Filed under: Featured , Featured Videos , News , UFC , Videos LOS ANGELES – Not even an ESPY could get former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm to break from her training schedule for her upcoming UFC on FOX 20 main event. Winning the ESPN award for “Upset of the Year” at this past week’s award show, Holm (10-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC), who tops Saturday’s UFC on FOX 20 fight card against Valentina Shevchenko (12-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC), chose to stay back in Albuquerque, N.M., to finish up her training camp at Jackson-Wink MMA rather than celebrate her high-profile 2015 win over Ronda Rousey (12-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC). She is, after all, focused on a comeback after losing the title to Miesha Tate at UFC 196. “I did not go to the ceremony,” said Holm, who headlines this weekend’s FOX-televised event at United Center in Chicago. ” … (There was) the fact of just leaving and then mentally feeling like, ‘Oh, I should be home training’ kind of mental thing about it. If I lose the fight, then I’m not going to care about the award.

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