Holly Holm News

Jan 3, 2018 6:36 am

UFC 219 Salaries | Cris Cyborg and Holly Holm earn top paydays

Last weekend, the UFC touched down in Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 219. In the card’s main event, we watched Cris Cyborg defend her women’s featherweight title by out-duelling Holly Holm to a unanimous decision win. In the co-main event, meanwhile, we saw lightweight star Khabib Nurmagomedov extend his record to an insane 25-0, bludgeoning...

Jan 2, 2018 8:06 am

Cris Cyborg Accepts the Apology of Jackson Wink’s Photographer on One Condition

We’re still dealing with all of the fallout from UFC 219 as we step into 2018. Usually after a big fight, the questions pour in of what’s next for whoever took the victory. Cris Cyborg faced her biggest challenge yet in Holly Holm, yet still perceived and proved her dominance over an opponent that no...

Jan 1, 2018 3:52 pm

JacksonWink MMA explains why there will be no apology for Cris Cyborg

JacksonWink MMA explains why there will be no apology for Cris Cyborg A photographer from JacksonWink MMA made headlines shortly following the conclusion of Saturday’s UFC 219 event, this after he posted a photo on social media while referring to Cris Cyborg as a “dude” and a “man”. Cris Cyborg had defeated JacksonWink MMA’s Holly...

Dec 31, 2017 6:12 pm

PHOTO | Bruce Buffer shares post-fight picture with “true warrior” Holly Holm

Bruce Buffer shares post-fight picture with “true warrior” Holly Holm! Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion of the world Holly Holm put forth a valiant effort in her bid to dethrone current UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg last night in Las Vegas. Unfortunately for fans of “The Preachers Daughter”, Holly Holm came up short on...

Dec 31, 2017 4:23 pm

PHOTO | UFC 219 Cyborg vs. Holm judges scorecards revealed

UFC 219 Cyborg vs. Holm judges scorecards revealed Cris Cyborg successfully defeneded her UFC featherweight title against Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 219 last night in Las Vegas. Cyborg was able to get the better of “The Preachers Daughter” in the standup and was awarded a unanimous decision victory from the judges...

Dec 31, 2017 7:00 am

Cris Cyborg and Holly Holm made bank for their UFC 219 war

Last night, the UFC closed out the year 2017 with UFC 219, a stacked card that went down in glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event of this anticipated pay-per-view, UFC women’s featherweight queen Cris Cyborg attempted her first title defense opposite former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. In advance of this fight, Holm was...

Dec 30, 2017 10:36 pm

Pros react to Cris Cyborg’s victory over Holly Holm

Pros react to Cris Cyborg’s victory over Holly Holm! Cris Cyborg retained her UFC featherweight championship in the main event of tonight’s UFC 219 fight card in Las Vegas by defeating Holy Holm via unanimous decision. Cyborg was able to consistently find a home for her right hand and left Holly Holm bloodied and bruised...

Dec 30, 2017 10:01 pm

UFC 219 Results: Cris Cyborg defeats Holly Holm (Highlights)

A women’s featherweight title fight between current champion Cris Cyborg and former bantamweight title holder Holly Holm served as the main event of tonight’s UFC 219 fight card in Las Vegas. HERE WE GO!!#UFC219 pic.twitter.com/mNFW134MAk — UFC (@ufc) December 31, 2017 Round one begins and the chants of “Holly” quickly fill the arena. She lands...

Dec 30, 2017 9:01 am

Conor McGregor’s Coach Predicts the Main and Co-Main Events of UFC 219

The main and co-main event of UFC 219 are some of the best fights all year, with the match-ups that we’ve had in 2017, that’s high praise. Cris Cyborg defending her women’s UFC featherweight title against Holly Holm is arguably the biggest female fight of all-time. Meanwhile, Khabib Nurmagomedov makes his triumphant return to fight...

Dec 29, 2017 12:49 pm

Jorina Baars Calls Cyborg and Holly Holm The Best Women’s Fight Ever

In the lead-up to UFC 219, there has been no way to miss the accolades of either Cris Cyborg or Holy Holm. Both have laundry lists of accomplishments and present unique challenges to one another, neither of which have ever faced in their careers. As far as Cyborg goes, she does boast something that Holm...

Dec 28, 2017 7:59 pm

VIDEO | Holly Holm Has Fun at Open Workouts, Likes Being Underdog

Holly Holm is no stranger to big fights. Whether it be in boxing or MMA, she’s been a championship level fighter where ever she’s gone. A win over UFC Featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg would be a record setter for “The Preacher’s Daughter” which is just extra pressure added onto her against an already tough task...

Dec 28, 2017 8:10 am

Amanda Nunes Wants to Challenge the Winner of Cyborg and Holly Holm

In a couple of days, Holly Holm will step into the Octagon to try and dethrone the dominant Cris Cyborg and take her featherweight title. Having beat Ronda Rousey at the top of her career, a win over Cyborg will put her as the best women’s fighter of all time and the first ever women’s...

Dec 27, 2017 12:36 pm

A Win Over Cyborg Means More to Holly Holm Than Two UFC Belts

We are just a few days away from the biggest women’s MMA fight since Holly Holm first took the bantamweight title away from Ronda Rousey back in 2015. Holm will take on Cris Cyborg in a huge main event with the featherweight title on the line. The comparisons to the approaching moment has not been...

Dec 26, 2017 7:30 pm

Gilbert Melendez Breaks Down How Holly Holm can Dethrone Cyborg

Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez knows a thing or two about fighting. He has been one of the Lightweight division’s very best for the better half of the last ten years. Primarily known as the king of Strikeforce, Melendez defended a Strikeforce title six times overall and was a three-time champion. He also was the very...

Dec 22, 2017 6:30 am

Holly Holm is Willing to Give Cyborg an Immediate Rematch After UFC 219

There’s a serious chance for Holly Holm to shock the world once again at UFC 219. She’s confident she can do it, and her coaches believe she can do it as well. If she manages to take out Cris Cyborg, she’ll have beaten two of the number one female fighters on Earth. Knowing Cyborg’s track...

Dec 21, 2017 6:35 pm

VIDEO | Cecilia Braekhus: “Holm can not knock anybody out with one punch”

“Holly Holm can not knock anybody out with one punch… In boxing, she was wearing them down, throwing a lot of punches but she doesn’t have that one punch knockout. So, I told Cyborg, ‘do not underestimate her but that is something you may not have to be too concerned about.’. Of course, do not...

Dec 15, 2017 6:15 am

Coach Predicts Holly Holm Finishes Cyborg and Shocks The World Again

It’s a huge fight. A career-defining bout with big stakes. The title is on the line and Holly Holm is the underdog against one of, if not the best women fighter on the planet. Does this all sound familiar? Back at UFC 193, Holm hit the ‘kick heard ’round the world’ on Rousey and earned...

Dec 6, 2017 10:32 am

Cyborg Reveals Brazilian Friends Brought Back Info From Holly Holm’s Camp

After many, many months of hype, negotiations and a back-and-forth suspense on if the fight would be on UFC 219, Cris Cyborg will finally defend her women’s UFC featherweight title against Holly Holm. When the division was first created for the dominant Brazilian fighter, it’s the match-up we all thought would be for the belt...

Nov 30, 2017 8:06 am

Cyborg’s Coach: The Holm Who Fought Bethe Correia Will ‘Go To Sleep’ at UFC 219

After a long time of negotiations and build-up, we finally have the UFC women’s featherweight title fight that many believed we should have gotten all along. Cris Cyborg will defend her title against Holly Holm in just a month to also contend her status as the best female fighter in the world. Cyborg’s coach thinks...

Nov 24, 2017 12:53 pm

Miesha Tate Thinks Holly Holm Can Shock the World Again at UFC 219

Back when Holly Holm was pitted against Ronda Rousey at UFC 193, Rousey seemed like an unstoppable juggernaut and was heavily favored against the former boxing champion. At UFC 219, the odds will be no different. No one can deny the dominance of Cris Cyborg, especially now that she’s in her proper weight class. With...

Nov 15, 2017 2:34 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg’s Coach Teases a Fight Announcement ‘Very Soon’

Ever since her victory over Tonya Evinger at UFC 214 to become the new UFC featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg has been on a warpath to try and defend her title against Holly Holm. There was a whole social media campaign for a fight that seemed like the only option, at least with Invicta FC featherweight...

Oct 17, 2017 9:53 am

VIDEO | Holly Holm Claps Back at Cyborg Over USADA Accusations

This morning, USADA paid a visit to Cris Cyborg today for her third test in a month. There was no problem, except for Cyborg wants the same testing frequency for her potential opponent Holly Holm, or any opponent for that matter. Does this mean they’re still in negotiations? Either way, Cyborg took to Twitter to...

Oct 9, 2017 1:13 pm

Dana White comments on the latest with Cris Cyborg vs Holly Holm

Many are wondering when we will see Cris Cyborg make her way back to the Octagon to defend the UFC women’s featherweight title. Cyborg won the women’s 145-pound belt in July after the promotion stripped the title from the inaugural champion, Germaine de Randamie, after she refused to fight Cyborg who was the number one...

Sep 14, 2017 10:57 am

Holly Holm Down to Fight Cyborg if the UFC is ‘Willing to Cough Up’ Says Coach

While a new UFC women’s featherweight champion is crowned and in waiting, Holly Holm has options in front of her for two titles. She could be eyeing a rematch with Valentina Shevchenko to see who will challenge Amanda Nunes yet again for the bantamweight title, since the rumors are Raquel Pennington will get the next...

Sep 8, 2017 2:24 pm

Holly Holm Picks ‘More Technical’ Valentina Shevchenko to Beat Nunes at UFC 215

Although Demetrious Johnson’s quest for MMA history will be postponed, Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko are good to go this time. It’s a rematch between two of the top women in the sport right now, with the UFC bantamweight title on the line. Another former UFC champ, Holly Holm, knows exactly what it’s like to...

Sep 1, 2017 12:19 pm

Holly Holm on Mayweather vs McGregor: It was definitely an early stoppage

There has been a bit of a debate regarding the 10th round TKO stoppage in the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor money fight. McGregor said after the fight was over that he would have liked it if the ref let the fight go on as he claimed he was more fatigued than hurt. “That’s why...