Holly Holm

Holly Holm

Full NameHolly Rene Holm

BornOctober 17, 1981

Height5 ft 8 in


RoleBoxing, Kickboxing, Gaidojutsu


Holly Holm, sometimes known as The Preacher’s Daughter, is an American mixed martial artist, with

multiple awards and accolades under her belt. Although she is currently a competitor in the UFC,

Holly Holm has been a champion in boxing and kickboxing a well. She is the first combat athlete in

history to win world titles in both boxing and MMA.

  1. Early Life and Career
  2. Holly Holm UFC
  3. Holly Holm vs Cris Cyborg
  4. Holly Holm vs Bethe Correia
  5. Ronda Rousey vs Holly Holm
  6. Holly Holm vs Amanda Nunes
  7. Holly Holm Stats
  8. Holly Holm Record
  9. Holly Holm Husband
  10. What is Holly Holm Net Worth?

Early Life and Career

Born in New Mexico, Holm was into various sports like soccer, gymnastics, swimming and diving as a

kid. Her nickname, The Preacher’s Daughter, comes from the fact that her father was a preacher in

the Church of Christ. Aerobics classes at the age of 16 paved her path towards a career in combat

sports. Starting with amateur kickboxing, she took to boxing later and is regarded as one of the best

welterweight boxers of all time.

Holly Holm began her MMA career in 2011 against Christina Domke in a promotion. From 2013 to

mid-2014, Holm participated in Bellator MMA and Legacy Fighting Championship, and also quit

boxing while at it.

Holly Holm UFC

Holm locked horns with Miesha Tate in a tooth-and-nail match to defend the title, but lost it via technical submission.

Holm had fought against Germaine de Randamie for the inaugural women’ featherweight championship, but lost via a controversial unanimous decision. An appeal was made to NYSAC for review, but it was denied due to lack of any clear violation. She kept on switching between featherweight and bantamweight championships, challenging Cris Cyborg for the former and losing.

Holly Holm vs Cris Cyborg

At UFC 219, the current Women's Featherweight champion Cris Cyborg faced former UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Holly Holm. Cris “Cyborg” Justino defeated Holly Holm by unanimous decision to retain her UFC women’s featherweight belt. The match was considered to be one of the best match in women's UFC history.

Holly Holm vs Bethe Correia

At UFC Fight Night 111 in Singapore, former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm returned to 135 pounds after an unsuccessful attempt at capturing the featherweight belt. Correia’s antics inside the octagon against Holm was cocky, and in round three, Correia dropped her hands, and gestured Holm to engage. Well, she got what she asked for as Holm finished Correia in devastating fashion with a thunderous head kick that was almost identical to the kick that spelled the beginning of the end for Ronda Rousey.

Ronda Rousey vs Holly Holm

The most famous match of her life, which turned the UFC career of Holly Holm around, is the

Women’s Bantamweight Championship against Ronda Rousey, the reigning champion at that

moment. Despite being the obvious underdog, Holm kept the leash of the bout in her hand and won

it via TKO in the second round, thus breaking Rousey’s undefeated streak and three-year reign as a


Holly Holm vs Amanda Nunes

In the co-headliner of UFC 239 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, the women’s bantamweight title was contested for between Amanda Nunes and Holly Holm. The title bout came to a shocking conclusion late in the first round as Amanda Nunes stopped Holly Holm with the latter's signature head kick and then some vicious ground and pound, successfully defending the bantamweight title for a fourth time on the trot.

Holly Holm Stats



Wins by KO/TKO:

  1. 8

Wins by Submission:

  1. 0

Wins by Decision:

  1. 4

Current Titles:

  1. None


  1. 70 in (178 cm)


  1. 144 lb / 65 kg

Weight Class:

  1. Featherweight
  2. Bantamweight

Holly Holm Record

Listed below is the professional MMA and UFC record breakdown of Holly Holm:

Loss12–5Amanda NunesTKO (head kick and punches)UFC 239
Win12–4Megan AndersonDecision (unanimous)UFC 225
Loss11–4Cris CyborgDecision (unanimous)UFC 219
Win11–3Bethe CorreiaKO (head kick and punch)UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Correia
Loss10–3Germaine de RandamieDecision (unanimous)UFC 208
Loss10–2Valentina ShevchenkoDecision (unanimous)UFC on Fox: Holm vs. Shevchenko
Loss10–1Miesha TateTechnical Submission (rear-naked choke)UFC 196
Win10–0Ronda RouseyKO (head kick)UFC 193
Win9–0Marion ReneauDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee
Win8–0Raquel PenningtonDecision (split)UFC 184
Win7–0Juliana WernerKO (head kick and punches)Legacy FC 30: Holm vs. Werner
Win6–0Angela HayesDecision (unanimous)Fresquez Productions: Havoc
Win5–0Nikki KnudsenTKO (body kick and knees)Legacy FC 24: Feist vs. Ferreira
Win4–0Allanna JonesKO (head kick)Legacy FC 21: Huerta vs. Hobar
Win3–0Katie MerrillTKO (punches)Bellator 91
Win2–0Jan FinneyTKO (body kick)Fresquez Productions: Clash in the Cage
Win1–0Christina DomkeTKO (leg kicks)Fresquez Productions: Double Threat

Holly Holm Husband

She got married to Jeff Kirkpatrick in 2012, however the couple had separated in March 2018. Holm filed for a divorce and sought out to get her maiden name back.

What is Holly Holm Net Worth?

Holly Holm is an American mixed martial artist who has a net worth of $4 million, as of 2019.

For more details visit Holly Holm Net Worth page.

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