Holly Holm Rematches Raquel Pennington At UFC 246 Card On January 18

Holly Holm Rematches Raquel Pennington At UFC 246 Card On January 18

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Former UFC Champion Holly Holm will be returning into the octagon against Raquel Pennington in a women’s bantamweight bout that is scheduled to take place on UFC 246 card, January 18th at the prestigious T-Mobile Arena, Live on ESPN pay-per-view.

The Rematch between Holm (12-5 MMA, 5-5 UFC) and Pennington (10-7 MMA, 7-4 UFC) was initially scheduled for UFC 243 in October but was canseled, as Holm pulled out due to a Hamstring Injury.

The news was confirmed by numerous trusted sources, though not confirmed by UFC. The fight will be officially announced in the coming days.


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Holly Holm will be returning to the Octagon for the first time, since failing to regain the UFC bantamweight title against Amanda Nunes back in Match at UFC 239. Despite questions from Dana White on what she has to offer the division, the 38 year old maintains that she still has a lot to offer.
Raquel Pennington will be hoping to set the records straight in the rematch of their fight in February 2015, when she lost a split decision while welcoming Holm to the MMA Banner. Pennington returned to winning ways after defeating Irene Aldana in Her last outing, snapping a two fight losing streak that includes losses to Amanda Nunes and Germaine de Randamie.

UFC 246 Fight Card
Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone
Maycee Barber vs. Roxanne Modafferi
Drew Dober vs. Nasrat Haqparast
Grant Dawson vs. Chas Skelly
Maurice Greene vs. Aleksei Oleinik
Claudia Gadelha vs. Alexa Grasso
Andre Fili vs. Sodiq Yusuff
Diego Ferreira vs. Anthony Pettis
Askar Askarov vs. Tim Elliott
Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington

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