UFC Kansas City post-fight analysis: Holloway’s endurance against Allen and Barboza’s brutal KO garner reactions.

Max Holloway emerged victorious in a thrilling five-round headliner against Arnold Allen in the recently concluded UFC Kansas City event. The former champion proved his mettle against the resilient contender and secured a unanimous decision win to redeem himself.

MMA Fighting’s seasoned journalists Mike Heck, José Youngs, and Alexander K. Lee weighed in on the intense battle between Holloway and Allen, scrutinized the scoring in the 25-minute bout, and speculated on Holloway’s future prospects in the featherweight division.

The trio also delved into other highlights of the event, including Edson Barboza’s spectacular knockout of Billy Quarantillo, the recurring impact of experience in main card matchups, Brandon Royval’s swift triumph over Matheus Nicolau, and the potential for him to face the winner of Brandon Moreno versus Alexandre Pantoja for the flyweight title.

They also discussed the emotional retirement announcements of both Zak Cummings and Ed Herman and dissected the faux retirement of Clay Guida.


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