Kevin "Trailblazer" Holland


Fighting style: Kung Fu
Stance: Orthodox
Division: Middleweight
Height: 6' 3"
Reach: 81"
Leg reach: 40.00
Weight: 170 lbs.
Team: Phalanx MMA Academy
Nationality: Riverside, United States
Out of: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Age: 30


Recent win streak: 4
Wins by KO: 11
Wins by submission: 6
Wins by decision: 4



Significant Strikes Attempted: 1698
Significant Strikes Landed: 884


Takedowns Attempted: 29


Kevin Holland is a professional Mixed Martial Artist, currently competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight division. Born in December 9th 1993, he began training martial arts when he was 11 years old and competes professionally since 2013. He has an impressive career record of 21 wins and only 5 losses.

At 6’3” tall with a reach of 76 inches, Kevin is one of the biggest fighters to grace the octagon. Known for his exceptional striking technique combined with above average grappling abilities and a fan friendly style makes him one of the most exciting fighters to watch today in UFC’s middleweight division. In addition, his willingness to fight anyone at any time – without hesitation- has earned him respect from both fans and fellow competitors alike.

Coming from humble beginnings as a bank teller in Texas, Kevin was inspired by his father’s extensive martial arts background which led him down this path towards being a successful professional athlete. Even though he pursued other interests such as enrolling into university courses for economics, finance & business classes – it wasn’t until after college that he fully devoted himself to Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). After several amateur bouts while attending college at Stephen F Austin University where won multiple amateur titles across Texas -he had made up his mind that this was what was going to be his life focus moving forward and then went ahead on chasing it fulltime post graduating university classes..

Two years later after becoming an MMA professional fighter ,he started making waves within the sport due to following impressive victories against notable opponents: Bojan Velickovic & Will Santiago Jr., Ryan Spann , John Phillips etc… These wins had not gone unnoticed among UFC scouts who eventually signed him in July 2020 after which he made big impression debuting with two back-to-back victories over two established veterans : Gerald Meerschaert & Charlie Ontiveros . Following these submission victories –the young Texan achieved quite remarkable feat by becoming fastest fighter ever get 3 wins within four months under UFC banner breaking records held previous welterweight champion Kamaru Usman .

As “The Trail Blazin'” Artis continues to impress inside octagon –his potential remains yet untapped; however it is clear that whatever lies ahead for Kevin Holland ,it will surely continue throughout long journey making memorable moments inside legendary octagon arena!

Fight History

Jack Della Maddalena
Kevin Holland: Defeated
by Split Decision in Round 3
Sat. Sep 16, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Grasso vs. Shevchenko 2
Michael Chiesa
Kevin Holland: Winner
by Submission in Round 1 @ 2:39
Sat. Jul 29, 2023
UFC 291: Poirier vs. Gaethje 2
Santiago Ponzinibbio
Kevin Holland: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 3 @ 3:16
Sat. Apr 08, 2023
UFC 287: Pereira vs. Adesanya 2
Stephen Thompson
Kevin Holland: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 4 @ 5:00
Sat. Dec 03, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland
Khamzat Chimaev
Kevin Holland: Defeated
by Submission in Round 1 @ 2:13
Sat. Sep 10, 2022
UFC 279: Diaz vs. Ferguson
Tim Means
Kevin Holland: Winner
by Submission in Round 2 @ 1:28
Sat. Jun 18, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Emmett
Alex Oliveira
Kevin Holland: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 2 @ 0:38
Sat. Mar 05, 2022
UFC 272: Covington vs. Masvidal
Kyle Daukaus
Kevin Holland: No Contest
by Other in Round 1 @ 3:43
Sat. Oct 02, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Walker
Marvin Vettori
Kevin Holland: Defeated
by Decision in Round 5
Sat. Apr 10, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Vettori vs. Holland
Derek Brunson
Kevin Holland: Defeated
by Decision in Round 5
Sat. Mar 20, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Holland

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