MMA Super Star Jon Jones helps Holly
Holm prepare for Anne Sophie Mathis
November 26, 2011
(NOV 26) Mixed-martial-arts
superstar Jon "Bones" Jones has been helping his friend,
nine-time world boxing champion Holly "The Preacher's Daughter"
Holm (30-1-3, 9 KOs), prepare for her December 2nd "World
Dominance" showdown against French knockout artist Anne Sophie
Mathis (25-1, 21 KOs), to determine the mythical No. 1
pound-for-pound world champion today in women's boxing.
"World Dominance," presented by Fresquez Productions, will be
held Friday night, Dec. 2 at Route 66 Casino Hotel in
Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Holm-Mathis 10-round bout will be
contested for the IBA World Welterweight title and WBAN
(independent) World Championship Belt.
Jones, the premier light heavyweight MMA fighter in the world,
is trained in Albuquerque by Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn,
who is also Holm's chief second for boxing and MMA. She has a
2-0 MMA record with a pair of knockouts. Jones recently sparred
with Holly during her open media workout this past Tuesday. "I
am champion," he said, "and she (Holly) pushes me; I look-up to