Holly Holm Net Worth 2021: How Much Is Holly Holm Worth Right Now?

Holly Holm’s net worth is not on par with some of her MMA contemporaries, but after knocking out Ronda Rousey, that all could change.
Holly Holm is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight division. She is the current UFC Bantamweight Champion. Holm is also a former professional boxer and kickboxer. She was a multiple-time world champion in boxing, defending her titles 18 times in three weight classes, and was a two-time Ring magazine fighter of the year (2005, 2006). Holm is the first person to win championships in both boxing and mixed martial arts. She is the consensus #1 female bantamweight fighter in the world. Fight Matrix also lists her as the #1 pound-for-pound female fighter in the world, while Sherdog lists her at #2, and ESPN at #3. Holm is the only female fighter to be listed in Sports Illustrated‘s mixed gender pound-for-pound ranking at #10. UFC fighter Jon Jones has called Holm the greatest female athlete in the history of combat sports.
Yet, despite all of her accolades, there is not much money in women’s mixed martial arts, so how much is Holly Holm’s net worth exactly?

Holly Holm Net Worth as of 2019: $4 Million

So how did Holly Holm accumulate her net worth? We take a look at her career.


2011

Holm made her mixed martial arts debut on March 4, 2011 against Christina Domke at an event promoted by her boxing promoter Lenny Fresquez. She co-headlined the card with Jackson’s Submission Fighting teammate Keith Jardine. Holm won the fight via TKO in the second round after her opponent was unable to continue due to leg kicks inflicted by Holm.
Holm made her mixed martial arts debut on March 4, 2011 against Christina Domke at an event promoted by her boxing promoter Lenny Fresquez. She co-headlined the card with Jackson’s Submission Fighting teammate Keith Jardine. Holm won the fight via TKO in the second round after her opponent was unable to continue due to leg kicks inflicted by Holm.
On December 2, 2011, Holm took on knockout artist Anne Sophie Mathis of France for the vacant IBF female and WBAN welterweight titles. Holm was badly beaten by the stronger Mathis without the referee interfering, even going into the canvas without a count. She finally lost by knockout in the 7th round, which would be dubbed the upset of the year in women’s boxing. The two rematched on June 15, 2012 for Mathis’s WBF female, IBF female, and WBAN welterweight titles. Holm took a unanimous decision win over Mathis, becoming the new champion and avenging her earlier KO loss.


2012 – 2013

In 2012, she married Jeff Kirkpatrick, who is also from Albuquerque.
On February 28, 2013, Holm made her Bellator MMA debut against Katie Merrill at Bellator 91 in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Holm won the bout via TKO in the second round.
Holm announced that she would retire from boxing after her May 11, 2013 boxing match against Mary McGee so that she can fully concentrate on her MMA career. The message came as a punctuation in the negotiations to arrange a title-battle between Holm and the Norwegian champion Cecilia Brækhus. Holm went on to defeat McGee via unanimous decision, for her boxing retirement bout.
On July 19, 2013, Holm faced Allanna Jones at Legacy Fighting Championship 21. She won the fight by head kick knockout in the second round.
Holm was expected to face Erica Paes at Legacy Fighting Championship 24 on October 11, 2013. However, Paes was removed from the card and Holm instead faced Nikki Knudsen. Holm won the fight via TKO due to a body kick and knees in round two
On December 6, 2013, Holm faced Angela Hayes at Fresquez Productions: Havoc. She won the fight via unanimous decision.


2014

On April 4, 2014, Holm faced Juliana Werner for the inaugural Legacy FC Women’s Bantamweight Championship. She won the bout and title via TKO in the fifth round due to a head kick and punches.
On July 10, 2014, it was announced that Holm had signed a multi-fight deal with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Later in an interview with MMA Junkie, Holm’s manager Lenny Fresquez disclosed that Holm’s contract is for five fights.
Holm was expected to make her debut at UFC 181 against Raquel Pennington. However, on November 13, it was announced that Holm was forced to pull out due to an undisclosed injury.The two fighters faced each other at UFC 184. Holm won the bout by split decision.


2015 – 2017

Holm faced Marion Reneau on July 15, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 71. Holm won the fight by unanimous decision.
In her highest profile MMA fight to date, Holm faced defending women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey before a record-setting crowd in the main event of UFC 193 on November 14, 2015. Despite being a massive betting underdog, Holm controlled a majority of the bout with her superior striking and defended all of Rousey’s takedowns. The second fighter to take Rousey past the first round (after Miesha Tate), she won the fight via knockout in the second with a head kick, ending Rousey’s undefeated streak and three-year reign as champion.
Holm was also awarded her first “Fight of the Night” and “Performance of the Night” bonus awards (totaling $100,000). By winning the title, she became the first person to win championships in both boxing and MMA. Following the bout, UFC fighter Jon Jones said he thought Holm was “already the G.O.A.T. (greatest of all time) of women’s combat sports”.


According to Money Nation, Holly Holm made $1.7 million for beating Ronda Rousey in UFC 193 on 11/14/2015. Holm earned $40,000 to show and $50,000 for winning the fight. She also received a $70,000 “performance of the night” bonus and $40,000 in Reebok sponsorship money.
Apart from prize money, Holm also took in an estimated $1.5 million in Pay-Per-View earnings for the night.
In 2015, her hometown, Albuquerque, New Mexico, proclaimed November “Holly Holm Month”.
Holm is one of several boxers photographed by artist Delilah Montoya and profiled in the publication Women Boxers : The New Warriors. Holm appears in the 2015 feature film Fight Valley.
After Holm’s huge upset of Rousey, she dropped her next three fights. Miesha Tate (2016), Valentina Shevchenko (2016), and Germaine de Randamie (2017) were all able to defeat her.


2018

MMAjunkie Holly Holm, the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion, was suspended for three months for medical issues.

2019

In upcoming UFC 235 held in Las Vegas, Holly Holm will face rising star Aspen Ladd who is a ‎Purple belt in ‎Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

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