Holly Holm: Record, stats & facts (UFC 196)Written by Leroy Cleveland
This Saturday night at UFC 196, newly-crowned UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Holy Holm faces hard-nosed challenger Miesha Tate (17-5).
Holm vs Tate will serve as the former's first title defense since she upset previously unbeaten Ronda Rousey at UFC 193.
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Holm vs Tate
Event: UFC 196
Date: March 5
Location: Las Vegas
Venue: MGM Grand Garden
Main Event: McGregor vs Diaz
Title: UFC MMA (Holm defending)
In that bout, Holm, a big underdog, controlled her aggressive foe with superior striking and footwork, defending all of Rousey's takedown attempts. She would go on to knockout Rousey with a head kick in Round 2.
A former professional boxer and relative newcomer to UFC, there's a lot of confusion about her record and stats.
Here's where Holly Holm stands heading into UFC 196....
Holly Holm record, stats and facts
Age: 34 (1981-10-17)
Height: 5'8" / 173 cm
Reach: 69″ / 175cm
Residence: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Overall Record: (Boxing, MMA including UFC)
Knockouts to Fights Ratio: 36%
MMA (non UFC)
Record: 7-0, 6 KO
Debut: March 2011
KO ratio: 86%
Record: 3-0, 1 KO
Debut: Feb 2015
KO ratio: 33%
MMA (Including UFC)
Record: 10-0, 7 KO
Record: 33-2-3, 9 KO
Debut: January 2002
KO Ratio: 24%
More Holly Holm facts and stats
A First: Defeated Rhonda Rousey by a second-round knockout to win the UFC Women's Bantamweight Title in Melbourne, Australia, on November 14, 2015 to become first person — man or woman — to win world titles in boxing and the UFC.
Female pound for pound: No. 1 (Matrix), No. 2 (Sherdog) and No. 3 (ESPN)
Multiple Titles: Held multiple world titles in boxing in the super lightweight and welterweight divisions.
Takedowns: Holm yet to be taken down in any of her three UFC bouts. And according to the stats service FightMetric, Holm has spent nearly 96.8 percent of those matches in the standing position, 3% atop her opponent and 0.2% beneath her foe.
KO Power: As a boxer, Holm wasn't known for her punching power. A hit-and-move fighter, she outclassed and outworked more than 3/4 of her opponents and cruised to a points verdict. As a mixed martial artists, however, she's demonstrated leg power by knocking out 7 of 10 of her opponents with kicks.
Most recent loss: Dec 2012 (Brutal TKO 7 by Anne Sophie Mathis, Dec 2011)
Avenged: Holm avenged loss to Mathis (then 26-1), winning a unanimous decision six months later.
2005: Defeated stars Mia St. John and Christy Martin.
2005 / 2006: The RING Magazine Female Fighter of the Year (Boxing)
2010: Women Boxing Archive Network Fighter of the Year (Boxing)
18: Total boxing title defenses (in three weight classes)
Husband: Married Jeff Kirkpatrick on April 27, 2012, in Cancun. Kirkpatrick is the vice president of operations for AAA Roofing Co. in Albuquerque.
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