UFC 184: Holly Holm’s Happy to be on New, MMA Path
By FCF Staff
Holly Holm has been placed in co-headlining status tomorrow night at UFC 184, due to the fact she is widely considered to be one of the sport’s most promising bantamweights. Not only has Holm gone 7-0 to date in MMA action, but the 33 year-old holds a resume that is packed with boxing championships.
While Holm was one of boxing’s top competitors for some time, the vaunted striker has already noticed that her MMA career is what she’s best known for now. In a recent interview with UFC.com, the Albuquerque and Jackson-Wink MMA fighter relayed:
“I was just talking about that with some of my friends,” Holm said. “We were Googling something and all these highlights came up and it’s all my kicks and my MMA fights, and there’s nothing to do with boxing. This is when you know that the path has changed, and I just want to make the most of this direction. Maybe it’s good for me because I can really focus on where we’re at now and not live in the past and be content with it. I want to still be getting better and driving to be better. I’m in a whole new game here. I have so much to learn and I don’t want to be content with ‘well, I made it one time.’ I want to keep pushing to do more.”
On Saturday, Holm will make her UFC debut against Raquel Pennington (5-4), who is coming off a choke-out victory over Ashlee Evans-Smith in December.
UFC 184 will be hosted by the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.