PRESS RELEASE – Clash in the Cage is full of the combative skills of New Mexico’s own MMA fighters. Friday, September 9th will be an outstanding fight night at the Legends Theater at the Route 66 Casino Hotel. Fresquez Productions and Route 66 Casino present:
Six-time World Champion Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm takes on Strikeforce veteran Jan “Cuddles” Finney and Travis “T-Train” Marx prepares to mix it up with Mikey “Burque Bulldog” Lovato.
Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm, the World’s best Pound for Pound Boxing Champion
Holm (1-0 MMA) made her presence known to the MMA world on March 4th, 2011 with speed and strength in the cage. Christina Domke 4-2 (Wisconsin’s top female fighter) experienced her second career loss by way of TKO in the 2nd round due to Holm’s kicks and strikes. Holm hasn’t wasted any time, returning back to the gym and continuing her vigorous training regimen. In June of this year, Holm (30-1-3 boxing) returned to the boxing ring with another successful victory over Victoria Cisneros. Now, on September 9th Holm returns to the MMA cage to face the challenge of Jan “Cuddles” Finney. Finney brings cage experience as a professional mixed martial artist as well as a well-known reputation for taking on the toughest opponents in woman’s MMA. It is clear Holm doesn’t take any opponent lightly, whether in the ring or the cage, so get ready to watch her punches and kicks come FAST and HARD. Holly Holm is ready to fight.
Jan “Cuddles” Finney, Strikeforce Veteran
Finney (8-9) is from Springfield, Ohio. Finney brings to the “Clash in the Cage” card experience and is known for taking on the best of the best in the division. Finney is a well-established fighter in the MMA industry. She has 17 fights to her credit, has been fighting for over 7 years. Finney began her professional MMA career in November 2004 at the HOOKnSHOOT – Evolution card, defeating Rikki Burnett by unanimous decision. She has fought the elite in the female 135-145 lbs divisions. These battles include Shayna Baszler, Julie Kedzie, Miesha Tate, Erin Toughill, Adrienna Jenkins, Liz Carmouche, and Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos – the current Strikeforce Featherweight Champion.
Holly’s work and training ethic are unmatched. Will Finney’s experience prepare her for Holm’s power, speed, and technique?
**Rankings info supplied by the Unified Women’s MMA Rankings.