to go all the way and I welcome that. 

"Kansas, I love everybody here. But when this beast of a man [Allen] here takes the mic, cheer the man. He deserves it."