Max Holloway announces engagement to pro surfer Alessa Quizon

  • CHASE STEVENS/LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL VIA AP / 2019
                                Max Holloway poses during the ceremonial weigh-in event ahead of his fight against Alexander Volkanovski in UFC 245 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Holloway will fight Calvin Kattar (22-4) in a featherweight bout on Jan. 16.

    CHASE STEVENS/LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL VIA AP / 2019

    Max Holloway poses during the ceremonial weigh-in event ahead of his fight against Alexander Volkanovski in UFC 245 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Holloway will fight Calvin Kattar (22-4) in a featherweight bout on Jan. 16.

Mixed martial artist Max Holloway had an eventful day today with the announcement of an engagement and a fight.

On his Instagram and Twitter accounts, Holloway showed photos of his proposal to pro surfer Alessa Quizon on the beach.

Holloway added, “She said yes.”

Meanwhile, UFC announced plans for Holloway (21-6) to fight Calvin Kattar (22-4) in a featherweight bout on Jan. 16 on its UFC Fight Night.

The bout will headline the UFC’s first fight card in 2021 and be Holloway’s first non-title fight since 2016.

He has lost three of his last four fights, including two decision losses to current champion Alexander Volkanovski.

Holloway remains ranked as the No. 1 contender at 145 pounds. Kattar, who dominated Kahuku alumnus Dan Ige to win a unanimous decision in his last fight, is ranked No. 6.

Kattar is 6-2 in the UFC with four wins in his last five appearances.

A location for the bout was not announced.

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