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Holloway “obliterates” Gaethje with a last-second punch and takes the BMF belt at UFC 300

Holloway “obliterates” Gaethje with a last-second punch and takes the BMF belt at UFC 300

Hey UFC There's a new “toughest fighter” on the planet. Max Holloway He had one of the most exciting wins of the year and was out Justin Gaethje It's 4:59 of the fifth round in the fight between the two at UFC 300.

Practically from start to finish, the fight was attracting fans to the T-Mobile Arena, in Las Vegas (USA).

The battle began with less action than expected. Both Gaethje and Holloway looked intimidated by the opposition's firepower and little space was created.

But in the last second of the round, Max delivered a beautiful round kick to Justin's face and hit the American's nose.

The second round featured an eye poke given by Holloway to Gaethje that caused the fight to be stopped for about a minute in total. Moreover, Max produced a good sequence in the final seconds and thrilled the crowd at T-Mobile Arena.

The third period started slower, but caught fire from the second period onwards. Holloway showed all his boxing skills and managed to land some nice strikes, as well as a second round kick. Gaethje tried to respond in the final stage and the round became more balanced.

Insanity was the definition of the room. The two continued to exchange numerous blows at a fast pace, and Justin almost ended the fight. After landing beautifully, he went up and rocked Holloway, but Max held on and survived.

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Using the T-Mobile electric car, the two returned faster to the deciding round and Holloway almost defeated Gaethje with an impressive series of punches, but the BMF holder showed why he owns the title and survived.

When everything seemed to be heading towards the judges' decision, Holloway sent a beautiful cross and erased Gaethje in the last second of the fight.

UFC 300 results

Main card

Initial card