Jack Della Maddalena gets split decision over Kevin Holland

Rising Australian star tcontinued his dominant streak in the UFC welterweight division during the highly anticipated Noche UFC co-main event. In a closely contested match, Della Maddalena secured a split decision victory (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) over fan-favorite Kevin Holland.

This victory marked Della Maddalena’s sixth consecutive win in the Octagon, solidifying his position as a force to be reckoned with in the welterweight division. His precision in striking and strategic control of the match showcased his exceptional skill set.


In this latest showdown with Riverside striker Kevin Holland, Della Maddalena managed to halt Holland’s winning streak which included notable finishes against Santiago Ponzinibbio and Michael Chiesa. The closely contested three-round match ultimately saw Della Maddalena emerge victorious with a well-deserved split decision.

Even though the bout lasted 15 minutes, Della Maddalena out-struck Holland in the striking category. He secured the greatest victory of his UFC career by putting Holland up against the cage and landing precise combinations.

Della Maddalena’s journey in the UFC has been nothing short of impressive. Since making his transition from Dana White’s Contender Series in 2021, he has demonstrated his prowess and earned victories in all of his previous Octagon appearances.

Earlier this summer, he faced short-notice replacement Bassil Hafez in a high-stakes bout at the UFC Apex facility, and ended up emerging victorious.

Della Maddalena’s accomplishment in this match not only secures his position in the welterweight division but also ties him with Ian Machado Garry for the longest active winning streak in this weight class.

With this win, Della Maddalena’s UFC record now stands at an impressive 6-0. It’s worth noting that this is his second consecutive split-decision victory, following an initial streak of four straight first-round finishes.

As Della Maddalena’s journey in the UFC continues, fans can undoubtedly look forward to more thrilling performances from this talented contender.