Holly Holm will look to turn the mixed martial arts (MMA) world upside down with a massive upset in the five-round main event of tonight’s (Sat., Nov. 14, 2015) UFC 193 pay-per-view (PPV) extravaganza, which takes place inside Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
She just has to run through Ronda Rousey to do it.
Both champion and challenger are undefeated heading into the land “Down Under,” but Rousey (12-0) faced stiffer competition inside the Octagon, finished her opponents in more dominating fashion, and has a ground game that is without equal.
Holm (9-0), meanwhile, was a championship boxer.
Whether that’s good enough to thwart “Rowdy” — who’s done some knocking out of her own — remains to be seen, but the promotion is hoping the threat of an upset, or even just a competitive fight, will be enough to convince 60,000 fans to buy tickets.
We shall see.
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