Holly Holm is known as an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. She is most famous for being the first woman to beat mega star, Ronda Rousey.
Holly Rene Holm was born on October 17, 1981 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She is the most youthful of three children born to Roger and Tammy Holm. Her older siblings are Brian and Weston Holm. Her father was a Church of Christ evangelist while her mom was a massage therapist. Holly played soccer and participated in gymnastics, swimming and jumping when she was growing up. Holly attended the University of New Mexico after graduating from high school.
Holly won her first title in 2001 at the International Rules Adult Women's Welterweight Division at the International Kickboxing Federation (IKF) USA National Amateur Championship Tournament, held in Kansas City, Missouri. In the challenge, she battled two matches which she won with a TKO of 34 seconds in the first round of the primary session and the second wining was by a unanimous decision. The triumphs finished her endeavor in the beginner classification of kickboxing, having battled in a few different matches with a record of 6-0-2.
When she made her way into the UFC, she was hyped for her kickboxing skills. After a few bouts, she was given a title shot against Ronda Rousey. She shocked the world by knocking out Ronda and ending her impressive reign.
In July 2019, Holy Holm took the challenge of trying to dethrone Amanda Nunes. She ended up getting knocked out with a head kick. As she tried to stand up after the fight was over, she struggled and had to be held up by the ref.
The popular left handed puncher got married to her solitary beau, Keff Kirkpatrick, in Cancun in 2012. Keff went to the same college with Holly and even graduated with a degree in accounting and finance. He works profitably with a sales firm and adores his significant other for what she does. Keff is from Albuquerque, New Mexico and runs an organization in Albuquerque together with his sister.
Many individuals who have seen the family throughout the years confirm that Holly is really a peaceful individual in spite of what one may effortlessly conceive about her being a brutal warrior in the ring. She is a lady all things considered and can differentiate between home life and a battling life. The couple has not had any children yet but that will likely change when Holly retires from her sport.
|Birth Date:||17 Oct, 1981|
Mixed martial artist
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Education:||University of New Mexico|
|Description:||American boxer and mixed martial artist|
|Net Worth 2021:||4 million|