How Old is Holly Holm?

Last Modified Mar 26, 2024 08:43 GMT


Holly Holm Age
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Holly Rene Holm, born on October 17, 1981, is an American athlete who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She has a background in both mixed martial arts (MMA) and professional boxing. In the UFC, she previously held the title of UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion. Holm had an illustrious boxing career, winning multiple world championships in three weight classes and successfully defending her titles 18 times.


She was recognized as the Ring magazine Fighter of the Year in 2005 and 2006. BoxRec, a reputable boxing record website, ranks her as the greatest female professional boxer of all time. Notably, Holm is unique in being the only fighter to have achieved both a boxing world title and an MMA title.


Holly Holm Age

Holly Holm is 42 years old as of 2024. She was born on October 17, 1981, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States.


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Early Life and Career of Holly Holm

Holly Holm was the youngest of three children. Her father, Roger, is a preacher affiliated with the Church of Christ, which led to her being nicknamed "The Preacher's Daughter" during her fighting career. Tammy, Holm's mother, works as a massage therapist. Holm's ancestry is primarily Irish.


During her childhood, Holm participated in various sports, including soccer, gymnastics, swimming, and diving. However, her parents divorced shortly before her graduation from Manzano High School in 2000. Following high school, she attended the University of New Mexico for a year before pursuing her athletic career.


On March 4, 2011, Holly Holm made her debut in mixed martial arts (MMA) at an event organized by her boxing promoter, Lenny Fresquez. The event also featured her Jackson's Submission Fighting teammate Keith Jardine. Holm headlined the card and faced off against Christina Domke. In the second round, Holm secured a victory via TKO when Domke was unable to continue due to the leg kicks she received from Holm.


After her successful debut, Holm took a break from MMA but returned to the sport on September 9, 2011. She competed at Fresquez Productions: Clash in the Cage against Jan Finney, who had experience fighting in Strikeforce. Holm showcased her skills once again and defeated Finney in the third round, achieving another TKO victory in her MMA career.




Last Updated March 26, 2024

FAQs

A. Holly Holm is 42 years old as of 2024.

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

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

A. Holly Holm currently competes in the women's bantamweight division of the UFC.

A. Holly Holm is nicknamed 'The Preacher's Daughter.'

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