The former Ufc and Wbc, Wba, Wbf, Iba boxing champion Holly Holm entered this fight with a professional mma record of 13-5-0 (62% ko/tko victory rate – she has never won via submission) and she is ranked as the No.2 women’s bantamweight in the world. She lost to Amanda Nunes last year (Amanda Nunes vs Holly Holm) but she came back to win against Raquel Pennington in January 2020 (Holly Holm vs Raquel Pennington 2).
Her opponent, Irene Aldana, has an official record of 12-5-0 (75% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. She was defeated by Raquel Pennington in July 2019 but then she has won over Vanessa Melo and Ketlen Vieira. Aldana vs Holm is the main event of the UFC on ESPN 16 (also known as UFC Fight Island 4). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on ESPN 16: Holm vs. Aldana
Where: Flash Forum, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)
UFC on ESPN 16 fight card (main fights):
Holly Holm vs Irene Aldana
Carlos Felipe vs Yorgan De Castro
Germaine de Randamie vs Julianna Pena
Carlos Condit vs Court McGee
Holm’s previous fight: Holly Holm vs Raquel Pennington 2
Aldana’s next fight: Irene Aldana vs Yana Kunitskaya
Holm’s next fight: Holly Holm vs Ketlen Vieira
Holm vs Aldana Fight Video:
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