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Report: Holly Holm returning to 135 to face Bethe Correia at UFC Fight Night 111

The former women’s bantamweight champion is returning to 135

By Oscar Willis - 11 Apr 2017

Holly holm will have an opportunity to break her current three fight losing streak, as the UFC look to book her against women’s bantamweight Bethe Correia.

The UFC are reportedly looking to have the two main event the upcoming event UFC Fight Night 111, which takes place in Singapore on June 17. MMA Fighting first reported the news.

Holm has been out of action since early February when she lost in the first ever inaugural UFC women’s featherweight bout. She came up short after losing an incredibly controversial contest against Dutchwomen Germaine de Randamie. With a bout against Correia, Holm will be moving back down to her usual fighting weight of 135-pounds.

Questions continue to be raised regarding the UFC plans with the women’s 145-lbs division.

As for Correia, she was last seen in a majority draw against Marion Reneau at UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Gastelum in Brazil. Prior to that contest, she over turned a brace of losses by defeating Jessica Eye via judges decision.

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