Max Holloway returns to the Octagon when he faces Arno Allen in the main event of the UFC event on April 15.
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Holloway (23-7) is about to lose to current featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 276 in July 2022. He is 2-3 in his last five fights, losing all three to the reigning champions.
Allen (19-1) is undefeated in his UFC fights and will have a TKO win over Calvin Qatar in October 2022. He has wins over Qatar, Dan Hooker, Sodik Yousaf, Nick Lentz and Gilbert Melendez.
The UFC Fight Night event on April 15 is currently set up as follows.
- Max Holloway vs. Arnold Allen – main activities
- Edson Barboza vs. Billy Quarantillo – Joint Main Event
- Chris Gutierrez vs. Pedro Monhoz
- Dustin Jacoby vs. Azamat Murzakanov
- TJ Brown and Bill Algeo
- Gillian Robertson vs. Pierre Rodriguez
- Lando Wanata vs. Daniel Zellhuber
- Bruna Brazil vs. Dennis Gomez
- Martin Buddy vs. Jack Collier
- Joselyn Edwards vs. Lucy Pudilova
- Batgerel Danaa vs. Brady Hiestand
- Gaston Bolanos vs. Aaron Phillips
As of press time, the location of the event has not been announced.
The current champion is moving up to lightweight to challenge Islam Makachev, and an impromptu fight between Josh Emmett and Yair Rodriguez will be set for UFC 284. Holloway and Allen may battle for the featherweight title in April.