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Miranda Maverick Sets Her Sights On Both Shevchenko Sisters

After turning in a stellar performance against Gillian Robertson at UFC 260, it appears Miranda Maverick has her eyes set on the Shevchenko sisters. Featured on the main card of the giant UFC 260 Ngannou vs. Miocic II event, Miranda Maverick seized the opportunity in her debut performance and...

BREAKING: Valentina Shevchenko Faces Jéssica Andrade At UFC 261

Valentina Shevchenko has her next flyweight title defense lined up when she takes on former strawweight champ Jéssica Andrade at UFC 261. ESPN reported Wednesday that Dana White has confirmed Valentian Shevchenko will be defending her flyweight championship against Jéssica Andrade at UFC 261 on April 24. Thus far, this...

Jessica Andrade’s Coach Believes Shevchenko Title Fight Is Next

Jessica Andrade's coach believes her pupil will face Valentina Shevchenko next. According to Gilliard Parana, who coaches Andrade, he revealed Andrade was offered a short-notice title bout against Valentina Shevchenko, but the fight did not come to fruition. Now, the hope is to get the fight booked soon. And, according to...

Jessica Andrade Gives Plan For “History-Making” Win Over Shevchenko

Jessica Andrade is not one to back down mentally or physically from any of her peers, including the dominant champion she hopes to dethrone: Valentina Shevchenko. Jessica Andrade knows what it feels like to be a UFC champion, and she is eager to relive that feeling in a new division....

Valentina Shevchenko Suggests Andrade/Murphy Title Eliminator

Valentina Shevchenko has remained consistent about fighting the next woman up with no questions asked, but she does have a suggestion for who should be her next opponent. At UFC 255, Valentina Shevchenko once again stood victorious after another convincing win. Though she won a clear 49-46 decision, the fight...

UFC 255 Highlights: Valentina Shevchenko Out Grapples Jennifer Maia To Retain Title

Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jennifer Maia was a very interesting fight.  The two fighters met in a women’s title bout on Saturday night (November 21, 2020) at the UFC 255 pay-per-view event from the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. In an unlikely move, Shevchenko scored a takedown early in the...

Is Valentina Shevchenko the Demetrious Johnson Of WMMA?

Valentina Shevchenko is easily one of the most dominant champions in the UFC, and she is well on her way to becoming one of the most dominant champions of all time. At 32 years old and currently at her peak, Shevchenko likely has several years of ascendant performances left...

Jennifer Maia Gets Advice From Nunes On How To Beat Shevchenko

Jennifer Maia is accepting advice from reigning UFC double-champion Amanda Nunes about what it takes to outmaneuver The Bullet ahead of UFC 255. Nobody at flyweight has been able to figure out how to hand Valentina Shevchenko her first loss in the division, and oddsmakers seem to believe that Jennifer...

Valentina Shevchenko Believes UFC 255 Is ‘More Special’ Due To Her Sister Also Competition On The Card

Both Valentina and Antonina Shevchenko will be competing on UFC 255. In the co-main event, Valentina is looking to defend her belt against Jennifer Maia while Antonina will take on Ariane Lipski. For Valentina Shevchenko, being able to share the card with her sister is surreal and special. “This card is...

Jennifer Maia Inspired By Holly Holm, Plans To Shock The World Against Valentina Shevchenko

Just as Holly Holm shocked the world with her knockout over Ronda Rousey, Jennifer Maia plans to do the same against Valentina Shevchenko. In the co-main event of UFC 255 on November 21 in Las Vegas, Maia is set to take on Shevchenko for the flyweight title. The Brazilian is...

Jessica Andrade Ready to Fight Shevchenko or In Any Division

With one round and one stoppage victory under her belt at flyweight, Jessica Andrade is now prepared to face the biggest challenge there is at flyweight: Valentina Shevchenko. At UFC on ESPN+ 38, Jessica Andrade defeated Katlyn Chookagian in the first round after some vicious body shots late in the...

Jessica Andrade Sets Sights On UFC’s “Woman to Beat” After Saturday

Jessica Andrade wanted a clear path to a flyweight title shot when she decided to move up to the flyweight division, and she will receive just that at UFC on ESPN+38. Being a former strawweight champion and a proven veteran of the promotion, Jessica Andrade anticipated a tough opponent who...

Valentina Shevchenko Expects Rose Namajunas To Beat Weili Zhang

Valentina Shevchenko expects Rose Namajunas to reclaim her strawweight belt when she fights Weili Zhang. Namajunas returned to the win column with a split decision win over Jessica Andrade at UFC 251. Following the fight, it was expected "Thug" would get a title shot against Weili Zhang. If that turns...

Valentina Shevchenko Believes ‘No One Can Blame’ Joanne Calderwood For Taking Jennifer Maia Fight

Valentina Shevchenko believes no one can blame Joanne Calderwood for stepping up on short notice to fight Jennifer Maia. Calderwood was expected to fight Shevchenko later this year but the champion had an injury which made Calderwood decide to take the short notice fight. Unfortunately for her, it did not...

Figueiredo vs. Garbrandt, Shevchenko vs. Maia Title Bouts Set For UFC 255

UFC 255 has two title fights on tap for Nov. 21. ESPN's Brett Okamoto reports that UFC president Dana White has confirmed that Deiveson Figueiredo will put his flyweight championship on the line against former bantamweight ruler Cody Garbrandt. Also set for the card will be a women's flyweight title...