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Holly Holm

Holm: Albuquerque, You Made This Possible!

Dec 8, 2015
Rita Daniels

Thousands of people took to the streets of Albuquerque Sunday to welcome Holly Holm home as the newest victor in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s women’s bantamweight division.

Fans Welcome Home UFC Champion Holly Holm

Dec 7, 2015
Rita Daniels

Albuquerque native Holly Holm is the newest women’s bantamweight champion in professional mixed martial arts fighting. She was showered with love Sunday afternoon when thousands of her fans welcomed her home for the first time after she won the title last month.

New Mexico PBS

Megan Kamerick spoke with Holly Holm in April 2014 about her career in boxing then in mixed martial arts. Holm caused a major upset on November 14 when she knocked out Ronda Rousey in the second round with a kick to the head to take the UFC bantam weight championship.

You can see the whole interview from New Mexico in Focus online here.