How many fights has Holly Holm lost?

Last Modified Mar 26, 2024 11:09 GMT
Holly Holm Losses
Holly Holm


Holly Holm is a former UFC women’s bantamweight champion currently ranked as the No.5 contender in the division. She formerly competed as a professional boxer and is the only female fighter to have won both boxing and MMA titles.


For her last fight, Holly Holm had her loss over Mayra Bueno Silva overturned as Silva tested positive for ritalinic acid. ‘The Preacher’s Daughter’ will compete next at UFC 300 against Kayla Harrison on April 13, 2024.



Holly Holm Career Losses

Holly Holm has had six losses in her mixed martial arts career so far. She has had four losses via decision, one via submission, and one via knockout.


UFC 196

At UFC 196, Holly Holm had her first UFC loss against Miesha Tate via a rear naked choke submission at 3:30 in the fifth round. Holm lost her UFC women’s bantamweight title to Tate on this day.



UFC on Fox: Holm vs. Shevchenko

On July 23, 2016, Holm had her second loss in the UFC following UFC 196 to Valentina Shevchenko via a unanimous decision at UFC on FOX 20.


Holly Holm
Holly Holm


UFC 208: Holm vs. de Randamie

Following her loss against Valentina Shevchenko, Holly Holm competed against Germaine de Randamie for the inaugural UFC featherweight championship. Holm lost the fight via a unanimous decision.



UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm

On December 20, 2017, Holly Holm competed against Cris Cyborg for the UFC featherweight championship and lost the bout via a unanimous decision.


UFC 239: Nunes vs. Holm

At UFC 239 on July 6, 2019, Holly Holm challenged Amanda Nunes for the Women's Bantamweight Championship. Unfortunately, Holm suffered a defeat in the first round via technical knockout.


UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira

At UFC Fight Night 206 on May 21, 2022, Holly Holm fought Ketlen Vieira. Despite a controversial split decision, Holm ended up on the losing side of the bout.

UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Bueno Silva

Holly Holm lost her last fight against Mayra Bueno Silva on July 15, 2023, via submission at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Bueno Silva. However, this fight was overturned to a no-contest as Bueno Silva tested positive for a banned substance.




*Last updated on March 26, 2024.

FAQs

A. Holly Holm has lost 6 times in her professional MMA career.

A. Holly Holm lost her UFC women’s bantamweight belt to Miesha Tate at UFC 196. 

A. Holly Holm competes in the Women’s Bantamweight division of the UFC, where the upper weight limit is 135 lbs or 61 kg.

A. Holly Holm vs. Mayra Bueno Silva was overturned to a NC as Silva tested positive for PEDs.

A. Holly Holm goes by the moniker 'The Preacher's Daughter.'

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