Holly Holm, also known as ‘The Preacher’s Daughter,’ is a former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion who competes in the UFC. Besides, she is a former professional boxer and kickboxer. She is the one who gave Ronda Rousey her first loss in the sport at UFC 193 in November 2015. She is ranked in number 2 in the official UFC bantamweight rankings, as of July 1, 2019.
|Birth Name||Holly Rene Holm|
|Birth Date||October 17, 1981|
|Birthplace||Albuquerque, New Mexico|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|
|Parents||Roger and Tammy Holm|
|Siblings||Brian and Weston Holm|
|Net Worth||$4 Million|
Holly Holm Net Worth: $4 Million
Holly had a keen interest in the fighting sports, so she trained in kickboxing as an amateur. Mike Winkeljohn discovered her talent and determination, and he decided to teach her to become a professional kickboxer.
Mike’s hard work paid off soon as Holly won her first championship in the year 2001 at the International Rules Adult Women’s Welterweight Division at the International Kickboxing Federation (IKF). Her professional career has seen many victories that came along the way of the “preachers kid.” From kickboxing to boxing, she was named the “Ring Magazine Female Fighter of the Year” in 2005 and 2006.
Holly was the welterweight champion in June 2008. She was the champion of the world in different weight categories for 18 certain times. She is recognized in New Mexico Boxing Hall of Fame, having been named the boxer of the year for five times consecutively. On 20 March 2019, she signed a new six-fight contract with the UFC.
Her net worth dwells around $4 million.
Holly Holm Husband: Jeff Kirkpatrick
Holly is happily married to her husband, Jeff Kirkpatrick. She tied the knot with Jeff in Cancun in 2012. Her husband, Jeff, attended the same university with Holly, and he graduated with a degree in accounting and finance. He works profitably with an auction firm and loves his wife for what she does.
Holly’s husband, Jeff, is from Albuquerque, New Mexico. He runs a roofing company in Albuquerque together with his sister.
Holly and her husband have yet to welcome a child in their family. For now, she has her focus set on her fighting career rather than giving birth and parenting a child.
Short Wiki-like Bio
Holly Holm was born in 1981 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to her parents – Roger and Tammy Holm. She celebrates her birthday on 17 October, which makes her age 37. Her father was a Christ preacher, whereas her mother was a massage therapist. She is the youngest of the three siblings. She grew up with her elder brothers, Brian and Weston Holm, in Bosque Farms.
Holly went to Manzano High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico where she graduated in the year 2000. She played soccer and participated in gymnastics, swimming as well as diving. She attended the University of New Mexico and studied there briefly for one year.
Holly has a decent height of 5 feet 8 inches. She weighs about 65 kg or 144 lb.