Max Donates Signed UFC 236 Gloves To Poirier’s Basis

The legend of Max Holloway simply retains on rising, as the present Final Preventing Championship (UFC) Featherweight champion retains displaying that he’s certainly of 1 the great guys in blended martial arts (MMA).

After struggling a unanimous determination loss to Dustin Poirier after 5 rounds of motion ultimately Saturday night time’s (April 13, 2019) UFC 236 pay-per-view (PPV) occasion in Atlanta, GA., “Blessed” proceeded to donate his signed battle worn gloves to Poirier’s wonderful “Good Combat” basis.

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Dustin Poirier tells me instantly after the battle, Max Holloway signed and gave him the gloves he wore at #UFC236 to assist with Poirier’s Good Combat charity. He did this of his personal volition as a result of he needed to assist out. Superb.

— Luke Thomas (@lthomasnews) April 16, 2019

The gloves will likely be auctioned off this Wednesday (April 17, 2019) by the inspiration’s social media account. The funds raised from the public sale — which may even embrace of all of Poirier’s battle worn gear — will likely be used to assist construct a playground in Dustin’s hometown of Lafayette, LA.

In keeping with MMA Junkie, efforts for the playground have been impressed in reminiscence of Aaron Hill, a seven-year previous pupil who handed away because of the ALD, a uncommon genetic neurological illness, who longed for a playground for particular wants college students in his college.

Learn extra on Aaron’s story right here and Dustin’s excellent charitable work right here.

Certainly, in a day the place some rivalries appear to go overboard, it’s refreshing to see two gentleman of the fight world use their platform to unite collectively for a fantastic trigger. Maybe Holloway was onto one thing with this suggestion.

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