After months of contractual stalemates, the UFC revealed last week that they had reached an agreement with surging women's bantamweight competitor Holly Holm.
Yet while the touted striker may be an exciting addition to the women's 135lb. division, UFC President Dana White believes she is yet to prove whether she has the skill set to match the division's best.
"She's a boxer with great hands and great kicks," White stated on the latest edition of "The Download". "There are a lot of questions about her ground game, but we're going to find out about her. She's in the UFC now, and she's without a doubt one of the most talked about women out there, and I'm excited. The women's division has been fantastic and the women always deliver. The fights are great and Holly will make a great addition."
It is a fair point to consider. Holm holds a 32-2-3 boxing record, a 2-1 kickboxing record, and a 7-0 mixed martial arts record, with six of those MMA wins coming via T/KO. She is yet to demonstrate any ground skills worth noting and it is a matter of time before she is put to the test.
Holm's first octagon outing is yet to be revealed.