Unfortunately and fortunately, Holly Holm will always be remembered as the ‘girl who knocked out Ronda Rousey’.

For the rest of her career she will be asked in interviews about the fight at UFC193 in November 2015.

All the media attention surrounding the fight has been about Rousey, so we have focused on Holm instead.

Here’s 10 facts about the new Bantamweight Champion, you most probably didn’t know already.


10. Boxing Background


Like her last opponent, Holm had a very successful career in boxing before she switched to the MMA cage.

Her titles include a Junior Welterweight, Welterweight and World Light Welterweight Championship.

In 2013, Holm was inducted into the New Mexico Boxing Hall of Fame.