The undefeated Ufc women’s Bw champion and former Wbc, Wba, Wbf, Iba boxing champion Holly Holm entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 10-0-0 (70% ko/tko victory rate – she has never won via submission) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s bantamweight in the world. She fought three times last year beating Raquel Pennington (=Holm vs Pennington), Marion Reneau (=Holm vs Reneau) and Ronda Rousey (4-stars-fight, Rousey vs Holm).
Her opponent, the former Strikeforce women’s Bw champion Miesha Tate, has a record of 17-5-0 (53% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.4 in the same weight class. She lost two consecutive fights in 2013, against Cat Zingano (4-stars-fight, Tate vs Zingano) and Ronda Rousey (=Rousey vs Tate 2), but then she has won four consecutive bouts beating Sara McMann (=Tate vs McMann) and Jessica Eye in 2015 (=Tate vs Eye). Holm vs Tate is valid for the UFC women’s bantamweight title (Holm’s first defense); undercard of Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz – UFC 196. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 196: McGregor vs Diaz
Where: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)
Title: UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship
Holm’s previous fight: Ronda Rousey vs Holly Holm
Tate’s previous fight: Miesha Tate vs Jessica Eye
Tate’s next fight: Miesha Tate vs Amanda Nunes
Holm’s next fight: Holly Holm vs Valentina Shevchenko
(Free embeddable highlights video hosted on Youtube)