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Weili Zhang Open To 125lb Clash With Valentina Shevchenko

The newly-crowned women’s strawweight champion of the world Weili Zhang has made her wish to fight the dominant 125lb queen Valentina Shevchenko known. As the first Chinese UFC champion, Zhang was able to absolutely run through Jessica Andrade in under a minute to score one of the most impressive title-winning finishes we have ever seen – beating Bate Estaca down …

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Valentina Shevchenko Responds To Criticism Of ‘Boring’ UFC Uruguay Headliner

Valentina Shevchenko has responded to those who criticised her performance in her dominant UFC Uruguay headlining victory over Liz Carmouche.  On whole, Shevchenko’s performance was one that displayed her technical prowess to its fullest but even still, once the fight had concluded, there were many who voiced their belief that the fight was a boring one. In a recent interview, …

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Valentina Shevchenko Stiffens Jessica Eye With Vicious Head-Kick

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Wow… that is a knockout for the ages. Valentina Shevchenko defended her flyweight belt at UFC 238 with an absolutely vicious head-kick that had Jessica Eye out-cold before she hit the mat. The flyweight champion dominated proceedings from start to finish and landed the highlight reel kick early into the second-round. It took several minutes for Eye to come around …

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Amanda Nunes – “I’m Done Playing, I’m Planning To Fight For The 125lb Belt”

Amanda Nunes has confirmed her intention to move down in weight to fight Valentina Shevchenko for the UFC flyweight championship belt. In a time where exclusivity of dual-weight champion status is diminishing by the blockbuster PPV, the newly-crowned queen of the women’s featherweight division is planning to push it one step further. Taking to her official Twitter account, Nunes announced …

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Shevchenko Wins Vacant Flyweight Title With Victory Over Jedrzeczyk

On Saturday night, Valentina Shevchenko finally became a UFC champion after she defeated former strawweight queen Joanna Jedrzeczyk to capture the vacant flyweight title at UFC 231 in Toronto. The 30-year old was dominant up against the undersized Jedrzecyk as she utilized her power advantage to get the better of the former 115-pound champion with the judges unanimously scoring the bout …

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Report: Shevchenko Vs. Jedrzejcyk Rebooked For UFC 231

Despite the UFC’s controversial decision to cancel this bout in order to create a UFC 230 headliner, Valentina Shevchenko has once again been booked to face Joanna Jedrzejcyk at UFC 231. Another very strange decision from the UFC brass it seems as Valentina Shevchenko is once again re-booked to face off against Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 231. Brett Okamoto of ESPN reported …

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Report: Shevchenko To Headline UFC 230 Against Eubanks

It appears that the much-demanded fight between Valentina Shevchenko and Joanna Jedrzejczyk won’t be happening anytime soon. After women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano pulled out of her title defence against Shevchenko at the last minute, it was expected that the latter would fight the former strawweight champ at 125lbs. for the belt, likely at UFC 231 in December. Plans may well …

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Valentina Shevchenko Issues Statement Following Montano Pull-Out

Valentina Shevchenko has voiced her frustration after her UFC 228 co-main event opponent, Nicco Montano, pulled out of their 125lb title bout yesterday. It really did seem as though many were writing this fight off before it even started. In the history of the UFC, you’d be hard pressed to find a bigger underdog champion than the Ultimate Fighter-winner Nicco …

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Why You Absolutely Have To Watch UFC 228

UFC 228 may well be the year’s most underrated fight-card so for those of you who are unsure, here’s why it has to be considered a ‘must-watch’. Despite the news that flyweight champion Nicco Montano has been hospitalised for a yet-to-be-disclosed reason, UFC 228 will go ahead as planned and we are well and truly in for a treat. Contrary to what …

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Breaking: UFC Champ Nicco Montano Reportedly Hospitalised, Fight In Jeopardy

The UFC’s flyweight champion has reportedly been transported to a local hospital ahead of her UFC 228 showdown with Valentina Shevchenko. Montano was singled out as one of the biggest champion underdogs in the history of the sport. After winning the inaugural women’s flyweight title last year, she hasn’t been seen in action since. Coming up against the immensely talented …

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Cachoeira Defends Coach’s Decision Not To Halt Her Bout With Shevchenko At UFC Belem

Veteran and often controversial referee Mario Yamasaki came in for a great deal of criticism for his handling of the fight between former bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko and promotional debutant Priscila Cachoeira at UFC Belem on Saturday night, but he wasn’t the only one. Shevchenko, who was making her debut in the flyweight division, pummeled, bloodied and completely dominated …

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Valentina Shevchenko Confident That Rose Namajunas Will Topple Joanna Jedrzejczyk Once Again

Valentina Shevchenko has weighed in with her prediction for the UFC 223 women’s strawweight title fight between Rose Namajunas and Joanna Jedrzejczyk. UFC 217, well before any action took place inside the octagon, stood as the UFC’s marquee event for the year 2017. On paper, it was easily one of the most attractive cards in the history of the sport, …

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