Holly Holm Bio

(MMA Fighter)

Relationship Statistics of Holly Holm

What is Holly Holm marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Divorce
Is Holly Holm having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Holly Holm lesbian ?: No

More about the relationship

Holly Holm is currently single.

Previously, she was married. Her ex-husband’s name is Jeff Kirkpatrick. He is a businessman from Albuquerque, Holm’s hometown and the couple met while in college. They dated for several years before exchanging wedding vows on 27 April 2012.

In January 2019, it was reported that the couple had been living separately since March, and Holly had filed for divorce. The reason for their divorce was the “incompatibility because of discord and conflict of personalities”.

Since her divorce with Jeff, she has not been involved in a relationship with anyone.

Who is Holly Holm?

Holly Holm is an American MMA fighter who currently competes in the UFC. Previously, she was a multiple-time world champion in Boxing. She was also the UFC Bantamweight champion making her the only fighter to hold a UFC and world boxing title.

Holly Holm: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Childhood, Ethnicity

Holly Holm was born as Holly Rene Holm in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on October 17, 1981. As of 2020, her age is 38. She was born to parents Roger (father) and Tammy (mother). Her father is a Church of Christ preacher because of which she later got her famous nickname, ‘The Preacher’s Daughter’. Her mother, on the other hand, is a massage therapist. The couple divorced before she graduated from high school.

She has two older brothers, Brian and Weston. As a kid, she liked gymnastics, swimming, and diving.  Her ethnicity is Irish, American.

Education: School/College, University

Talking about her educational qualifications, she graduated in 2000 from Manzano High School. Following that, she joined the University of New Mexico but left after a year.

Holly Holm: Professional Life, Career

Amateur Kickboxing Career, Boxing

It was her cardio-kickboxing trainer, Mike Winkeljohn who recognized her potential as a fighter. After an amateur kickboxing record of 6–0–2, she turned to Boxing and made her debut in January 2002. Her boxing record is 33-2-3. As a boxer, she won both the WBF Female World Light Welterweight and the World Welterweight Titles. She is an 18-time world champion.

After a loss on December 2, 2011, she fought Anne Sophie Mathis again on June 15, 2012, for the WBF female, WBAN welterweight, and IBA female titles. Holm won by unanimous decision.

UFC

On July 10, 2014, Holmes signed a UFC contract of five fights. Five days later, on July 15, 2015, she marked her debut UFC fight with a win over Marion Reneau.

On November 14, 2015, Holly faced the reigning UFC women’s bantamweight champion and legend, Ronda Rousey. She entered the fight as a massive underdog as Rousey had the reputation of being the best UFC Woman fighter of all-time. However, against the odds, she knocked out Rousey in the second round with a high kick ending her undefeated streak and three-year reign as the UFC champion.

In her first fight after being crowned the champion, she lost to Miesha Tate in the fifth round at UFC 196. On February 11, 2017, Holly faced Germaine de Randamie at UFC 208 for the women’s featherweight championship. Unfortunately, she lost via unanimous decision.

On July 6, 2019, she faced Amanda Nunes for the Women’s bantamweight championship but lost via technical knockout in round one. on January 18, 2020, at UFC 246, she faced Raquel Pennington and won via unanimous decision.

Holly Holm: Net Worth, Salary

Holly Holm has an estimated net worth of around $4 million. Her main source of income is the UFC and her endorsements. She does not have a fixed salary as she makes money per fight. The amount of money she takes home per fight is also not fixed as it depends on the opponent, the demand for the fight, broadcasting, etc.

She started with a paycheque of $50k per fight including the winning bonus. Later, her pay started increasing. Her fight with Ronda Rousey was a long-awaited one and she pocketed a sum of $250k for that fight alone.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Holm stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches. Her weight is 61 kg. Her body measurements for breasts, waist, and hips are 36-28-35. She wears a bra size of 34 B and a shoe size of 8 (US). In addition, she has blonde hair and green eyes.

UFC 208 Controversy

On February 11, 2017, Holly faced Germaine de Randamie at UFC 208 for the women’s featherweight championship. Unfortunately, she lost via unanimous decision. The result was hugely controversial because, at the end of the second and third rounds, Germaine continued to throw punches after the round ended but the referee did not deduct her points. This affected the result and she lost.

In the post-match interview, she claimed that it was intentional of her opponent. The majority of UFC fans also agreed and she appealed to the New York State Athletic Commission to review the decisions and determine an “appropriate result.” However, on February 28, the commission denied the appeal.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Holly is active on social media sites. She has around 393.6k followers on Twitter and around 2.1 million followers on Instagram. Similarly, her Facebook account has around 2 million followers on Facebook.

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