Jack Della Maddalena secured the biggest win of his career so far in the welterweight division at Noche UFC. In a co-headliner bout, Della Maddalena earned a split decision victory over Kevin Holland, extending his perfect record in the octagon to 6-0.
The fight was closely contested, with both fighters landing significant strikes throughout the match. Holland showed his length advantage, landing hard shots, while Della Maddalena showcased his disciplined fighting style.
In the first round, Holland looked comfortable and landed some clean shots, but Della Maddalena responded with his own strikes to the body. The round was difficult to score, with some observers giving a slight edge to Della Maddalena.
The second round saw more back-and-forth action, with both fighters showcasing their skills. While Holland’s length continued to pose a challenge for Della Maddalena, the latter landed more significant strikes according to some analysts. Again, opinions on the winner of the round varied.
As the fight entered the third round, Della Maddalena pressed forward, while Holland stayed active with front kicks and jabs. The round felt less intense compared to the previous rounds, leading to some boos from the crowd. However, both fighters continued to show resilience and determination.
In the end, the judges scored the fight in favor of Della Maddalena, with some observers agreeing and others expressing disagreement. With this win, Della Maddalena now holds an impressive 15-fight winning streak.
It is worth noting that Della Maddalena’s undefeated streak ties him with Ian Garry for the longest active win streak in the welterweight division. However, there are other fighters such as Leon Edwards and Belal Muhammad with longer undefeated streaks.
While opinions on the outcome of the fight differed, it is clear that Della Maddalena’s victory against a seasoned fighter like Holland is a significant accomplishment in his career. With this win, he continues to climb the ranks in the welterweight division and solidify his status as a rising star in the sport.
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