Article

Holm trying to be first woman to win gold in two divisions

 
Holm trying to be first woman to win gold in two divisions
By Ryan Gerbosi, Newsday.com

Holly Holm just needed a fight to get back on her feet, but a chance to become the first female two-weight UFC champion was a pleasant surprise.

Since upsetting Ronda Rousey last year, Holm is on a two-fight losing streak that cost her the bantamweight belt and top contender status in the division.

Despite her struggles, Holm will face Germaine de Randamie (6-3, 3-1 UFC) for the inaugural UFC women’s featherweight belt at UFC 208 on Feb. 11 at Barclays Center.

“This is the fight they called with, and I took it,” Holm said. “There’s really no other fancy way to look at it. It’s simple as that.”

Read full story on Newsday.com

Watch Past Fights

Medios

Reciente
Valentina Shevchenko arrancó su carrera en UFC con una impresionante victoria ante Sarah Kaufman. No te pierdas a Shevchenko enfrentar a Julianna Peña en la pelea estelar de UFC Fight Night Denver el 28 de enero.
15/01/2017
Mira la confrontación entre Vitor Belfort y Kelvin Gastelum, quienes se enfrentan en la pelea estelar de UFC Fight Night Fortaleza, el 11 de marzo.
17/02/2017
Luego de su victoria ante BJ Penn jóven Yair Rodríguez, se perfila como una de las grandes estrellas de las 145 libras. Conoce las palabras del peleador y cuáles son sus planes futuros.
16/01/2017
Valentina Shevchenko está dispuesta a ser la próxima retadora de Amanda Nunes, pero primero deberá pasar a Julianna Peña. Conoce lo que dice la peleadora y no te pierdas su combate el 28 de enero por UFC Network.
16/01/2017