Archive: holly holm

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

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...

Jul 12, 2014 8:16 pm

Holly Holm Breaks Down Eventual Rousey Bout

“Ronda is obviously the one to beat, she’s the one who has the belt. Is she doing great? Absolutely. I really admire her for going in and she’s been cleaning up. She’s got a lot of skill and she’s a big threat, but everybody’s also beatable. If I wouldn’t want that fight, then why would...

Jul 12, 2014 7:45 pm

White: No Immediate Title Shot For Holly Holm

While the world buzzes over everything Ronda Rousey related, the UFC is on the hunt for new title challengers to fight their female star. One such prospect is the undefeated new UFC signee, Holly Holm. In a recent report coming out of the Los Angeles Times, Lance Pugmire relayed some words from Dana White on...

Jul 10, 2014 11:20 pm

Ronda Rousey’s Biggest Potential Threat Just Signed With The UFC

After several months of negotiations, female boxing champion Holly Holm has signed with the UFC, adding a very real threat to the women’s 135 pound division. UFC President Dana White announced the news this afternoon, flashing the contract of his latest high-profile acquisition. Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLM — Dana White (@danawhite) July 10,...

Apr 22, 2014 4:21 pm

WSOF Outbids UFC For Holly Holm?

“Holly’s there, she will beat Ronda Rousey if Ronda’s still champ after Holly’s been in the UFC for a couple of fights. I want a couple more tune up fights. Holly’s on the fact track working on her grappling, she’s getting very good at it, but I want the confidence for Holly to be there...

Apr 20, 2014 8:57 pm

Dana White: Carano Deserves Rousey Fight On Day One

“I’m confident that we will (sign her) but we’ll see what happens. Until we have a deal, we’re not even thinking about anything. I feel like it’s going to happen, but crazier shit has happened. Wait till you guys here what this girl has to say. It’s absolutely fascinating talking to her. I don’t ever...

Apr 18, 2014 4:58 pm

Ronda Rousey Criticizes Cyborg For Steroid Use: “She’s not even a women anymore”

UFC women’s bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey is scheduled to fight Alexis Davis on July 5. So does that mean all the talk about Cris “Cyborg” Justino and Gina Carano will stop? No. Rousey recently spoke with Yahoo! Sports about Davis as well as Cyborg, Carano and Holly Holm. In the interview Rousey praises three of...

Apr 17, 2014 3:32 pm

VIDEO | UFC Boss: ‘I’m ‘very confident’ Carano will come back’

Following last night’s TUF Finale event, UFC President Dana White told FOX Sports that he believes Gina Carano will return to Mixed Martial Arts. “Gina [Carano] and I had a good meeting. I’m very confident that she does want to come back and she does want to fight. We do not have a deal but...

Apr 14, 2014 4:57 pm

Miesha Tate: ‘Carano Should Have To Go Through Me For Ronda Fight’

“There’s no way. I think there’s no way that would be fair or right. I don’t think anybody in their right mind would say that would be fair. I would love the opportunity to fight Gina. If she’s gonna make a comeback, I think anybody that wants to get to Ronda, I think that they...

Apr 14, 2014 4:37 pm

Carmouche Doesn’t Think Carano Would Last 10 Seconds With Rousey

There’s been a lot of talk around the MMA world about a return of the former queen, Gina Carano. Ronda Rousey and Dana White, the UFC president, have stated that with a return, Carano would be placed in an immediate title situation. Former title challenger, Liz Carmouche is calling, BS, and doesn’t think the former...

Apr 9, 2014 9:03 am

Holly Holm Will Undergo Surgery For Broken Arm

  The new Legacy FC bantamweight women’s champion, Holly Holm, will undergo surgery on her broken arm. Holm injured the arm during her fight against Juliana Werner this past Friday, where she eventually won via head kick knockout to claim the title. There were immediate talks of a PPV event featuring a fight between Holm...

Apr 9, 2014 9:00 am

Holly Holm Offered $250,000 To Return To Boxing – $15K By UFC

While Holly Holm may be currently resting up after her last win due to a broken arm, she is still making very sustaining business moves. Holm has one fight left on her contract with Legacy FC, and plans are already being made for any other possible options. The IFC and WFC welterweight champion made the...

Apr 8, 2014 5:24 pm

Holm Focused On Mending Broken Arm, Not Fighting Ronda Rousey

Top female fighting prospect, Holly Holm, has been garnering attention from the MMA masses as of late. The multiple-time boxing world champion, has transitioned herself into a nice and comfortable place inside the MMA landscape. People want that fight against Rousey, but still unsigned to the UFC, Holm must first let her broken arm heal....