Former bantamweight winner Holly Holm returns to the Octagon at UFC 235, where she’ll face fast-rising star Aspen Ladd.
Though UFC 235, that occurs on March 2 in nevada , is currently without a headliner, the struggle card is filling fast with UFC officials announcing Holm vs. Ladd on Friday.
Holm (12-4) has lost her forays at featherweight, but is one of the very accomplished fighters in the UFC women’s bantamweight division. With a list of 5-2 when fighting at 135 pounds, Holm was the very first woman to conquer Ronda Rousey, asserting UFC gold in the approach.
Holm’s just two reductions in the division managed to fellow former winner Miesha Tate and current UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko.
Ladd should be an intriguing test for Holm, 3-7, as she enters the twilight years of her career.
Just 2-3 decades of age, Ladd is currently at 7-0 and already has a resume which includes victories over UFC veterans Tonya Evinger, Li-Na Lansberg, Sijara Eubanks, along with Amanda Cooper.
Holm, additionally being a multi-time boxing world winner before she entered the Octagon, will be one of the most accomplished fighter which Ladd has faced. A success over her could certainly send a message to the UFC women’s bantamweight division that Ladd has came.