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UFC 235: Holly Holm vs. Aspen Ladd added

The UFC confirmed today that former bantamweight champion Holly Holm (12-4-0) will face rising undefeated star Aspen Ladd (7-0-0) at UFC 235 in Las Vegas.

Holm, 37, has won two of her last three bouts. After losing to featherweight champion Cristiane Justino at UFC 219 in December 2017, she defeated former Invicta FC featherweight titleholder Megan Anderson by decision in a bantamweight bout at UFC 225 in June. Previous to both fights, she decisioned Bethe Correia at UFC Fight Night 111 in June 2017.

Ladd, 23, is coming off an impressive TKO win over former Invicta FC bantamweight champ Tonya Evinger at UFC 229 in October. She is 2-0-0 since debuting in October 2017.

UFC 235 is scheduled for March 2 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Current bouts include:

Ben Askren (18-0-0) vs. Robbie Lawler (28-12-0)

Stipe Miococ (18-3-0) vs. Stefan Struve (28-11-0)

Nick Diaz (26-9-0, 2NC) vs. Jorge Masvidal (32-13-0)

Jeremy Stephens (28-15-0) vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov (16-1-0)

Tecia Torres (10-3-0) vs. Weili Zhang (18-1-0)

Mickey Gall (5-1-0) vs. Diego Sanchez (28-11-0)

More bouts are expected to be announced.


Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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