21-year-old featherweight Max Holloway (7-2, 3-2 UFC) dropped a controversial split-decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) undercard UFC 160 match against Dennis Bermudez (11-3, 4-1 UFC) Saturday afternoon in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Waianae native maintained striking superiority throughout the fight, winning round one and dazing Bermudez with several spin kicks.
Bermudez, a collegiate wrestler, finally took Holloway to the ground at the end of the third and final round, giving himself a narrow victory.
Later in the card, Kailua-Kona native K.J. Noons (11-7, 0-1 UFC) fell by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26) to Donald Cerrone (20-5, 7-2 UFC). The fight was Noons' UFC debut, after spending the majority of his career with EliteXC and Strikeforce.
An 83-year-old man is fighting for his life after he was found with severe head injuries early Wednesday morning in Chinatown.
According to the Department of Land and Natural Resources, two divers were chased by a 10-foot tiger shark in waters off Big Beach in Makena.
Honolulu police are asking for the public's help in identifying and catching a person they believe is a serial rapist.