Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones believes his teammate and newly crowned women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is the greatest female fighter in combat sports history.
“Bones” posted on Facebook on Monday praising Holm as not only a great fighter, but also for her character and class.
“In my opinion Holly Holm is already the G.O.A.T. of women’s combat sports. She was considered the greatest female boxer to ever compete in the sport and now she has defeated the greatest female mixed martial arts fighter to date. Her accolades are absolutely unheard of, but that’s not what makes me such a fan of Holly. It’s the way she carries herself outside of the bright lights and the arenas,” wrote Jones.
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“I know the MMA community doesn’t really know Holly yet, so let me be the first to tell you. She is the most classy and down to earth athlete I’ve ever had the pleasure to be around. She is the long time pride of Albuquerque, New Mexico not only because the way she competes, but the way she treats each and every individual that has the opportunity ….View original article