Holm turned down UFC’s first offer

Friday, December 06, 2013

Holly Holm is one of the women’s bantamweight division’s best prospects. As a former professional boxer, and currently undefeated in mixed martial arts, Holm has already received an offer from the UFC. However, as her boxing coach Mike Winklejohn explained, it wasn’t right at the moment but he’s confident Holm will transition to the UFC soon:

As Holly Holm looks to extend her professional MMA record to 6-0 Friday night, the question remains just how far “The Preacher’s Daughter” is from fighting in the UFC.

According to her long-time coach Mike Winkeljohn, the UFC has already offered her a deal.

“We have talked to the UFC a few times already,” Winkeljohn told MMAFighting.com. “We’re just a little far apart on making the deal. We’re just waiting for the UFC to make the right deal, and we’re ready to go.”

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