Ideally, Holly Holm would have fought at least two times in 2021 and she’d already be staring at a title shot or possibly even have a UFC championship belt back around her waist.

None of that happened, however, after Holm suffered through a brutal year that saw her drop out of both of her scheduled bouts including a showdown against Julianna Pena back in May. After she tangled with hydronephrosis — a kidney affliction — earlier in the year, Holm then dealt with a knee injury that knocked her out of a featherweight fight against Norma Dumont in October. Read More