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Hammer 273: Holly Holm Shocks The World

The Boys at the Hammer look back at UFC 193 where Holly Holm shocked the world and defeated Ronda Rousey for the UFC Women's Bantamweight Title.

The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcasted weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at Last Word on Sports.

Last weekend’s UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm featured a shocking upset in the main event when Holly Holm knocked out Ronda Rousey to win the UFC women’s Bantamweight Championship in front of a record breaking 56,000 Australian fans.

Needless to say there is a lot to digest from that night, and it takes up a big part of this week’s episode.

Although overshadowed a bit by the Rousey and Holm media explosion, the UFC does return to Mexico this coming weekend for UFC Fight Night: Magny vs. Gastellum. We spend the last part of this week’s show discussing the more interesting fights on this card, including the up-and-coming Welterweight contenders in the main event, and a likely number one contender fight between Jussier Formiga and Henry Cejudo.

Hosted by Steve Jeffery, David Abraham and Greg Persson.

Listen to us Wednesday nights at 6:30pm on CFMU 93.3 FM, and online at, Last Word On SportsThe Itunes Store, Stitcher,, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.


Hammer 273: Holly Holm Shocks The World

The Hammer has had interviews with some of the biggest names in MMA over the years, including Anderson Silva, Georges St. Pierre, Matt Hughes, B.J. Penn, T.J. Dillashaw, Dan Henderson, Sean Sherk, Mark Coleman, Rory MacDonald, Brendan Schaub, Mark Bocek, John Makdessi, Mark Hominick, Martin Kampmann, Johnny Hendricks, T.J. Grant, Miesha Tate, and others.

They continue to bring unparalleled, independent coverage of all things MMA to fans of the sport and they always bring you straight goods and the last word. They are recognized and credentialed by UFC, Bellator, Invicta, and many other smaller MMA promotions.

The show is one of the voters for the UFC’s Official Rankings, and you can check out their articles, right here at LWOS, explaining the thought processes they go through in making changes to their ballots after every UFC show.

Main Photo:

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – NOVEMBER 15: (R-L) Holly Holm kicks Ronda Rousey in their UFC women’s bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 193 event at Etihad Stadium on November 15, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


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