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"The Preacher's Daughter"


Holly Holm

Holly "The Preacher's Daughter" Holm
  • Name: Holly Holm
  • MMA Record: 10-2-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Preacher's Daughter
  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 35 | Date of Birth: 1981.10.17
  • Last Fight: July 23, 2016 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Bantamweight | Last Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Jackson Wink MMA
  • Height: 5'8" (173cm) | Reach: 70.0" (178cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $700,000 USD
  • Born: United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |  UFC.com
  • Fighting out of: Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook  |  Official Site  |  Instagram
  • College: University of New Mexico
  • Foundation Style: Boxing

Holly Holm Bantamweight Ranking History

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Holly Holm MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Kg Valentina Shevchenko
10-1-0 12-2-0

Us UFC on FOX 20: Holm vs. Shevchenko
Main Event | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

Odds: -160 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs) | Referee: Robert Madrigal
Loss | Submission | Choke
3:30 Round 5 of 5, 23:30 Total

Us Miesha Tate
10-0-0 17-5-0

Us UFC 196: McGregor vs. Diaz
Co-Main Event | Title Defense | Bantamweight | 135

Odds: -320 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $500,000 Base | Weigh-In: 134.5 lbs (61.0 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
#2 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2016
#5 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2016
UFC 196 Performance of the Night
Cancelled Bout Ronda Rousey UFC 195 2016.01.02
Reason: Bout Rescheduled
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
0:59 Round 2 of 5, 5:59 Total

Us Ronda Rousey
9-0-0 12-0-0

Au UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm
Main Event | Title Challenge | Bantamweight | 135

Odds: +830 (Huge Underdog) Upset Victory | Disclosed Pay: $100,000 ($50K Fight/Night, $50K Perf/Night) | Weigh-In: 134.0 lbs (60.8 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#20 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2015
#2 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2015
#10 Biggest Upset of All Time
#41 Greatest Knockout of All Time
UFC 193 Fight of the Night
UFC 193 Performance of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Marion Reneau
8-0-0 6-1-0

Us UFC Fight Night 71: Mir vs. Duffee
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

Odds: -230 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 ($25K Base, $25K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs) | Referee: Jason Herzog
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Raquel Pennington
7-0-0 5-4-0

Us UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano
Co-Main Event | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

Odds: -550 (Heavy Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 ($25K Base, $25K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 135.5 lbs (61.5 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Cancelled Bout Raquel Pennington UFC 181 2014.12.06
Reason: Holm Neck Injury
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
1:50 Round 5 of 5, 21:50 Total

Br Juliana Werner
6-0-0 7-3-0

Us Legacy FC 30: Holm vs. Werner
Main Event | Vacant Title | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

Weigh-In: 134.6 lbs (61.1 kgs) | Referee: Raul Porrata
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Angela Hayes
5-0-0 6-6-0

Us Havoc: Holm vs. Hayes
Main Event | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

Referee: Joe Coca
Cancelled Bout Erica Paes Legacy FC 24 2013.10.11
Reason: Paes Injury
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
1:18 Round 2 of 3, 6:18 Total

Us Nikki Knudsen
4-0-0 2-1-0

Us Legacy FC 24: Feist vs. Diego Ferreira
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

Odds: -3000 (Huge Favorite) | Weigh-In: 135.3 lbs (61.3 kgs) | Referee: Aladin Martinez
Win | KO/TKO | Kick
2:22 Round 2 of 3, 7:22 Total

Us Al-Lanna Jones
3-0-0 2-2-0

Us Legacy FC 21: Hobar vs. Huerta
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

Odds: -2000 (Huge Favorite) | Weigh-In: 135.5 lbs (61.5 kgs) | Referee: Joshua Ferrero
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
3:02 Round 2 of 3, 8:02 Total

Us Katie Merrill
2-0-0 1-0-0

Us Bellator 91
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

Weigh-In: 135.2 lbs (61.3 kgs) | Referee: Raul Porrata
Win | KO/TKO | Kick

Us Jan Finney

Us Fresquez Productions

Win | KO/TKO | Kicks

Us Christina Domke

Us Fresquez Productions


Holly Holm Wiki Update Wiki

Holly Holm comes into her MMA career as an 18-time boxing World Champion in three separate divisions, is considered one of the greatest female boxers of all-time and is the current WBF World Light Welterweight and World Welterweight Champion. She retired from boxing with a 33-2-3 (9 KOs) record.


Trained by Mike Winkeljohn and Greg Jackson, Holm made her mixed martial arts debut in March 2011 winning the fight via TKO in the second round after her opponent was unable to continue due to leg kicks inflicted by Holm.  Between 2011 and 2014, Holm compiled a 7-0 record finishing all but one of her opponents. Five of her six TKO victories during this period came by means of kicks, Powerful and precise kicks are indeed perhaps the most peculiar elements in Holm's fighting style. While at a first glance this may sound unexpected given Holm's background as a boxer, it should be considered that Holm also trained in kickboxing, and even competed in some kickboxing bouts, before her boxing career started to gain momentum. 

After her 7-0 winning streak, Holm signed with UFC. In her UFC debut she faced Raquel Pennington and picked up a split decision victory. Few months later she fought Marion Reneau and won by unanimous decision. After this fight, Holm was chosen as the challenger for Ronda Rousey in a bantamweight title fight to be held in November 2015. Despite Holm's immaculate record, this choice sparked discussions as to whether she would be a credible opponent for Rousey, given that Rousey had easily finished even her highest rated opponents in fights that had often lasted only few seconds. Furthermore, Holm's performances during her two previous UFC fights gave the impression that she would not be ready to pose a significant challenge to Rousey. However, in the title fight Holm proved most predictions wrong, by producing a technically perfect performance and knocking Rousey out in the second round with a head kick followed by a series of punches to the grounded opponent. This victory made Holly Holm the reigning female bantamweight UFC champion.

Last updated 01.07.2016, 9:36 PM ET
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