Holly Rene Holm-Kirkpatrick alias Holly Holm is a mixed martial artist from America who participates in Ultimate Fighting Championship. In addition, she is an ex-professional boxer and kickboxer as well as ex- UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion. She remained multiple-time world winner in boxing who defended her awards 18 times in 3 weight classes, and a 2-time Ring magazine combatant of the year 2005 and 2006. She got the position of a second 2nd best female professional boxer of all time by BoxRec. She has an approximate net worth of $2 million.
Biography & Wiki
Holm was born on October 17, 1981, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She is having three elder siblings. Primarily, she belongs to Irish descendants. She took part in diving, swimming, and soccer during adolescence and teenage.
Holm, in 2000, graduated from Manzano High School. She attended the University of New Mexico for one year after her graduation.
Holm, in 2012, married to Jeff Kirkpatrick, who also belongs to Albuquerque.
Holm took part in several fights throughout her career. Famous artist Delilah Montoya photographed her and featured her in Warriors. In 2016, she also made her appearance in the feature film entitled Fight Valley.
Holm, in a small occasion, appeared for her mixed martial arts debut opposite to Christina Domke in 2011 and won the fight achieving Domke through TKO in the 2nd round.
Holm another time fought in an MMA match opposite to Strikeforce fighter Jan Finney in 2011 and beaten Finney passing through a 3rd-round TKO.
Holm, in 2014, made an agreement with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) for participating in 5 fights. She contested for title of featherweight opposite to Crys Cyborg in 2017,
Awards & Achievements
Holm brought home several awards throughout her career. She has won WBF Female World Light Welterweight Championship. In addition, she received 2012 Female Fighter of the Year award by World Boxing Federation.
Holm, in 2005, was awarded the title of Hottest Rising Star of the Year and also bagged the title of Most Improved Boxer of the Year in 2006 by Women Boxing Archive Network.
Holm made it to the IKF/Ringside 2001 USA National Amateur International Rules Welterweight Championship under International Kickboxing Federation. Furthermore, she was entitled to Breakthrough Fighter of the Year in 2015 under Legacy Fighting Championships.
Holm also made it to the IFBA World Light Middleweight Championship under International Female Boxers Association. In 2012, BadLeftHook.com awarded her with the Female Comeback Fighter of the Year award.
Net Worth of Holly Holm
Holm has a predictable net worth of $2 million. She has earned a major part of her wealth by massive contribution to boxing and mixed martial arts. Adding to it, she also appears in several promotional campaigns such as Bud light supporting UFC.
Holm is the first ever individual who won competitions in both mixed martial arts and boxing. She got 2nd rank as bantamweight competitor by the Ultimate Fighting Championship and 3rd rank as a fighter by Sherdog.