Archive: holly holm

Nov 30, 2015 3:50 pm

Venezuelan on Holly Holm: “I thought it was crazy!”

Juliana “The Venezuelan Vixen” Pena was ecstatic with a Holly Holm victory over then champion Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 in Melbourne, Australia. Pena is currently ranked #5 in the UFC official bantamweight division. Pena took Jessica Eye to the fight to the scorecards and came out with a unanimous decision victory at UFC 192...

Nov 29, 2015 9:43 pm

Is Holly Holm ready to be a role model?

When Ronda Rousey was portrayed as a kid in the UFC 193 pre-hype video, Rousey was watching UFC hall of fame legend BJ Penn about to make history. When she was watching Penn’s historical fight, the thoughts in her head would be something like, “I’m going to be champ one day,” not “I can’t wait...

Nov 29, 2015 2:33 pm

Jose Aldo speaks on Rousey: “Nothing to do with wins or losses”

Holly Holm derailed the Ronda Rousey express back at UFC 193. We’ve heard a lot of support from a great number of fans and fellow UFC fighters alike after her loss. We’ve also seen the flip side of poor sportsmanship after a loss in which Rousey has been blasted with insults for her recent defeat....

Jul 23, 2015 9:51 am

Holly Holm Never Wants To Win ‘Fight of The Night’

UFC women’s bantamweight fighter Holly Holm is coming off a dominant decision victory over Marion Reneau at last week’s UFC Fight Night event in San Diego. Holm was able to out point Reneau for three rounds by using a high volume of strikes and some solid takedown defense. However, even in victory, Holm was unable...

Jan 30, 2015 4:38 pm

Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington moved to co-main event status at UFC 184

The highly anticipated octagon debut of former world boxing champion Holly Holm (7-0 MMA) will now serve as the co-main event for UFC 184 this February in Los Angeles. Holly Holm takes on Raquel Pennington (5-4 MMA) at the event. UFC officials announced the move shortly after news broke that Chris Weidman suffered a rib...

Nov 19, 2014 3:10 pm

Ashlee Evans-Smith set to replace Holly Holm at UFC 181

The UFC announced earlier today that Ashlee Evans-Smith will be making her UFC debut next month at UFC 181. Evans-Smith will be filling in for Holly Holm, who injured her neck leading up to the bout, against Raquel Pennington. The two will meet on the the main card of the event, which will go down...

Nov 13, 2014 11:54 am

Holm No Longer Set To Make UFC Debut, Out With Injury

Top female fighting prospect, Holly Holm has been forced to pull out of her UFC debut with an injury. Holm was scheduled to face Raquel Pennington on Dec. 7 in, Las Vegas, as part of the UFC 181 event. The Brazilian press was first to report the news, which was later confirmed by bjpenn.com.

Oct 14, 2014 8:02 pm

Holm Not Afraid Of Rousey, Praises Champ’s Striking Progression

“With Alexis Davis … she hit her clean with that overhand and that’s what knocked her out,” Holm said. “She was supposed to bring her down and finish her, so I was very impressed with it. She landed a very clean shot, it wasn’t lucky, I thought it was a good, clean shot she hit...

Oct 2, 2014 4:26 am

Dec. UFC Debut For Holm In The Works

According to reports, top female fighting prospect, Holly Holm is expected to make her UFC debut on December 6, against a very tough Milana Dudieva. Holm has been sidelined since signing with the promotion due to injury.

Aug 7, 2014 6:58 am

Holly Holm Already Feeling Target On Her Back

Newly signed female bantamweight, Holly Holm is already feeling the heat, and she hasn’t event stepped in the kitchen yet. Find out why in this exclusive FOX Sports Interview Holm on coming into the Bantamweight division: “It’s exciting. If you don’t want to beat the best, you shouldn’t really be in it. I just want to take...

Jul 29, 2014 7:31 am

Lahdemaki Wants to Welcome Van Zant to UFC in Stockholm

Tina Lahdemaki may have lost her UFC debut by decision at UFC Fight Night 45, but she feels that she has what it takes to really prove herself at her second chance fight. Lahdemaki made history that night as being a part of the first strawweight bout in UFC history, along with her opponent Claudia...

Jul 24, 2014 12:44 pm

Jessica Eye Down For Holm Scrap, Will Fight Anyone

Following a report on UFC Tonight that stated Eye would welcome Holly Holm to the UFC, Jessica Eye took to instagram to clarify and make right by the original, kind of false, report made by Ariel Helwani. Enjoy!

Jul 21, 2014 9:43 pm

Holly Holm Supports Rousey vs. Carano Fight

Holly Holm supports a fight between Ronda Rousey and wmma legend Gina Carano. She spoke with ESPN about the bout earlier today to give her opinion on whether or not she believes Carano deserves an immediate title shot against Rousey. “Carano has been on the big show before, so she can handle the pressure.” said...

Jul 21, 2014 7:26 pm

A Look At Brutal Finishes From Rousey’s Biggest Threats

With the recent signing of Holy Holm, the return of Cat Zingano, and the signing of Gina Carano on the horizon, there is much talk as to who the biggest threat is to Ronda Rousey’s UFC bantamweight title. Lets take a look at some of the most devastating finishes from Rousey’s biggest threats. First we’ll...

Jul 20, 2014 6:59 pm

Holm Approves Of Immediate Title Shot For Carano

“Carano has been on the big show before, so she can handle the pressure. There are a lot of girls who have been working hard for a shot who might deserve it a little more than someone who has been out that long, but Carano has put a lot of time in before. She’s earned...

Jul 17, 2014 5:03 am

Holm In No Rush For Rousey Title Fight

  “I know I have a lot to learn, so I do want to have a couple fights before fighting Ronda. But if you told me that’s what I had to do right now, I’d say fine, let’s grind it out and get to work. I just feel like there are some more things I...

Jul 16, 2014 12:21 pm

White Excited For Holm Addition, But Skeptical Of Her Ground Game

“She’s a boxer with great hands and great kicks. There are a lot of questions about her ground game, but we’re going to find out about her. She’s in the UFC now, and she’s without a doubt one of the most talked about women out there, and I’m excited. The women’s division has been fantastic...