Report: Holly Holm Faces Megan Anderson At UFC 225


A women’s featherweight division affair has been added to UFC 225 according to the Chicago Tribune as #1 (WBW) Holly Holm is in action against Megan Anderson.

Holm (11-4-0) has won just one of her last five under the UFC banner, with that lone win coming over Bethe Correia at UFC Fight Night Singapore. Holm is a former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, defeating Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 to claim the gold. Holm has challenged for the UFC Women’s Featherweight Title twice before, losing to Germaine De Randamie at UFC 208 and then to Cyborg at UFC 219.

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Anderson (8-2-0) is going to be making her UFC debut in this fight and does so on the strength of a four fight winning streak. Anderson is the current Invicta FC Featherweight Champion, defeating Charmaine Tweet at Invicta FC 21 to win the strap. Anderson hasn’t fought in well over a year, as her last bout at Invicta Fighting Championships 21 came in January of 2017.

UFC 225 takes place on Saturday, June 9 from the United Center in Chicago, Illinois with Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.

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