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5 Holly Holm Quotes That Would Make You Love Her More

 

On beating Ronda Rousey

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 15: (R-L) New UFC women's bantamweight champion Holly Holm of the United States celebrates her victory over Ronda Rousey of the United States during the UFC 193 event at Etihad Stadium on November 15, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – NOVEMBER 15: (R-L) New UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm of the United States celebrates her victory over Ronda Rousey of the United States during the UFC 193 event at Etihad Stadium on November 15, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

“Don’t get me wrong, I don’t wanna give away any bit of my victory. So I’ll take it. I’ll take the win, and I’ll take that I did it dominantly. But that doesn’t mean that I wish any harm on her, that doesn’t mean that I wish any hate on her. I think people can be pretty brutal, and when you’re in the spot she’s in, there are people that are just gonna jump ship, and I don’t ever wish for that.”

On her chosen sport

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“You don’t walk in thinking, ‘I’m going to hurt this person.’ You walk in knowing that if it were up to them, they would be doing it to you. So you’re in there for survival. You both are shooting for a dream.”

On being a Preacher’s daughter

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“I love being a preacher’s daughter. I think that a lot of that even helped with my career I have now. Dealing with different personalities, and different families, and kind of being the center of the church… I felt like dealing with all those different personalities and kind of seeing expectations has made it easier for me to just be even keel with the pressures I have now.”

 On grabbing opportunities
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 “If you don’t take the opportunities that are presented then how are you ever going to get somewhere?”
On being an underdog
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“It doesn’t matter what odds are on paper or what’s happened before, it matters what happens that moment.”

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