The importance of Valentina Shevchenko’s takedowns against Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 231

In the run-up to their UFC 231 co-main event bout, a great deal of attention was given to the three Muay Thai bouts between Valentina Shevchenko and Joanna Jedrzejczyk. As Shevchenko was victorious in all three bouts, many used this…

Valentina Shevchenko crushes Priscila Cachoeira in Belem bloodbath

UFC Fight Night 125 played host to one of the most dominant performances in recent memory at the hands of Valentina Shevchenko, who sailed to a second round rear-naked choke in her flyweight debut. The fight was tainted by another…

Valentina Shevchenko: Small caliber but deadly

On the surface, Valentina “Bullet” Shevchenko is the antithesis to her nickname. With a sunny disposition and a contagious smile, she resembles a rom-com lead more than a fighter. Yet she is the #2 bantamweight in the world and was…