Holly Holm is taken into account among the many finest feminine boxers of all time and she or he developed a vicious head kick in MMA, one which topped her as UFC girls’s bantamweight champion towards Ronda Rousey. Holm took a unique route at UFC Fight Night on Saturday by displaying the evolution of her grappling towards Yana Santos in a decisive resolution victory.
Holm leaned closely on her wrestling and high management in a dominant efficiency towards Santos (previously Kunitskya) in Saturday’s co-main occasion. Holm grounded Santos within the late moments of Round 1 and returned to the properly within the second and third frames. Holm appeared to have the combat wrapped by trapping Santos in a crucifix and unloading with strikes within the second spherical, however Santos wiggled free simply within the nick of time.
Holm threatened a rear-naked choke in Round 3, however her first profession submission in the end eluded her. Nevertheless, Holm swept Santos on the scorecards and even earned a 30-26 on one decide’s tally whereas the others each went 30-27.
“I need to have the ability to adapt wherever the combat is,” Holm instructed UFC commentator Michael Bisping post-fight. “I simply have to hold working onerous. Keep working onerous.”
Holm, 41, recovered from a break up resolution loss to Ketlen Vieira in May 2022 and improved to 15-6 total. She has gained three of her final 4 fights and stays one of many high contenders within the UFC girls’s bantamweight champion.
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