What style fighter is Kevin Holland?

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Kevin Holland Fighting Style
Kevin Holland


Kevin Holland is an American MMA fighter, Nicknamed “Trailblazer” and “Big Mouth.” he currently competes in the welterweight and middleweight divisions at Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Kevin Holland was born on November 5, 1992, in Riverside, California. He made his UFC debut at UFC 227 against Thiago Santos on August 4, 2018. He lost the fight by unanimous decision. Since then, he has been a 1-time Fight of the Night winner and 5-time Performance of the Night winner.


Holland currently has a MMA record of 37 fights. He won 25 fights (14 by knockout, 7 by submission, and 4 by decision) and lost 11 fights (1 by knockout, 3 by submission, and 7 by decision). One of his fights ended in a no-contest. He will face Michal Oleksijczuk on June 1, 2024.



Kevin Holland Fighting Style


Kung Fu is Kevin Holland's preferred style of fighting. Holland is a second-degree black belt in Kung Fu. He is also a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He uses all these styles in his MMA fights.




Kevin Holland Career Highlights


Kevin Holland has fought 20 times in the UFC so far. Some of his career highlights are:



UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs Oleinik


This event occurred on August 8, 2020. Kevin Holland faced Joaquin Buckley in the fight. Holland defeated Buckely through a punch leading to KO/TKO at 0:32 seconds into Round 3. Holland was awarded Performance of the Night for this fight.



UFC 256: Figueiredo vs Moreno


This event took place on December 12, 2020. Kevin Holland faced Jacare Souza. He defeated Souza with a punch leading to KO/TKO at 1 minute 45 seconds into Round 1, thereby earning Holland Performance of the Night.



UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs Emmett


Kevin Holland faced Tim Means at this event on June 18, 2022. He defeated Means with submission via D’Arce Choke at 2 minutes 13 seconds into Round 1, thereby winning Performance of the Night.



UFC 291: Poirier vs Gaethje 2


Holland face Michael Chiesa at UFC 291: Poirier vs Gaethje 2. He won the fight in the first round via a D'arce Choke Submission.




*Last updated on May 24, 2024.

FAQs

A. Kevin Holland’s nicknames are “Trailblazer” and “Big Mouth”.

A. Kevin Holland is from Riverside, California.

A. Kevin Holland uses kung fu and Brazilian jiu-jitsu in his fights.

A. Kevin Holland’s current MMA record is 25-11-0 (1NC).

A. Kevin Holland faced Michael Chiesa at UFC 291. He won the bout via a D'arce Choke submission in the first round.

A. Kevin Holland is set to face Michal Oleksiejcsuk for his next fight on June 1, 2024. 

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