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Holly Holm Record And MMA History: Know More About The Only Opponent To Beat Ronda Rousey

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Holly?Holm?knocked?out?Ronda?Rousey?in?UFC?193?to?become?the?new?Women?s?Bantamweight?Champion.
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Holly?Holm?s?path?to?career?in?boxing?and?kickboxing?began?with?aerobics?classes?and?when?her?kickboxing?instructor?Jackson?Winkeljohn?saw?her?potential?and?began?training?her?as?a?fighter .?Holly?Holm?s?first?competed?in?National?Amateur?Championship?Tournament?held?at?Kansas?City?in?2001?at?age?of?20.?She?won?the?first?round?in?just?34?seconds?and?unanimous?decision?favoring?in?second?and?final?round?let?her?claim?title?in?adult?Women?s?Welterweight?division.?Her?amateur?kicking?boxing?record?stood?at?6-0-2.
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Holly?Holm?made?her?mixed?martials?arts?debut?in?March?2011?against?Christina?Domke?and?won?the?fight.?The?very?same?year?she?won?yet?again?in?MMA?fight?with?Jan?Finney?where?she?beat?her?in?her?third?round.?In?2013?she?announced?her?retirement?from?boxing?to?focus?more?on?her?MMA?career.?She?had?debuted?in?Bellator?MMA?earlier?that?year?and?won.?She?won?against?Allana?Jones?in?Legacy?Fighting?Championship?21.
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Holly?Holm?joined?the?Ultimate?Fighting?Championship?in?July?2014?when?she?signed?a?five?year?contract?deal?with?them?after?a?impressive?7-0?MMA?career.She?was?expected?to?fight?in?UFC?181?against?Raquel?Pennington?but?was?forced?to?pull?out?due?to?injury. According to RollingStone she?later?took?against?her?in?UFC?184?and?won?the?title?by?a?split?decision.
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Holly?Holm?claimed?the?title?of?Women?s?Bantamweight?Champion?by?knocking?out?once?invincible?Ronda?Rousey?by?a?head?kick?in?a?match?that?lasted?five?minutes?and?59?seconds. ?Though considered as an underdog Holm’s proved to be a tough challenger. ?Holly Holm dominated the first round by hitting a straight punch at Rousey giving her bloody nose and mouth. In the second round she stunned Rousey in a scramble and knocked her out with a high left kick to her head. This was the first ever loss for Ronda Rousey. The link to video of the fight is here.

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