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After a boxing title match with Cecilia Braekhus fell through last month, Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm wasted no time finding a new fight. Holm (2-0-0 in MMA, 2 by KO/TKO) will have her third MMA bout against Katie Merrill (1-0-0, 1 by submission) tomorrow night, Thursday, February 8th at Bellator’s MMA event, held at the Santa Ana Star Casino in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.
The women’s bantamweight match starts at 8PM ET/5 PM PT, and will be the feature event of the webcast, after which the coverage will switch to Spike TV.
A native of Albuquerque, Holm is a 14 time, three division, boxing champion and is widely considered to be the best female boxer in the world. Holm is promoted by Fresquez Productions, and fights for Team Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA, where she is managed and trained by John Winkeljohn. Look for UFC star Jon Jones working her corner.
To watch the fight live online, visit www.bellator.com and click on Holly’s picture.
For more information about Holly Holm, visit www.fresquezproductions.com.