Holly Holm was inducted into the New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO: Holly Holm (14-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC) is now officially a member of the New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame.

Holm’s induction ceremony was postponed due to the global pandemic. Holm is now part of the 2019 class and is one of the most decorated combat sports athletes from the state of New Mexico.

Holm is the former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, and a former professional boxer and kickboxer. She was a multiple-time world champion in boxing, defending her titles 18 times in three weight classes. According to BoxRec, she is the tenth-best female professional boxer of all time. As of July 8, 2019, she is ranked #3 in the official UFC bantamweight rankings.

Holm posted some pictures on her IG (@hollyholm):

Tonight I was inducted into the New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame. I am honored and humbled. I truly appreciate everyone who has supported me in my journey thus far. My family, friends, coaches, manager, teammates and of course all of my fans. Thank you for believing in me in this journey and taking this ride with me. I am only more motivated to keep pushing to succeed and strive for greatness. I want to continue to make you all proud of me. It is impossible to put in words how much love I feel everyday. Here’s to aiming high. I am still striving to be the best I can be. Thank you to my team! Thank you to my fans! Thank you to my city! Thank you to my state! ❤️

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Check out Hollys Honors straight from the NM Sports Hall of Fame website:

· Boxing
• Overall
o 16 title defenses won at three different weight classes
• World Boxing Federation
o WBF Female World Light Welterweight Championship (One time)
o WBF Female World Welterweight Championship (One time)
o 2012 Female Fighter of the Year
o 2012 Female Fight of the Year vs. Anne Sophie Mathis on June 15
• Women Boxing Archive Network
o WBAN World Welterweight Championship (One time)
o WBAN World Junior Welterweight Championship (One time)
o WBAN World Junior Middleweight Championship (One time; First)
o 2012 Biggest Comeback of the Year
o 2011 Fight of the Year vs. Anne Sophie Mathison December 2
o 2010 Fighter of the Year
o 2009 Most Accomplished of the Year
o 2008 Highest Achievements of the Year
o 2007 Fighter of the Year
o 2007 Most Improved Boxer of the Year
o 2006 Most Improved Boxer of the Year
o 2005 Hottest Rising Star of the Year
o 2005 Upset of the Year vs. Christy Martinon September 16
• World Boxing Council
o WBCFemale World Welterweight Championship (One time)
o NABFFemale Light Welterweight Championship (One time)
• Global Boxing Union
o GBU World Welterweight Championship (One time)
• Women’s International Boxing Association
o WIBAWorld Light Welterweight Championship (One time)
o WIBAWorld Welterweight Championship (One time)
• International Female Boxers Association
o IFBA World Welterweight Championship (One time)
o IFBA World Light Middleweight Championship (One time)
o 2006 Fighter of the Year
• World Boxing Association
o WBAFemale World Welterweight Championship (One time; First)
• International Boxing Association
o IBAFemale World Welterweight Championship (Three times)
o IBAFemale World Light Welterweight Championship (Three times; First)[103][104][105]
 2012 Female Comeback Fighter of the Year
• BoxRec
o Highest ranked female boxer in automated all-time pound-for-pound rankings at the time of her retirement from boxing. By the time of winning her UFC championship she dropped to #2 in pound-for-pound rankings but still was #1 in welterweight
• The Ring
o 2005 Female Fighter of the Year
o 2006 Female Fighter of the Year
• New Mexico Boxing
o 2013 Hall of Fame Inductee
o 2010 Fighter of the Year
o 2009 Fighter of the Year
o 2008 Fighter of the Year
o 2007 Fighter of the Year
o 2006 Fighter of the Year
o 2005 Fighter of the Year
• Kickboxing
• International Kickboxing Federation
o IKF/Ringside 2001 USA National Amateur International Rules Welterweight Championship
o IKF/Ringside 2001 Central Mountain Regional Amateur International Rules Welterweight Tournament Winner
·Mixed martial arts

• Ultimate Fighting Championship
o UFC Bantamweight Championship(One time)
o Fight of the Night(Two times) vs. Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg
o Performance of the Night(Two times) vs. Ronda Rousey and Bethe Correia
o 2015 Upset of the Year vs. Ronda Rousey
o 2015 Knockout of the Year vs. Ronda Rousey
o 2015 Newcomer of the Year
• 2015 New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame Pro Athlete of the Year
• Legacy Fighting Championships
o Legacy FC Women’s Bantamweight Championship (One time; first)
• ESPN
o 2015 Knockout of the Year vs. Ronda Rouseyon November 15
• Sherdog
o 2015 Upset of the Year vs. Ronda Rouseyon November 15
o 2015 Breakthrough Fighter of the Year
o 2015 All-Violence Third Team
o 2015 Knockout of the Year vs. Ronda Rousey on November 15
 2015 Upset of the Year vs. Ronda Rousey
 2015 Knockout of the Year vs. Ronda Rousey
 2015 November Knockout of the Month vs. Ronda Rousey
• Bleacher Report
o 2015 Biggest Moment: Holly Holm Knocks out Ronda Rouseyon November 15
o 2015 Knockout of the Year vs. Ronda Rouseyon November 15
o 2013 WMMA Knockout of the Year vs. Allanna Jones on July 19
• Inside MMA
o 2015 Female Fighter of the Year Bazzie Award
o 2015 Knockout of the Year Bazzie Award vs. Ronda Rouseyon November 15
o 2013 Rising Star of the Year Bazzie Award
• World MMA Awards
o 2015 Female Fighter of the Year
o 2015 Breakthrough Fighter of the Year
o 2015 Knockout of the Year vs. Ronda Rouseyon November 15, 2015
o 2015 Upset of the Year vs. Ronda Rouseyon November 15, 2015
• ESPY Awards (2016)
• Upset of the Year vs. Ronda Rouseyon November 15, 2015
• 2005 Albuquerque Sports Hall of Fame Female Athlete of the Year
• 2015 New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame Pro Athlete of the Year

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