Hate ads? Creating a Tapology account = Less advertising.
Ajax loader

Us

Pro Boxing Record

"The Preacher's Daughter"

33-2-3

Holly Holm

Holly "The Preacher's Daughter" Holm

Fighter Details

Tapology does not have this fighter's full boxing history. Check the excellent BoxRec for all bouts.

  • Name: Holly Holm
  • Pro Boxing Record: 33-2-3 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Preacher's Daughter
  • Current Streak: 2 Wins
  • Age: 39 | Date of Birth: 1981.10.17
  • Last Fight: October 03, 2020 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Bantamweight | Last Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Jackson Wink MMA
  • Height: 5'8" (173cm) | Reach: 69.0" (175cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $1,600,000 USD
  • Born: United States
  • Fighting out of: Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • College: University of New Mexico
  • Foundation Style: Boxing
  • Fighter Links:
  • Personal Links:

Regional Rankings Rankings FAQ

Fighting for a major organization has made Holly Holm ineligible for regional rankings.

Gyms & Affiliations

Wiki

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
Wiki Contributors:

Holly Holm News View All

Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images “I will go to MMA to p... (2021-01-16 08:00:00 -0500)
Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp (pictured, center) and the li... (2021-01-13 17:00:00 -0500)
Shana Dobson's win over Mariya Agapova made her the biggest UFC underdog to cash s... (2021-01-07 20:00:44 -0500)
Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images ... (2021-01-06 15:00:00 -0500)
Make your pick for the 2020 event of the year in Bloody Elbow’s ... (2021-01-03 22:00:00 -0500)
Twitter: @FunkMasterMMA What makes professional fighter... (2021-01-02 17:30:00 -0500)
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC 257 reportedly sells 1.6 million pay-per-view buys worldwide 
  • MMAFighting.com : Conor McGregor and the problem with being the man who has everything
  • MMA Junkie : Video: Check out Bellator's top ground-and-pound finishes
  • MMAFighting.com : Morning Report: Georges St-Pierre discusses lost fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov
  • MMA Junkie : After rally to stop Sanchez, Makhmud Muradov would love a full fight camp next
  • The Athletic : Is Charles Oliveira or Michael Chandler next for Dustin Poirier?
  • The Athletic : Top 50 MMA fighters: Khabib is gone, Dustin Poirier on the rise
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC 257 medical suspensions: Conor McGregor possibly out for six months
  • MMAFighting.com : Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa targeted for April 17 UFC Fight Night main event
  • MMA Junkie : UFC 257 medical suspensions: Conor McGregor faces potential lengthy layoff due to injury
  • MMA Junkie : UFC 257: Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier does blockbuster PPV numbers, per reports
  • MMA Junkie : UFC 257: Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier does blockbuster PPV numbers, per reports
  • MMA Junkie : KSW 58: Featherweight title clash headlines eight-fight card in Lodz
  • MMAFighting.com : Nate Quarry explains why he chose a comic book with zombies to tell his life story
  • MMA Junkie : UFC targets Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa for April 17 main event
  • MMA Junkie : Arman Tsarukyan adjusted to short-notice change; now he wants Al Iaquinta
  • MMAFighting.com : Video: Dana White was worried Calvin Kattar would die after UFC Fight Island 7 headliner
  • MMA Junkie : Ali Bagautinov joins Brave CF's flyweight tournament, targets Dustin Ortiz showdown
  • MMA Weekly : Floyd Mayweather rips Conor McGregor (aka Con Artist McLoser) following UFC 257 knockout
  • MMA Junkie : Triple Take: Who should Conor McGregor fight after UFC 257 loss?