• Deanna Bentacu, 22, stocks up on hot-selling T-shirts of new UFC women's bantamweight champion Holly Holm on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, at the Jackson Wink MMA Academy in Albuquerque N.M. Albuquerque native Holm pulled off a stunning upset victory over Rousey in UFC 193, knocking out the women's bantamweight champion in the second round with a powerful kick to the head last Saturday. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

    Holly Holm: Albuquerque ‘supportive’ in road to championship

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As the city of Albuquerque plans a “homecoming celebration” for new UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm, the New Mexico native said Friday that her hometown played a role in her road to capturing the belt from undefeated Ronda Rousey.