UFC 193 Preview: Rousey vs. Holm By the Numbers

Ronda Rousey, left, will square off against Holly Holm in a women's bantamweight championship fight on Saturday, Nov. 14 in Melbourne, Australia. Both fighters come in with undefeated records.
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Women’s Bantamweight Championship

Who: (C) Ronda Rousey (12-0) vs. No. 7 Holly Holm (9-0)

When: Saturday at 7 p.m.

Where: Stadium in Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

How: Live on pay-per-view

The Rousey File

“Rowdy” Ronda Rousey

UFC women’s bantamweight champion

Age: 28

Height: 5’7”

Weight: 135

Record: 12-0 (nine submissions, three knockouts)

UFC record: 6-0 (three submissions, three knockouts)

Opponents’ combined record: 119-41 (18-12, one no contest in UFC)

Main camp: Glendale Fighting Club

-Won two ESPYs, has appeared in multiple blockbuster movies, released an autobiography and is widely considered the most popular UFC fighter and one of the most famous athletes in the world

-Fourth-ranked UFC pound-for-pound fighter

-First and only UFC women’s 135-pound champion

-Fought and won first-ever UFC women’s fight

-Last Strikeforce 135-pound champion

-2008 U.S. Olympic bronze medalist in judo, becoming first American woman to medal in the sport

-Has finished nine of 12 bouts in the first round and eight inside a minute.

-Defending title for fourth time against an undefeated opponent.

The Holm File

“The Preacher’s Daughter” Holly Holm

Age: 34

Height: 5’8”

Weight: 135

Record: 9-0 (six knockouts, three decisions)

UFC record: 2-0 (two decisions)

Opponents’ combined record: 43-42 (5-3 in UFC)

Main camp: Jackson-Wink MMA

-Seventh-ranked UFC women’s bantamweight

-Posted a 33-2-3 career boxing record with nine wins via KO and both losses by KO

-Two-time ‘The Ring’ Female Fighter of the Year (2005, 2006)

-Held numerous world boxing titles from 140-154 pounds in super lightweight and welterweight classes

-Posted a 2-1 kickboxing record with all bouts decided by KO


Grant Gordon,

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