And the New UFC Featherweight Champion of the World!

Max Holloway ushered in a new era in the UFC featherweight division on Saturday when he defeated Jose Aldo in UFC 212’s pay-per-view headliner to unify the 145-pound championship.

The card at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro featured nine stoppages out of 12 fights, but none was more significant than when Holloway (18-3 MMA, 14-3 UFC) closed out the show by entering hostile territory and battering Aldo (26-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) for a third-round TKO win.

Although several fighters currently in the UFC are on notable runs, few have done it like Holloway has. “Blessed” etched his name all over the UFC record books with his latest performance, and for more on the numbers behind his victory, as well as the others on the card, check below for 60 post-event facts to come out of UFC 212. – MMA Junkie

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