A women’s featherweight title fight between former bantamweight champion Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie served as the main event of tonight’s UFC 208 event in Brooklyn.
Round one begins and de Randamie moves forward quickly and throws a right kick to the body. Holm throws a side kick that misses. She presses forward with a combination. Germaine responds with a leg kick. Holly replies with a hard low kick of her own. Holm is using a lot of movement here. Germaine lands a nice right hand. Holly charges forward with a combination but does not connect. A nice kick lands for Holly. Germaine replies with a right hand. Holly comes forward and lands a hard leg kick. She circles out and then charges forward but eats a left hand. Germaine follows that up with a right. Holly lands another hard leg kick. De Randamie fires back with a big right hand. Interesting that Holly hasn’t even fainted for a takedown attempt yet. One minute remains. Holly shoots in for a takedown. Germiane defends but Holly has her pressed against the cage. Holm is working on a single leg. She can’t get it. 10 seconds remains. Holm keeps Germaine pressed against the cage to close things out.