Life is good when you’re the champ.
It’s even better when you’re the champ coming off one of the most shocking victories in the history of your sport.
Just ask newly-minted UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. Coming off her head-kick KO over Ronda Rousey earlier this month, Holm has blitzed the national TV circuit with multiple appearances and is showing off her new gold at every stop.
The last week has understandably been a blur for Holm. So, when she found herself making a recent megastar slip-up at a star-studded Las Vegas viewing party for the Miguel Cotto-Canelo Alvarez pay-per-view Saturday, she deservedly earned herself a pass.
“I met Jay-Z,” recalled Holm to Albuquerque’s KRQE, “and he says, ‘This is my wife.’ And I say, ‘Oh, hi, what is your name?’ Because that’s what I do when I meet someone’s wife.
“As I’m shaking her hand, I keep thinking to myself: Why did I just say that? Why did I just say that, that’s Beyoncé. So then Jay-Z is asking me about the fight and IRead More »from New UFC champ Holly Holm embarrasses herself in front of Jay-Z and Beyoncé