Kevin Holland‘s retirement didn’t last long. ‘Big Mouth’ headlines the UFC Orlando fight card against Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson on Dec. 3.
Holland (23-8, 1 NC) made a cryptic post on Sept. 22, seemingly announcing his retirement. “Had a good run 30 in a little over a month got paid I’m out,” he wrote in a quote graphic. “Next career choice??”
On Wednesday, the fight promotion announced that Holland would face former title challenger Stephen Thompson (16-6-1) at Amway Center. It will be the fourth time the venue has hosted
Holland is coming off a loss to Khamzat Chimaev in his last outing while Thompson hopes to snap a two-fight losing streak. Thompson last competed in December 2021, losing to Belal Muhammad by unanimous decision.