Kurt Holobaugh's manager says he's UFC bound, probably at Featherweight

Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Kurt Holobaugh lost his Strikeforce debut to Pat Healy but he appears to be headed to the UFC's Featherweight division according to a tweet from his manager.

Kurt Holobaugh took a chance by accepting a very short notice fight against Strikeforce Lightweight contender Pat Healy at Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine. Holobaugh lost the fight but it appears that the decision was a career win as he is headed to the UFC according to his manager Lex McMahon:

Holobaugh tweeted a follow up that he is aiming for the UFC Featherweight division (in response to a tweet from MMA Sun:

While all three judges gave Healy the win, Holobaugh impressed many fans and journalists with his striking, submission attempts and game attitude against the veteran Healy. He should be a welcome addition to the UFC's Featherweight division.


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