Holloway happy to have mystery ailment put in the past

canada goose clearance Last summer, canada goose outlet seattle when he could have been basking in the glow of defending his title, Max Holloway found himself at the lowest point in his career. canada goose clearance

canadian goose jacket The affable young Hawaiian had been pulled due to medical issues from his UFC featherweight title defence against Brian Ortega just three days before the fight. He was hospitalized as a result, with doctors initially believing he had symptoms. Then, that canada goose outlet in montreal was dismissed and his weight cut in the leadup to the fight was blamed. canadian goose jacket

In the end, neither was diagnosed as the cause for Holloway state. And, months later, a definitive cause of what Holloway was experiencing still has not been found. He has been cleared to fight, obviously he will defend his belt against Ortega on Dec. 8 in the UFC 231 main event at the Scotiabank Arena but it must be a bit unnerving not knowing what the culprit actually was.

was tough, Holloway admitted. have no smoking gun but the big things they thought it was about in July when I was in the ER, they thought it was a concussion. They came back and said, it doesn look like it. Then they said it was a canada goose outlet sale weight cut issue. It wasn a weight cut issue, either. It was crazy. knowing what was happening to his body left Holloway in a serious funk.

Then he heard former Toronto Raptors star DeMar DeRozan talking about mental health issues that has affected him during his NBA career and it had a profound effect.

Canada Goose Parka knows I a Toronto Raptors guy, Holloway said. came across a video of him talking about depression. I found out, especially after July, what depression was. I was sad. Canada Goose Parka

uk canada goose outlet cg-jacketsale.ca I can speak on it and I can tell people, you not alone. Talk to your loved ones, talk to your friends, talk to somebody. It not good being alone. wasn a cause of the problems Holloway was experiencing, it was more a by product of the confusing, and concerning, situation. Factor in a year long absence from the octagon in March a leg injury forced him out of a fight against Frankie Edgar, then in April, the New York State Athletic Commission wouldn allow him to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov as a late injury replacement and it easy to see why the 26 year old sunk so low. uk canada goose outlet

But Holloway medical issues appear to be in the past and, given that he has returned to Toronto, his adopted home away from Hawaii, it all good a week before fight night.

Canada Goose online in Canada has been good to me, Holloway said, referring to him winning the interim featherweight title here canada goose jacket outlet uk with a TKO win over Anthony Pettis at UFC 206 in 2016. is where I won my first title and in 2018, two years later, I bringing the event back. I get to be the headliner and defend my title. There are eight Hawaiian islands. We call the ninth island Las Vegas. I gonna go ahead and call the 10th island Toronto. They embraced me here and I grateful. has already landed in Toronto and showed up at the Raptors Golden State Warriors game Thursday, along with team ambassador Drake. Canada Goose online

canada goose uk black friday Clearly he has a lot of respect for Drake, who name checked Holloway on his most recent work, Scorpion, and the role he plays in promoting Toronto. Just as Drake does for Toronto, Holloway hypes Hawaii whenever he can. canada goose uk black friday

like his music, but I like how he the ambassador to the city, Holloway said. bring that same energy. I make somebody feel some type of way and it a canada goose outlet jackets good way, so I excited.

Canada Goose Online I canada goose factory outlet toronto location walked out (at UFC 206), it felt like I was in Hawaii. People were cheering for me like I was Drake. It was crazy. who won canada goose outlet location the hearts of local fight fans in 2016, will likely hear another huge pop when he walks to the octagon against Ortega next Saturday. Canada Goose Online

expect a beast (in Ortega), Holloway said. a young lion, I a young shark. And sharks eat anything. I ready and I can wait. A FIGHTER FIRST’

There nothing fake about what Max Holloway does in the octagon, but that hasn stopped him from playing bad guy roles on canada goose outlet the big and small screen.

Like a number of UFC fighters before him, Holloway has taken a stab at acting, albeit in small roles. He made a cameo appearance on the reboot of TV Hawaii Five O and a bit part in the big screen film Den of Thieves with Gerard Butler, canada goose outlet legit 50 Cent and O Jackson Jr.

canada goose black friday sale Despite the obvious differences between MMA and acting, Holloway believes there are some similarities too. canada goose black friday sale

Canada Goose Outlet like us, they can turn it on and off, Holloway said. got a switch, too. Acting is fun, I like acting, it a different animal. I did a lot of my scenes with O Jackson Jr. Before we start filming they get in this mood. Then it like, action, and it a different O It was amazing. said, Holloway definitely isn looking to make a full time jump to the acting game. Reprising his Den of Thieves role in a sequel could be in the cards, though. Canada Goose Outlet

now I a fighter, but I like to dabble in it here and there when I have the opportunity, he said. I a fighter, I was put on this earth, I believe, canada goose outlet store new york to fight. People were put on this earth for certain things and for me it fighting. I a fighter first.