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UFC 243 in Australia: Holly Holm returns to face Raquel Pennington

UFC 243 in Australia: Holly Holm returns to face Raquel Pennington

Former King Bantamweight Holly Holm announced her return to UFC 243 in Australia.

Recently, ESPN has confirmed that Holly Holm will face Raquel Pennington at UFC 243 in the Pay-per-view (PPV) presentation format in Melbourne, Australia.

The event will take place at Marvel Stadium. ESPN also confirmed the Middleweight uniform unity match between Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya will also take place at the event.

In November 2015 Holly Holm made her mark in the world of martial arts world when she knocked out Knock out Ronda Rousey in the second half. Holm was the first female fighter to defeat Ronda on the ring. However, after the overwhelming victory, Holly Holm is now struggling to With the defeat to Amanda Nunes in the first half at the UFC 239 event, the 37-year-old female boxer has now lost 5 matches in her last 7 games.

Now, Holm will return to Melbourne, where she has a surprise victory over Ronda Rousey to confront Pennington. Raquel Len "Rocky" Pennington "also lost to Amanda Nunes in the Bantamweight match, her most recent victory against Irene Aldana on July 20. The confrontation between her and Holm will be the rematch of the two after first competing in February 2015.

Raquel Pennington was Holly Holm's first rival when she just started playing at the UFC. The first match between the two had a very close result but Holm won by the judge's decision. This is a very desirable match because after 4 years, the skills of both female martial artists have changed a lot, and so the results are difficult to predict.

Fight card of UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya on October 6th, 2019 held at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia currently including the following matches:

Robert Whittaker vs Israel Adesanya

Justin Tafa vs Yorgan De Castro

Luke Jumeau vs Dhiego Lima

Holly Holm vs Raquel Pennington