Holm signs multiyear extension with the UFC®

source | ESPN.GO.com

  Holm, 34, turned the mixed martial arts world upside down in November, when she knocked out formerly undefeated champion Ronda Rousey in the second round of a 135-pound championship fight at UFC 193 in Melbourne, Australia.

    Holm, a former world champion boxer, inked the new deal on Saturday in Las Vegas. It is not uncommon for the UFC to sign a newly crowned champion to a new contract.

    “We have officially signed a multiyear extension with the UFC,” Fresquez told ESPN.com. “That’s all I can verify right now. We’ve signed an extension, and we’re very happy with the extension.”

    Fresquez did not disclose specific terms of the deal. The UFC had not yet commented on Holm’s extension.

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