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UFC champ Holly Holm gets parade in Albuquerque

Holly Holm of the US celebrates after winning

Holly Holm of the US celebrates after winning the UFC title fight against compatriot Ronda Rousey in Melbourne on November 15, 2015. Credit: Getty Images / PAUL CROCK

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm is being honored by her hometown of Albuquerque with a parade set for this Sunday.

Holm captured the belt from the previously undefeated Ronda Rousey on Nov. 14 in Australia.

She now has a 10-0 record after pulling off the stunning win over Rousey in UFC 193, knocking out the women’s bantamweight champ in the second round with a powerful kick to the head.

Following the fight, Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry said the city would plan a celebration to honor the 34-year-old Holm. Albuquerque city councilors then declared November “Holly Holm Month.”

On Monday, plans were announced for the parade and celebration to honor Holm. The parade is scheduled from 2-4 p.m. Sunday with the route and other details to be announced soon.

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