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Holly Holm Signs Multi-Fight Deal With the UFC; Debut Date/Opponent TBA


(Photo via HollyHolm.com)

After months of occasionally hostile negotiations, former world-champion boxer Holly Holm has signed a multi-fight deal with the UFC. Dana White confirmed the news on twitter this evening. The 32-year-old Jackson/Winkeljohn product sports a flawless 7-0 record in MMA as a bantamweight, and last competed in April, when she scored a fifth-round TKO against Juliana Werner, but broke her arm in the process. Holm’s UFC debut date and opponent are still uncertain.

Due to her elite boxing pedigree — and her savage arsenal of kicks — “The Preacher’s Daughter” has often been name-checked as one of the two fighters (along with Cris Cyborg) who could hypothetically give UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey problems down the road. Still, an immediate meeting with Rousey doesn’t seem likely at this point. As FOX Sports puts it, “Holm creates a different kind of animal for Rousey to deal with if she can survive an early UFC schedule to earn the title shot.” Rousey herself is recovering from a broken hand, and is also expected to undergo “minor knee surgery” in the near future.

We’ll keep you posted as the UFC’s plans for Holm solidify.

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