Holly Holm News
Chael Sonnen shares theory on Holly Holm’s recent setback at UFC Vegas 77: “What you're seeing is not a beaten Holly”
Susan Cox - July 18, 2023
UFC Vegas 77 Results: Mayra Bueno Silva upsets Holly Holm with guillotine choke (Video)
Zain Bando - July 15, 2023
Holly Holm doubts Ronda Rousey fights again but would "absolutely" rematch her if she does
Cole Shelton - July 12, 2023
Holly Holm is open to the idea of rematching Ronda Rousey. Recently, it was revealed Rousey has informed the WWE of her hard out as rumors began to swirl of her return to MMA and the UFC. As of right now, Rousey nor Dana White have confirmed or denied the rumors, but Holly Holm doubts the former champ actually fights again.
Holly Holm disappointed she won't be able to rematch Amanda Nunes but expects to fight for vacant title next
Cole Shelton - July 12, 2023
Holly Holm believes she will be one-half of a vacant women’s bantamweight title fight. After Amanda Nunes dominated Irene Aldana over all five rounds back at UFC 289, she announced her retirement from MMA and vacated her titles. Immediately, many wondered who would be fighting for the vacant bantamweight title and Holm believes if she wins at UFC Vegas 77, she will be one-half of that title fight.
Injury bounces Miesha Tate from slated UFC return, Holly Holm steps in to face Mayra Bueno Silva on July 15
Harry Kettle - May 11, 2023
As per MMA Fighting, an injury has forced Miesha Tate out of her fight with Mayra Bueno Silva – allowing Holly Holm to step in. One of the big complaints from many fans recently has been the quality of UFC’s Fight Night main events. They need to fill a quota of shows every single year and as a result, we aren’t always left with world class cards.
Following dominant UFC San Antonio win, Holly Holm not committed to retiring: "I'm not ready to do it"
Fernando Quiles - March 26, 2023
Holly Holm knows father time is ticking, but “The Preacher’s Daughter” still believes she can compete at a high level. Holm shared the Octagon with Yana Santos in the co-main event of UFC San Antonio on March 25. The bantamweight clash went the distance and it was never close. Santos was outmatched in the grappling department and struggled with her opponent’s elbows on the ground. Holm secured the unanimous decision victory over Santos. This is her first win since October 2020.
UFC San Antonio Results: Holly Holm defeats Yana Santos (Highlights)
Chris Taylor - March 25, 2023
Tonight’s UFC San Antonio event is co-headlined by a women’s bantamweight fight featuring Holly Holm taking on Yana Santos. Holm (16-4 MMA) will be hoping to get back in the win column, this after being defeated by Ketlen Vieira (13-3 MMA) by split decision in May of last year. ‘The Preacher’s Daughter‘ has gone 3-2 over her past five fights overall.
UFC San Antonio: ‘Vera vs. Sandhagen’ Live Results and Highlights
Chris Taylor - March 24, 2023
The Octagon returns to Texas for tonight’s UFC San Antonio event, an eleven-bout fight card headlined by Marlon Vera vs. Cory Sandhagen. Vera (20-7 MMA) will enter the contest sporting a four-fight winning streak, his latest coming against Dominick Cruz (24-4 MMA) via KO in August of last year.
Holly Holm targeting title shot with win over Yana Santos after signing new six-fight UFC contract
Josh Evanoff - March 22, 2023
Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm isn’t done yet. ‘The Preacher’s Daughter’ has been out of action since her headliner with Ketlen Vieira last May. Heading into the contest, Holm was hopeful that she would secure a title shot with a win. The Brazilian ultimately sprung the upset by split-decision, although the decision was very controversial.
Chael Sonnen alludes to previous love triangle between Jon Jones, Holly Holm and Valentina Shevchenko: “It’s their story to tell”
Harry Kettle - March 1, 2023
MMA analyst Chael Sonnen has suggested a love triangle exists between Jon Jones, Holly Holm and Valentina Shevchenko. Chael Sonnen has said a lot of wild stuff over the years and now, we can add this to the list.
Former UFC bantamweight champion Holly Holm aiming for 2023 return, rematch with Miesha Tate: "It would come full circle"
Josh Evanoff - September 27, 2022
Holly Holm would KO Katie Taylor in what would be "the biggest women’s boxing fight of all time," says Mike Winkeljohn
Cole Shelton - May 25, 2022
Mike Winkeljohn believes Holly Holm would have a ton of success should she get the chance to box Katie Taylor. Recently, it was reported by an Irish outlet that Holm is the frontrunner to face Taylor next. It was originally expected that Taylor would have an immediate rematch with Amanda Serrano, but negotiations have stalled and now Holm, who has one fight left on her UFC deal, has been linked to the fight.
Holly Holm will likely return by the end of summer, still focused on rematching Amanda Nunes says Mike Winkeljohn
Cole Shelton - May 24, 2022
Holly Holm ended her nearly two-year layoff on Saturday night in the main event of UFC Vegas 55 against Ketlen Vieira. Holm was riding a two-fight win streak and had she beaten Vieira she likely would have been granted a title shot. The bout proved to be very competitive but in the end it was Vieira who was awarded the split decision in a fight that many thought Holm won.
Mike Winkeljohn "disappointed" with "goofball" judges that scored Holly Holm-Ketlen Vieira fight: "It's not fair to the fighters"
Cole Shelton - May 24, 2022
Mike Winkeljohn was shocked when he heard Ketlen Vieira being announced as the winner in her UFC Vegas 55 main event fight against Holly Holm. Winkeljohn, a coach of Holm, was confident his pupil had won the fight when the final bell rang. It was a close competitive fight, but Holm had nearly double the significant strikes of Vieira and had almost nine more minutes of control so, for Winkeljohn, he doesn’t know how Vieira got her hand raised.
Brendan Schaub blasts judging after Holly Holm's loss to Ketlen Vieira: "How many fighters have to be f*cked over?"
Josh Evanoff - May 24, 2022
Former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub has blasted MMA judges following Holly Holm’s defeat to Ketlen Vieira. Last Saturday night, the two women’s bantamweight contenders were the main event of UFC Vegas 55. The bout itself was quite close, however, many believed Holm was winning into the championship rounds. Vieira’s own coach, Andre Pederneiras echoed that sentiment before round five.
Team JacksonWink says the legitimacy of the sport is in question following Holly Holm loss: “Judges need to be held accountable”
Harry Kettle - May 24, 2022
Daniel Cormier believes Holly Holm and Eryk Anders were robbed of wins at UFC Vegas 55: “Once again, it’s on the judges”
Susan Cox - May 23, 2022
Commentator Daniel Cormier believes Holly Holm and Eryk Anders were robbed of wins at UFC Vegas 55 which took place on Saturday, May 21st at the UFC Apex facility in Enterprise, Nevada. The main card saw three split decisions which didn’t sit well with some fans, including former champ Daniel Cormier.
What's next for Ketlen Vieira and Holly Holm after UFC Vegas 55?
Cole Shelton - May 23, 2022
In the main event of UFC Vegas 55, a women’s bantamweight bout headlined the card as Ketlen Vieira took on Holly Holm. Vieira was coming off her first UFC main event as she beat Miesha Tate last time out. The victory got her back into the win column after losing a decision to Yana Kunitskaya. Holm, meanwhile, had not fought since October of 2020 as she beat Irene Aldana by decision, and before that, she defeated Raquel Pennington.
Holly Holm reacts following controversial loss to Ketlen Vieira at UFC Vegas 55: “I thought I won the fight”
Fernando Quiles - May 22, 2022
Holly Holm firmly believes she should’ve had her hand raised at the conclusion of UFC Vegas 55. This past Saturday night (May 21), Holm shared the Octagon with Ketlen Vieira. The action was held inside the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The action went the distance and Vieira was awarded the split decision victory.
Miesha Tate shares advice for Holly Holm following her controversial loss to Ketlen Vieira at UFC Vegas 55: "Not a good game plan"
Chris Taylor - May 21, 2022
Miesha Tate has weighed in on tonight’s UFC Vegas 55 main event which saw Ketlen Vieira defeat Holly Holm by split decision. Holm (14-6 MMA), the UFC’s former bantamweight champion, was returning to action for the first in over eighteen months this evening. ‘The Preachers Daughter’ entered the contest on a two-fight winning steak, this after scoring decision wins over Raquel Pennington and Irene Aldana in her previous efforts.
UFC Vegas 55: 'Holm vs. Vieira' Live Results and Highlights
Chris Taylor - May 21, 2022
The Octagon remain in Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 55 event, an eleven-bout fight card headlined by Holly Holm vs. Ketlen Vieira. Holm (14-5 MMA), the UFC’s former bantamweight champion, will be returning to action for the first in over eighteen months this evening. ‘The Preachers Daughter’ currently boasts a two-fight winning steak, scoring decision wins over Raquel Pennington and Irene Aldana in her most recent efforts.
Holly Holm eyeing title fight with win over Ketlen Vieira: "I want to get to the belt"
Josh Evanoff - May 19, 2022
Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm still has hopes of holding the title again. ‘The Preacher’s Daughter’ has been out of the cage since October 2020, a win over Irene Aldana. The 40-year-old has been forced out of action for a year and a half. Mainly due to a variety of injuries and illnesses.