UFC’s Holm, 41, re-signs with new six-fight deal

Holly Holm‘s battle occupation is revealing no indicators of decreasing, as the previous mixed martial arts as well as boxing champ has actually authorized a brand-new six-fight handle UFC, her supervisor, Lenny Fresquez, told the Albuquerque Journal on Tuesday.

Holm, 41, is set up to encounter Yana Santos at UFC Battle Evening on Saturday in San Antonio. Holm (14-6) will certainly be aiming to protect her No. 3 position in UFC’s bantamweight department. Santos (14-6) is placed No. 6.

“[UFC] recognized Holly had great deals of choices around,” Fresquez informed the Journal. “She was really demanded as well as possibly can have gained even more cash somewhere else. They like Holly. They recognize she is among the faces of the UFC, as well as they desired her to remain.”

Holm is coming off a somewhat debatable split-decision loss to Ketlen Vieira in May. Before that battle, Holm was sworn in right into the International Boxing Hall of Popularity as well as went over a feasible go back to the expert boxing ring for the very first time considering that her retired life from the sporting activity in 2013. She preserved her emphasis got on mixed martial arts, nonetheless.

Considering That 2021, Holm has actually made simply one look in the Octagon because of injuries. She stays in title opinion in spite of the lack of exercise. 4 of her 6 losses in UFC have actually can be found in title battles.

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