About Holly Holm
It has been claimed that the current estimate of Holly Holm net worth is as high as 1 million dollars, which she has accumulated mostly because of her career in sports. She is a mixed martial artist. Holly Holm is appearing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Holly Holm held the title of the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion. Before she focused on her career as a mixed martial artist, which has served as the main source of increasing the current amount of Holly Holm net worth, she was a kickboxer and boxer.
In boxing, she has won many titles. In 2005 as well as 2006, Holly Holm got the title of the Fighter of the Year, which was given to her by Ring magazine. As a mixed martial artist, Holly Holm became especially known when she won UFC 193. She earned her bantamweight title there and beat Ronda Rousey, giving her her first loss in her career. In fact, some people consider this event the biggest upset in the history of mixed martial arts. Thus, winning has made her even more known and increased the current size of Holly Holm net worth.
Holly Holm became the first fighter who became a champion in both mixed martial arts and boxing.
In 2016, the Ultimate Fighting Championship listed her as the fourth female bantamweight contender. Also, in the same year, Sherdog ranked her as the second fighter. Moreover, the latter publication ranked her as the third pound-for-pound female fighter. In the same division, Holly Holm was listed as seventh by Fight Matrix.
In addition to her career as a mixed martial artist, Holly Holm is an actress and this career has also added up to the current sum of Holly Holm net worth. In 2016, she had a role in the feature film called “Fight Valley”.
She was born in 1981 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She was raised with her two older siblings in Bosque Farms. Her mother is a massage therapist, whereas her father is a preacher. From there, she got her nickname of the Preacher’s Daughter. When she was little, Holly Holm enjoyed sports. She played soccer and also was active in swimming, diving and gymnastics. Before she became a graduate of Manzano High School, her parents divorced. Then, she entered the University of New Mexico, where she spent one year. Although her parents are divorced, Holly Holm has a close relationship with them as well as with her siblings. She and her father are working in the same real estate company. Moreover, her father has never missed any fights in which she has appeared. In 2012, Holly Holm got married to Jeff Kirkpatrick.
Her career started when she began attending aerobics lessons. She soon switched to kickboxing. Her talents were noticed by Mike Winkeljohn, who became her coach. In 2001, Holly Holm became a title winner in the International Rules Adult Women’s Welterweight Division at the International Kickboxing Federation USA National Amateur Championship Tournament, which took place in Kansas City, Missouri. In the event, she fought two bouts.