Holm – Pennington 2, take 2 set for UFC 246

The rematch between Holly Holm & Raquel Pennington has been set for UFC 246.

The two had been scheduled to fight at UFC 243. That was cancelled when Holm withdrew with a torn hamstring.

UFC 246 will take place January 18th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Holm looks to rebound from a failed attempt to regain the UFC women’s bantamweight champion from Amanda Nunes, at UFC 239. The former multiple time boxing world champion, who trains out of Jacksonwink MMA has two-thirds of her wins by knockout.

Pennington an alum of TUF 18 has 75% of her stoppage wins by submission.  The fighter nicknamed “Rocky” picked up a split decision win over Irene Aldana in her last outing in July.

  • Welterweight Bout: Conor McGregor (21-4) vs. Donald Cerrone (36-13)
  • Lightweight Bout: Anthony Pettis (22-9) vs. Diego Ferreira (16-2)
  • Women’s Bantamweight Bout: Holly Holm (12-5) vs. Raquel Pennington (10-7)
  • Lightweight Bout: Nasart Haqparast (11-2) vs. Drew Dober (21-9)
  • Featherweight Bout: Chas Skelly (18-4) vs. Grant Dawson (14-1)
  • Women’s Flyweight Bout: Maycee Barber (8-0) vs. Roxanne Modafferi (23-16)
  • Heavyweight Bout: Alexey Oleninik (57-13-1) vs. Maurice Greene (8-3)
  • Women’s Strawweight Bout: Claudia Gadelha vs. Alexa Grasso (11-3)
  • Featherweight Bout: Andre Fili (20-6) vs. Sodiq Yusuff (10-1)
  • Flyweight Bout: Tim Elliott (15-9-1) vs. Askar Askarov (10-0-1)

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