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Valentina Shevchenko Isn’t Sure Nicco Montano Will Ever Fight Again

Valentina Shevchenko still has some grievances with Nicco Montano. The pair were initially expected to co-main event UFC 228 earlier this month. Instead, Montano was forced to pull out the …read more

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Posted on September 27, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Valentina Shevchenko 'not even sure' Nicco Montano ever fights again after UFC 228 debacle

Valentina Shevchenko isn’t done dishing out harsh words for former UFC women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano.
Shevchenko (15-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) was supposed to challenge Montano (4-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) for …read more

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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with UFC 231's Valentina Shevchenko

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guest Valentina Shevchenko.
With former UFC women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano stripped of her title, Shevchenko now faces …read more

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Jedrzejczyk Vs Shevchenko Official For UFC 231

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White stripped Nicco Montano of the 125-pound strap earlier this month after The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 26 champion delayed her initial title defense, then …read more

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Jedrzejczyk: Montano losing her UFC title was ‘fair’

Former UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk is in total agreement with the UFC’s decision to strip Nicco Montano of the flyweight title. TUF 26 winner Nicco Montano was stripped …read more

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Shevchenko Reacts To Possible UFC Flyweight Title Fight Against Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Again, Valentina Shevchenko will have to wait at getting her shot a UFC title. Originally, Shevchenko was set to challenge Nicco Montano for the UFC women’s flyweight title in the …read more

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Morning Report: Joanna Jedrzejczyk says stripping Nicco Montano was ‘fair,’ is ‘very open’ to fight with Valentina Shevchenko

Earlier this month, Nicco Montano was supposed to defend her UFC strawweight title against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 228. But when Montano began suffering kidney issues due to her weight …read more

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Jedrzejczyk On UFC Stripping Montano: ‘There’s No Space For Bulls--t Like This’

The recent stripping of inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano is a controversial topic amongst fighters and fans, but one person that doesn’t have too much sympathy for her …read more

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Shevchenko open to Jedrzejczyk fight: ‘Why not?’

The nascent women’s flyweight division took a big hit last weekend with the cancellation of a UFC 228 title bout between champion Nicco Montano and Valentina Shevchenko and it could …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk defends the UFC’s decision to strip Nicco Montano

Inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano was supposed to defend her title against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 228 earlier this month. Regrettably, she was hospitalized while undertaking her weight …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk agrees with UFC stripping Nicco Montano: We need real champions

MOSCOW – Joanna Jedrzejczyk sides with the UFC when it comes to the decision to strip Nicco Montano of the women’s flyweight title.
Montano (4-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC), who was the …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk Expresses Interest in Fighting Valentina Shevchenko

Joanna Jedrzejczyk expresses interest in going toe-to-toe with Valentina Shevchenko. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s flyweight title picture is in limbo. Shevchenko was set to challenge Nicco Montano for …read more

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Before accusing Nicco Montano of ducking Valentina Shevchenko, just ask yourself some questions

The theory making the rounds on the MMA internet goes something like this: Former UFC women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano was so terrified of fighting Valentina Shevchenko that she accepted …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko ‘moving on’ from Nicco Montano, open to Joanna Jedrzejczyk title bout

It has quickly become quite the ‘Big drama show!’ when it comes to the women’s 125-pound weight class in the UFC. And now we’re left wondering what’s next.
On weigh-in day …read more

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I’m Not Scared, You’re Scared!

You’ve heard plenty from Valentina Shevchenko surrounding the drama of the cancellation of her Flyweight title fight against former champion Nicco Montano at last Saturday night (Sept. 8, 2018) …read more

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Jessica Andrade offered to fight for flyweight title at UFC 228

Jessica Andrade was willing to fight for the flyweight title at UFC 228, but it was too late. As you probably know by now, Nicco Montano was unable to …read more

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Nicco Montano's coach: UFC 228 weigh-in situation, title stripping 'a freaking nightmare'

It should come as no surprise that Nicco Montano’s coach isn’t happy with how things went down this past weekend for his fighter.
Dropping weight for her first title defense as …read more

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Nicco Montano found out about her stripping of the title through Instagram

What’s next for the former UFC flyweight Nicco Montano in the UFC? That remains to be seen but what we do know is that it won’t be a title fight.
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Nicco Montano Found Out Over Instagram That She Was Stripped Of Title

Montano walks us through what it’s like to get stripped of a UFC title without so much as a phone call or text message. Nicco Montano’s world got turned upside …read more

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Andrade Offered To Fight For Vacant Flyweight Title At UFC 228

Andrade didn’t hesitate to offer her services after Nicco Montano vs. Valentina Shevchenko was struck from the Dallas card. Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jessica Andrade? After UFC 228, that sounds mighty …read more

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Montano: ‘I was forced to accept’ fight vs. ‘lying bully’ Shevchenko

Nicco Montano issues a lengthy statement regarding her health condition that led to the stripping of her title. It has been a rough few days for Nicco Montano, to …read more

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Trading Shots: Was the UFC right to strip Nicco Montano of the women's flyweight title?

Was the UFC right to strip the women’s flyweight champion of her title when she failed to weigh in for UFC 228? Retired UFC and WEC fighter Danny Downes joins …read more

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Montano releases statement on UFC title stripping, ‘lying bully’ Shevchenko

Stripped of her title and being run down in the public by a rival, Nicco Montano is going on the attack.
It has been a disastrous couple of days for the …read more

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Montano: I could’ve gone into cardiac arrest had she not been hospitalized

Former UFC women’s flyweight champ Nicco Montano’s condition could have been much worse had she not gone to the hospital when she did. Nicco Montano is glad she went to …read more

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Nicco Montano reacts to ‘uncalled for’ stripping of title and ‘egomaniac’ Valentina Shevchenko

The last two days have gone exactly the opposite of how Nicco Montano had planned that they would. And unfortunately, it was all out of her control.
After failing to make …read more

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Stream UFC 228: Tyron Woodley vs. Darren Till

Watch UFC 228: Woodley vs. Till here. There were supposed to be two UFC titles on the line tonight, but after women’s flyweight champ Nicco Montano was rushed to …read more

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Former UFC flyweight champion Nicco Montano shares an update on her medical condition

Yesterday morning unfortunate news broke that UFC women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano had been hospitalized in the midst of her UFC 228 weight cut due to issues with her kidneys.
This …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko: ‘Nicco Montano Didn’t Want to Fight From the Beginning’

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Valentina Shevchenko was left without a fight at UFC 228 after Nicco Montano was transported to the hospital because of difficulties with her weight cut. The UFC later …read more

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Twitter reacts to Nicco Montano being stripped of UFC title

Nicco Montano’s UFC title reign came to an end on Friday when the promotion announced she was no longer the women’s flyweight champion after a last-minute withdrawal from UFC 228.
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10 fighter options for Valentina Shevchenko’s vacant flyweight title fight

It’s been a chaotic day atop the UFC women’s flyweight division. And now that everything has been resolved, it’s onto what happens next.
After the inaugural champion Nicco Montano’s hospitalization due …read more

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UFC 228 fight card tweaks following Montano-Shevchenko cancellation

Here’s the new bout order for UFC 228 after Nicco Montano vs. Valentina Shevchenko was nixed. The UFC 228 co-main event between the now-former women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano and …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko rips Nicco Montano, discusses future of title after UFC 228 scratch

DALLAS – Valentina Shevchenko has had enough of Nicco Montano following the former champion’s withdrawal from UFC 228.
Montano (4-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) was hospitalized prior to today’s UFC 228 official …read more

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Montano Stripped Of UFC Women’s Flyweight Title

It looks like Nicco Montano lost more than just a payday after being removed from her title fight with Valentina Shevchenko tomorrow night (Sat., Sept. 8, 2018) at UFC 228 …read more

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Rep: Montano was hospitalized due to kidney issues

According to her team, kidney issues arose during Nicco Montano’s weight cut on Friday. Nicco Montano’s condition seemingly wasn’t too serious, but serious enough to force her off UFC …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko says she doesn’t believe Nicco Montaño’s ‘real issue’ is health

DALLAS — Valentina Shevchenko discusses the co-main event being removed from UFC 228, how she found out, why she thinks Nicco Montano won’t face her and much more. …read more

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Dana White: Nicco Montano Stripped of Flyweight Belt for Pulling Out of UFC 228 Title Fight

The Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s flyweight division no longer has a queen after Dana White revealed that Nicco Montano has been stripped of her title after failing to make weight …read more

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Nicco Montano loses UFC women’s flyweight title

Nicco Montano is no longer the UFC women’s flyweight champion. Nicco Montano’s reign as UFC champion lasted less than a year and without a single title defense.
The inaugural women’s flyweight …read more

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Posted on September 7, 2018, 11:46 pm By
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Daily Debate results: Which UFC 228 women's underdog has the best upset chance?

Even before Nicco Montano was ruled out of her title fight with Valentina Shevchenko, you weren’t giving her much of a chance.
UFC women’s flyweight champ Montano (4-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) …read more

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Shevchenko: Montano Wanted To ‘Escape’ UFC 228 Title Fight

Valentina Shevchenko will have to wait to get her hands on her second UFC title shot.
“Bullet” was expected to take on current UFC women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano tomorrow night …read more

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Nicco Montano stripped of UFC title; Valentina Shevchenko to fight for vacant belt

Nicco Montano’s reign as the inaugural UFC women’s flyweight champion has come to an end.
UFC President Dana White today told TSN that the flyweight championship is now vacant, and No. …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko responds in depth on ‘unprofessional’ Nicco Montano after fight cancellation

Drama at the weigh-ins for UFC 228 was guaranteed as we waited for Darren Till and Tyron Woodley to hit the scale. Surprisingly, the drama had nothing to do with …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko Issues Scathing Statement After Fight Cancellation

Valentina Shevchenko has broken her silence after flyweight champion Nicco Montano was pulled from the UFC 228 co-main event. Shevchenko was set to challenge Montano for the strap tomorrow night …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko: Nicco Montano Wanted a Way Out of UFC 228 Title Fight

Valentina Shevchenko has been left without a fight at UFC 228 when Nicco Montano was hospitalized earlier on Friday morning. The Ultimate Fighting Championship released a statement that the fight …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko Issues Statement Claiming Nicco Montano Planned Not to Fight

Valentina Shevchenko has been waiting for the better part of the year to challenge Nicco Montano for the UFC flyweight championship, but she wasn’t surprised that the fight fell apart …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko apologizes to fans, questions Nicco Montano's character

Valentina Shevchenko recently said she wouldn’t count on fighting UFC women’s flyweight champ Nicco Montano until she stood across from her in the octagon.
When Montano (4-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) was …read more

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UFC 228 main card gets adjusted after Montano-Shevchenko cancellation

Initially, UFC women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano was expected to attempt her first title defense opposite Valentina Shevchenko in the co-main event of UFC 228 tomorrow night in Dallas. Regrettably, …read more

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UFC 228 Card Gets Shuffled in Wake of Montano vs. Shevchenko Cancellation

UFC 228 has undergone a few changes on Friday following the cancellation of the women’s flyweight title fight between champion Nicco Montano and challenger Valentina Shevchenko.
The new co-main event for …read more

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Andrade vs. Kowalkiewicz is UFC 228's new co-main, Dodson vs. Rivera bumped to main card

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Women still share the pay-per-view spotlight following the cancellation of a women’s flyweight title fight between champ Nicco Montano and Valentina Shevchenko at UFC …read more

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Camp: Nicco Montano Hospitalized For Kidney Function

The good news? Nicco Montano will be fine. The bad news? We have no women’s flyweight title fight at UFC 225.
That’s because Montano was hospitalized for issues relating to her …read more

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Nicco Montano’s training partner opens up on her on UFC 228 withdrawal, hospitalization

If things had gone according to plan, UFC women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano would have attempted her first title defense opposite Valentina Shevchenko in the co-main event of UFC 228 …read more

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UFC 228 official weigh-in video, photos – absent a title fight in Dallas

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DALLAS – The early weigh-ins are in the books for UFC 228 – minus a title fight.
Women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano (4-2 MMA, 1-0 …read more

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UFC 228 Weigh-In Results: Till Makes Weight, Montano Hospitalized

The UFC 228 weigh-ins are complete. All fighters made weight, save Nicco Montano, who was hospitalized due to health concerns. The pay per view takes place tomorrow night from the …read more

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Video: UFC 228 co-main event fight cancellation reaction

DALLAS — MMA Fighting’s Shaun Al-Shatti and Chuck Mindenhall react to the hospitalization of UFC women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano and the subsequent cancellation of her UFC 228 title defense …read more

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Nicco Montano’s Team Releases Statement On UFC 228 Fight Cancellation

This morning (Fri. September 7, 2018) it was announced that UFC flyweight champion Nicco Montano was hospitalized while cutting weight. Her scheduled defense against Valentina Shevchenko tomorrow night in Dallas, …read more

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UFC 228 Video: Valentina Shevchenko Weighs In, Nicco Montano Doesn’t

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UFC flyweight contender Valentina Shevchenko easily made championship weight on Friday, but champion Nicco Montano didn’t make it to the scale. She was transported to the hospital as …read more

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Twitter reacts to Nicco Montano vs. Valentina Shevchenko UFC 228 title fight scratch

UFC 228 lost a championship fight today when women’s flyweight champ Nicco Montano was hospitalized, forcing the cancelation of her planned title defense against Valentina Shevchenko.
Montano (4-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) …read more

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UFC Women’s Flyweight Champ Nicco Montano Transported to Hospital; Fight Off

It seems that Nicco Montano will not defend her Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight crown Saturday at UFC 228. …read more

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Montano title bout off after transport to hospital

UFC flyweight champion Nicco Montano will not defend her 125-pound title against Valentina Shevchenko on Saturday after being transported to the hospital Friday. …read more

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UFC Cancels Montano Vs Shevchenko

As expected, the Nicco Montano vs. Valentina Shevchenko title fight has been scratched from the UFC 228 pay-per-view (PPV) line up after the reigning women’s flyweight champion was hospitalized on …read more

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Nicco Montano out of UFC 228 flyweight title fight vs. Valentina Shevchenko

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DALLAS – The UFC 228 weigh-ins drama was supposed to be about the main event, but instead we got a curveball.
Women’s flyweight champion Nicco …read more

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Report: UFC Women’s Flyweight Champ Nicco Montano Transported to Hospital; Fight Off

It seems that Nicco Montano will not defend her Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight crown Saturday at UFC 228. …read more

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BREAKING | Nicco Montano out of UFC 228, co-main event with Valentina Shevchenko scrapped

This morning, mere hours ahead of the UFC 228 weigh-ins, UFC flyweight champion Nicco Montano was rushed to the emergency ward of a hospital in the card’s host city of …read more

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UFC Flyweight Champ Nicco Montano Transported to Hospital, Valentina Shevchenko Fight Canceled

UFC flyweight champion Nicco Montano has been transported to a local hospital in Dallas, leaving challenger Valentina Shevchenko in limbo.
ESPN’s Ariel Helwani first reported the news, which multiple sources confirmed, …read more

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***UPDATED*** Montano Hospitalized UFC 228 Title Fight OFF

UFC 228 co-main event is in jeopardy with reports of the UFC flyweight champion, Nicco Montano being transported to the hospital in Dallas early this morning. Montano is scheduled to …read more

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Montano Hospitalized Ahead Of UFC 228 Title Fight

We were all so busy watching Darren Till that nobody was paying attention to Nicco Montano.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s flyweight champion was hospitalized on Friday ahead of the …read more

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Montano transported to hospital, UFC 228 fight with Shevchenko in jeopardy

Nicco Montano has been transported to a local hospital in Dallas, leaving her UFC 228 fight against Valentina Shevchenko in question. UFC flyweight champion Nicco Montano, who is scheduled to …read more

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Nicco Montano hospitalized, UFC 228 title fight in jeopardy

Nicco Montano’s first title defense is in danger of being canceled after the UFC women’s flyweight champion was taken to a hospital in Dallas on Friday morning, sources confirmed to …read more

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+900 Underdog Brandon Davis: Zabit Is My “Ideal Opponent”

For all the talk that has surrounded Nicco Montano being such a monstrous underdog headed into her title defense against Valentina Shevchenko, she is currently not even the largest underdog …read more

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UFC 228 Clash: Montano Vs. Shevchenko!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight elites Nicco Montano and Valentina Shevchenko will collide this Saturday (Sept. 8, 2018) at UFC 228 inside American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
Ever since the …read more

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Antonina Shevchenko Draws Ashlee Evans-Smith for UFC Debut

Antonina Shevchenko’s sister, Valentina, is fighting Nicco Montano for the flyweight title this weekend at UFC 228 in Dallas, but now Antonina has a bout of her own to which …read more

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Nicco Montano tired of misconceptions, says TUF coaches ‘wanted me to put on a costume’

The life of a champion isn’t always the easiest. And for some, it can actually be a bit more stressful or annoying than it can be for others.
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UFC 228 Embedded, Episode 3: ‘I am who I am because of where I come from’

In the third episode of UFC 228 Embedded, Nicco Montano speaks on the importance of her Native heritage, Valentina Shevchenko hits the Good Morning Texas studio, Darren Till and Tyron …read more

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UFC 228 Embedded: Nicco Montano’s Strength is Steeped in Family Tradition

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On Episode 3 of UFC 228 Embedded, flyweight champion Nicco Montano prepares to carry on a family tradition. Opponent Valentina Shevchenko makes the media rounds and sneaks in …read more

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UFC 228: Woodley vs. Till Open Workout Highlights

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Check out a recap of the open workout ahead of UFC 228 in Dallas featuring Tyron Woodley, Darren Till, Nicco Montano, and Valentina Shevchenko.
Woodley puts his UFC welterweight …read more

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Montano message to all underdogs: "You're in control of your destination"

A world championship may have changed Nicco Montano’s life, but it hasn’t changed who she is.“It was not even a year ago that I was still living in the basement, …read more

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UFC 228 video: Valentina Shevchenko open workout highlights

Valentina Shevchenko put on a show before the UFC 228 show, training with her a sister for some interesting fight choreography. Reigning women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano is a …read more

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Nicco Montano to Gamblers: I Get Where You’re Coming From

Nicco Montano will be defending her flyweight championship against Valentina Shevchenko in the co-main event of UFC 228. She will be doing so as the largest champion underdog in the …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko Paying Same Attention to Nicco Montano as She Did Amanda Nunes

Valentina Shevchenko knows she’s favored to win at UFC 228 but that doesn’t matter to her.
The former Muay Thai stylist, who has already competed for the women’s bantamweight title in …read more

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Nicco Montano before UFC 228 title defense: Being underdog 'just part of who I am in spirit'

DALLAS – Ever since Valentina Shevchenko moved down from bantamweight to flyweight earlier this year, the consensus opinion has been that UFC champion Nicco Montano is simply holding the belt …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko not worried about fulfilling expectations as huge favorite vs. Nicco Montano

DALLAS – Valentina Shevchenko is aware she’s a massive favorite heading into a title fight with UFC women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano. And with that comes certain expectations.
But Shevchenko (15-3 …read more

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UFC champ Nicco Montano shrugs at odds, more interested in using platform for good

Dec 1, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Nicco Montano (red gloves) celebrates after defeating Roxanne Modafferi (blue gloves) during The Ultimate Fighter Finale at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. …read more

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UFC 228 Embedded, Episode 1: ‘I’m gonna take that belt, I know I am’

In the first episode of UFC 228 Embedded, Valentina Shevchenko hits the shooting range, flyweight champion Nicco Montano supports her teammates at a King of the Cage show, Darren Till …read more

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Shevchenko Will Get KTFO, Then Submitted

How good is Nicco Montano?
Good enough to secure not one, but TWO finishes in her upcoming 125-pound title fight against Valentina Shevchenko in the UFC 228 co-main event, set for …read more

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Nicco Montano Excited to Return at UFC 228, Recounts Health Issues That Delayed Comeback

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Inaugural UFC flyweight champion Nicco Montano has spent the better part of a year on the sidelines since she won the belt. She’s had to listen …read more

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Shevchenko Vows to Never Fight Sister: ‘It’s Not Something My Mom Would Want to See’

Valentina Shevchenko will be heavily favored to capture flyweight gold at UFC 228 on Saturday when she squares off against reigning champion Nicco Montano. …read more

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Nicco Montano inspired for UFC 228 by Henry Cejudo’s upset win over Demetrious Johnson

Nicco Montano may be a heavy betting underdog for her upcoming title defense against Valentina Shevchenko, but the champion has taken inspiration from Henry Cejudo’s upset win over Demitrious Johnson …read more

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UFC 228 Countdown: Nicco Montano vs. Valentina Shevchenko

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Inaugural UFC flyweight champion Nicco Montano is finally slated to make the first defense of her belt after winning it 10 months ago. She’ll square off with Valentina …read more

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Montano Doesn’t Believe She Needs To Validate Championship Status Heading Into UFC 228

Reigning UFC women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano has yet to step foot inside of the Octagon since capturing the inaugural 125-pound title with a victory over Roxanne Modafferi last December …read more

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Nicco Montano Believes She Has “Nothing to Prove” at UFC 228

One week from tonight, Nicco Montano will defend her flyweight championship against Valentina Shevchenko at the American Airlines Arena in Dallas Texas at UFC 228. Shevchenko has expressed doubt as …read more

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Nicco Montano feels no pressure to prove champion status at UFC 228

UFC women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano is not letting any outside noise distract her from the task at hand at UFC 228.
Since winning the inaugural belt for the weight class …read more

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Video: Underdog champion Nicco Montano's dream awaits at UFC 228 if she can face nightmare of Valentina Shevchenko

According to current betting odds, Valentina Shevchenko (15-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) has approximately a 92 percent chance of downing Nicco Montano (4-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at UFC 228.
Of course, the …read more

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UFC 228 Media Call: Champions and Challengers Champing at the Bit

Two championships will go up for grabs on Sept. 8, with Tyron Woodley putting his welterweight title on the line against Darren Till while women’s flyweight champion Nicco Montano makes …read more

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Nicco Montano vs Valentina Shevchenko UFC 228 Media Call

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Listen in as UFC flyweight champion Nicco Montano and challenger Valentina Shevchenko field questions from the media ahead of their Sept. 8 showdown at UFC 228 …read more

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UFC 228 media conference call audio

For the UFC 228 media conference call, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, UFC flyweight champion Nicco Montano, Darren Till and Valentina Shevchenko will answer questions from the media Thursday evening. …read more

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UFC 228: Nicco Montano – Fighting Spirit Video

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Nicco Montano and her loved ones talk about her Fighting Spirit ahead of her women’s flyweight title defense against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 228 on Sept. 8 on …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko Talks Making Flyweight History with Joanna Jedrzejczyk

The UFC’s flyweight division is now one year old and is on the cusp of its first ever title defense when Nicco Montano defends her flyweight championship against Valentina Shevchenko …read more

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