New undisputed UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway took out Jose Aldo in their 145-pound title unification match this past weekend in the UFC 212 main event in Rio de Janeiro. Holloway went into enemy territory and came back victorious, now he wants the UFC to hold an event in his home state of Hawaii. Holloway returned home on Monday, along with fellow Hawaiian Yancy Medeiros, who TKO’d Erick Silva in the opening bout on Pay-Per-View. The two were greeted by throngs of fans and media upon arriving at the Honolulu airport. Holloway is expected to meet with UFC brass next month to discuss a potential future card in Hawaii among other things.
The welcome committee for Holloway continued when he arrived in his hometown of Waianae: