Max Holloway Makes Massive Warzone Announcement Ahead oF UFC 269

Published 12/02/2021, 2:40 PM EST

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Ultimate Fighting Championship is teaming up with Max Holloway to put on the coolest Call of Duty: Warzone tournament ever. The hype is unreal this time as some of the top streamers will compete in the grand Warzone tournament to win a VIP trip to UFC 269 along with a $25K cash prize. Some of the highly popular streamers like Dr. Disrespect and FaZe Swagg will be there.


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Max Holloway said (as reported by ufc.com), ” ’m stoked to participate in this tournament. Call of Duty is one of my favorite games and I can’t wait to check out the new Pacific map. The other streamers need to watch out – my team is ready to win on December 9, baby!” 

Moreover, David Shawn (Senior Vice President of International and Content, UFC) said that he is absolutely thrilled and excited to partner with such great streamers. He also highlighted the point that UFC always tries to connect with their audience at a much deeper level and this tournament is by far the best way to reach a much larger audience.


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The three winners of this Warzone tournament will get a whopping prize package. That includes $10,000 cash, a luxurious trip to Las Vegas Venom Merchandise, and official UFC replica championship belts. The top 5 teams will also get cash prizes according to their position.

Cash prize in the Tournament

  •  1st position – $10,000 cash
  • 2nd position- $6,250
  • 3rd place- $5,000
  • 4th position – $2,500
  • 5th position- $1,250


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Dr. Disrespect is one of the most recognizable and well-known streamers with a huge following. While on the other hand, Swagg is a member of the World-renowned FaZe Clan who gained a lot of popularity mainly due to his entertaining content.

Over 100 streamers will be a part of this grand event. Moreover, it definitely looks like the tournament will be as grand as it sounds with all these popular streamers to spice things up. UFC joined the Twitch platform way back in 2019. And in this short period of time, it was able to become the second-highest followed sports property on the platform.

The event will be live streamed on December 9, 2021, on the official UFC Twitch channel.


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Are you excited about the event? Let us know.


Written by:

Vitasta Singh


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Vitasta Singh is an eSports writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her Masters in English Literature from Lovely Professional University. Before joining EssentiallySports she used to write articles for Silver Mantle Solutions on various niches such as games, fitness, business, entertainment, and fashion.
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