Holly Holm may very correctly be on her method once more to a championship wrestle rapidly. The 37-year-old was as soon as undefeated in her mixed martial arts (MMA) career. She made a popularity for herself by becoming the first lady to defeat Ronda Rousey in MMA opponents. However, she adopted that up with a three-fight shedding streak in opposition to the likes of Miesha Tate, Valentina Shevchenko, and Germaine de Randamie.
Holm adopted that up with a third-round knockout over Bethe Correia in Singapore. That led to a featherweight title shot in opposition to Cris Cyborg at UFC 219 in December of 2017. Sadly for “The Preacher’s Daughter,” she was defeated by means of unanimous selection. This earlier Summer season, Holm acquired once more throughout the win column with a victory over Megan Anderson. Now, she’ll return in opposition to Aspen Ladd at UFC 235.
The pay-per-view (PPV) goes down from the T-Cell Enviornment in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 2nd. Speaking to MMA Combating simply currently, Holm talked about presumably incomes a ladies’s bantamweight title various with a win over Ladd. Which implies she’d be standing all through the cage from 135-pound and 145-pound champion Amanda Nunes. If the wrestle occurred, Holm believes the wrestle would go down at 135 kilos:
“I believe that bantamweight might be the place we’d struggle, I believe that may be the case,” Holm talked about. “Who’s conscious of truly how the long term goes, nevertheless I positively suppose that bantamweight is what we’d wrestle at.
“I’ve been wanting to go to bantamweight for some time, however that doesn’t imply that I’m so targeted on it that I’m not open to different alternatives at ‘45. I’m simply taking every struggle because it comes. Aspen Ladd is at 135, in order that’s the place I’m going.”
What do you take into account Holm saying a attainable wrestle with Nunes would in all probability be at bantamweight?