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Carmouche — Not Jedrzejczyk — Deserved Shevchenko Title Shot

Former women’s bantamweight bruiser, Liz Carmouche, already has a UFC win at 125 pounds. More importantly, she also holds a victory over women’s flyweight title contender, Valentina Shevchenko, thanks to …read more

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Liz Carmouche Explains Why She Deserves Valentina Shevchenko Fight

Longtime UFC bantamweight competitor Liz Carmouche believes she deserved a crack at Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 231. Carmouche is the only woman to have ever finished Shevchenko in her mixed …read more

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Liz Carmouche: I’m the one who deserves the Valentina Shevchenko fight

SAN DIEGO — Liz Carmouche has a solid rationale on why she, and not Joanna Jedrzejczyk or Nicco Montaño or Sijara Eubanks or anyone else, deserved the fight with Valentina …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk Explains Why She Couldn’t Fight At UFC 230

Joanna Jedrzejczyk explains why taking a flyweight title fight early wasn’t going to work. Jedrzejczyk is set to take on Valentina Shevchenko for the vacant Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s …read more

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Katlyn Chookagian vs Jessica Eye added to UFC 231, will act as backup fight for Valentina Shevchenko vs Joanna Jedrezjczyk

In the craziness that was finding UFC 230’s main event, fighters were moved around and shifted thus leaving some without fights.
One of those fighters being Jessica “Evil” Eye (13-6) who …read more

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Sijara Eubanks to fight Roxanne Modafferi at UFC 230

Sijara Eubanks still has a chance to create a Madison Square Garden moment.
A day after it was announced that Eubanks would not be facing Valentina Shevchenko in a previously reported …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk Re-Inked for UFC 231

Officials have re-shuffled the deck after inking a deal for heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier to put his belt on the line against Derrick Lewis.
That means not only will Cormier vs. …read more

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Sijara Eubanks Rips UFC Officials Over Yanking Her Title Shot

Sijara Eubanks rips the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) over losing her shot at the women’s flyweight gold. Eubanks vs. Valentina Shevchenko was set to headline UFC 230 inside Madison Square …read more

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Eubanks: Pull Me From UFC 230 And You’ll Regret It!

Sijara Eubanks, regardless of whether or not she “deserved” the UFC 230 main event against Valentina Shevchenko, has a right to be angry. After all, “Sarj” signed a contract to …read more

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Eubanks slams ‘cowards’ White and Maynard for cancelling title fight

Sijara Eubanks slammed UFC president Dana White and matchmaker Mick Maynard on Twitter after her title fight against Valentina Shevchenko was scrapped. Sijara Eubanks is no longer fighting for the …read more

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Report: Shevchenko vs. Jedrzejczyk back on for UFC 231 in Canada

Valentina Shevchenko vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk is back on for UFC 231 now that Daniel Cormier vs. Derrick Lewis is headlining UFC 230, according to Dana White. Valentina Shevchenko has had …read more

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Sijara Eubanks reacts to Valentina Shevchenko fight cancellation, ‘Quit running this thing like a circus’

It’s pretty safe to say that today the No. 4 ranked flyweight contender and Ultimate Fighter season 26 finalist Sijara Eubanks didn’t get the news that she was expecting.
That news, …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk back on for UFC 231

Valentina Shevchenko and Joanna Jedrzejcyzk are back where they started, and Sijara Eubanks has been left out in the cold.
Following the news that the UFC 230 main event will now …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk back on as UFC 231 co-headliner

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With UFC 230’s headliner now set, the promotion is reshuffling the deck – and removing a controversial backup fight.
Valentina Shevchenko (15-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk Back On For UFC 231

Joanna Jedrzejczyk will not miss out on her shot at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s flyweight title after all. Many fans and experts were puzzled when UFC president Dana …read more

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White: Cormier Vs Lewis Official For UFC 230

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) asked mixed martial arts (MMA) fans to be content with a flyweight main event between Valentina Shevchenko and the unheralded Sijara Eubanks, a rather unusual (and …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk back on for UFC 231

The shiftings surrounding UFC 230 seem to be settling down. After one canceled flyweight title bout, it has led to another.
Originally, the currently vacant flyweight title was to be fought …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington says fights with Tyron Woodley, Nick Diaz were both discussed for UFC 230

From the sounds of it, UFC 230 will be headlined by a women’s flyweight title fight between Valentina Shevchenko and Sijara Eubanks. That being said, it also sounds like the …read more

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Conor McGregor Believes Nate Diaz vs. Dustin Poirier Should Headline UFC 230

The announcement that Valentina Shevchenko and Sijara Eubanks would headline UFC 230 came as a surprise to the MMA community, especially considering some of the other available options. …read more

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Katlyn Chookagian being discussed as fighter on standby for Valentina Shevchenko vs Sijara Eubanks flyweight title bout at UFC 230

It’s been a wild ride, and now in the wake of UFC 230’s main event announcement, the MMA world has been very, very upset to say the least.
That’s not to …read more

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Jedrzejczyk ‘shocked’ to find out she’s not fighting Shevchenko

Joanna Jedrzejczyk reacts to the UFC’s decision to move Valentina Shevchenko to the UFC 230 main event, leaving her without an opponent. The UFC badly needed a main event at …read more

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‘Angry’ Jedrzejczyk Rips UFC For Breach Of Contract

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s strawweight champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, wanted a full and complete fight camp before trying to overthrow former bantamweight title contender, Valentina Shevchenko.
I can’t say I …read more

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‘Shocked’ Joanna Jedrzejczyk says UFC ‘ignored’ signed contract for Valentina Shevchenko fight

Joanna Jedrzejczyk found out about the UFC 230 main event between Valentina Shevchenko and Sijara Eubanks the same way as everyone else: Through the work of reporters.
Unlike everyone else reading …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk issues lengthy statement on cancelled fight with Shevchenko: ‘I feel truly resentful’

Former UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk was expected to fight Valentina Shevchenko for the vacant women’s flyweight title at UFC 231 this December 8 in Toronto. Unfortunately for her, this …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk Reveals She Learned About Losing UFC Title Shot from Media

Just a couple days ago, Joanna Jedrzejczyk was booked to face Valentina Shevchenko for the vacant women’s flyweight title at UFC 231 on Dec. 8. …read more

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Latest UFC 230 Fight Card, TV Line Up For MSG

Desperate times call for desperate measures and UFC was forced to cobble together a flyweight title fight for the vacant 125-pound strap, featuring Valentina Shevchenko vs. Sijara Eubanks in the …read more

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White Ignores Salty UFC Fans, Hypes Shevchenko-Eubanks

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has some explaining to do after booking Valentina Shevchenko vs. Sijara Eubanks flyweight title fight for the UFC 230 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, …read more

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Joe Rogan: ‘I don’t even know who Sijara Eubanks is and I’m the commentator for the UFC’

Yesterday afternoon, news surfaced that Valentina Shevchenko and Sijara Eubanks are likely to battle for the vacant UFC women’s flyweight title in the main event of UFC 230 on November …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk reacts to the Valentina Shevchenko vs. Sijara Eubanks booking

Former UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk was expected to square off with Valentina Shevchenko for the promotions vacant flyweight title at UFC 231 this December in Toronto.
That all changed …read more

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What to do with Joanna Jedrzejczyk now

Joanna Jedrzejczyk was supposed to fight Valentina Shevchenko for the women’s flyweight title at UFC 231 in Toronto. The fight was signed and announced, but earlier today that all changed. …read more

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Twitter reacts to Valentina Shevchenko vs. Sijara Eubanks as UFC 230 headliner

Many in the MMA community were surprised – and angered – today when it was revealed Valentina Shevchenko vs. Sijara Eubanks for the vacant women’s flyweight title had been booked …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko vs. Sijara Eubanks Expected to Headline UFC 230 in New York

UFC 230 finally has a main event as a new women’s flyweight champion will be crowned when Valentina Shevchenko faces Sijara Eubanks on Nov. 3 at Madison Square Garden in …read more

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Sources: Shevchenko-Eubanks to fight Nov. 3

The UFC has booked a 125-pound women’s title fight between Valentina Shevchenko and Sijara Eubanks to headline its UFC 230 pay-per-view event on Nov. 3 in Madison Square Garden, according …read more

Source:: ESPN

Joe Rogan: ‘I don’t even know who Sijara Eubanks is’

The UFC 230 main event between Valentina Shevchenko vs. Sijara Eubanks has been met with negative reaction, including from UFC analyst Joe Rogan. After weeks of searching for a main …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko to face Sijara Eubanks in UFC 230 main event

UFC 230 has its main event, but at the cost of another marquee fight.
MMA Fighting’s Marc Raimondi confirmed with sources that Valentina Shevchenko has been moved from a previously announced …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko to Face Sijara Eubanks for Flyweight Title in UFC 230 Headliner

With less than a month to go before its next visit to Madison Square Garden, the Ultimate Fighting Championship was still scrambling for a signature fight to headline the marquee …read more

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UFC 230 finally has main event: Valentina Shevchenko vs. Sijara Eubanks for vacant flyweight title

At long last, the UFC’s return to Madison Square Garden finally has its main event.
Valentina Shevchenko (15-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) will take on Sijara Eubanks (3-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) for …read more

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REPORT | Valentina Shevchenko, Sijara Eubanks targeted to battle for flyweight title in UFC 230 main event

UFC 230, which goes down on November 3 in New York City, could finally have a main event, per ESPN’s Brett Okamoto. According to Okamoto’s report, Valentina Shevchenko is likely …read more

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Report: Shevchenko-Eubanks headlines UFC 230

The UFC is apparently going to scrap Valentina Shevchenko vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk in order to get UFC 230 its main event. UFC 230 at Madison Square Garden is only a …read more

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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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Valentina Shevchenko believes she has the advantage in fight with Joanna Jedrzejczyk

At UFC 231 in Toronto on December 8, the women’s flyweight title will be on the line. However, there will be no champion defending it, as former champion Nicco Montano …read more

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UFC 231: Valentina Shevchenko says she has more technique than Joanna Jedrzejczyk on feet

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Valentina Shevchenko has beaten Joanna Jedrzejczyk multiple times before in striking-only bouts. She anticipates the same result when the pair meet for the vacant …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2767 with Valentina Shevchenko and Fernanda Prates

Stream or download Monday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Valentina Shevchenko and Fernanda Prates.
UFC women’s flyweight Shevchenko is set to face Joanna Jedrzejczyk on Dec. 8 at UFC 231. …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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The 5 remaining options for UFC 230’s main event

With the vacant flyweight title bout between Valentina Shevchenko and Joanna Jedrzejczyk now official for UFC 231, UFC 230’s headliner options have gotten even more limited.
Despite it’s inching closer and …read more

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Jedrzejczyk-Shevchenko flyweight title bout set

Former strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk will move up in weight and fight Valentina Shevchenko for the vacant flyweight title at UFC 231 on Dec. 8 in Toronto, the promotion announced …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk for vacant UFC flyweight title added to UFC 231

Valentina Shevchenko and Joanna Jedrzejczyk will do battle for the vacant UFC women’s flyweight title at UFC 231 in Toronto.
UFC officials announced the fight on Thursday night.

What a fight …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk Faces Valentina Shevchenko for Vacant Flyweight Title at UFC 231

Joanna Jedrzejczyk will make her long awaited move to 125 pounds when she faces Valentina Shevchenko to crown a new women’s flyweight champion at UFC 231 in Toronto on Dec. …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Valentina Shevchenko booked for UFC 231

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UFC 231 now is headlined by two title fights.
The promotion today announced a women’s flyweight title fight between champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk (14-2 MMA, 9-2 …read more

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BREAKING: Shevchenko vs. Jedrzejczyk Set for UFC 231

Dana White confirmed today on Sportscentre that there will be a new flyweight champion crowned at UFC 231 when Joanna Jedrzejczyk does battle with Valentina Shevchenko in Toronto, Canada. The …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk says Shevchenko title fight could happen this year, sends message to “jealous” flyweights

It’s sounding more and more likely that former UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk will move up to the flyweight division to battle Valentina Shevchenko for the division’s vacant title.
Speaking on …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk Tells UFC Women’s Flyweights to Not be Jealous

Joanna Jedrzejczyk tells women’s flyweights to avoid being jealous. Jedrzejczyk recently expressed interest in an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s flyweight title bout against Valentina Shevchenko. The gold was vacated …read more

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Jedrzejczyk on ‘jealous’ flyweights: You don’t have my big legacy

Joanna Jedrzejczyk responds to Ariel Helwani’s revelation that the UFC’s female flyweights aren’t happy about the possibility of her being matched up with Valentina Shevchenko to fight for the vacant …read more

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Jedrzejczyk Has A Message For Jealous Flyweights

When Nicco Montano was stripped of her Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight title after she was physically unable to defend it against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 228 a few weeks …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk Says She’s ‘Gotten Offer’ to Fight Valentina Shevchenko

The Ultimate Fighting Championship hasn’t announced who Valentina Shevchenko will face for the vacant women’s strawweight crown, but there’s a pretty decent chance her opponent could be former muay Thai …read more

Source:: Sherdog

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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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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Nicco Montaño believes Valentina Shevchenko was hoping UFC 228 fight wouldn’t happen

UFC 228, which went down last weekend in Dallas, Texas, was initially expected to be co-headlined by a women’s flyweight title fight between champion Nicco Montaño and challenger Valentina Shevchenko. …read more

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Nicco Montaño says she believes ‘deep down’ Valentina Shevchenko didn’t want to fight her at UFC 228

Valentina Shevchenko told anyone who would listen last week that she still did not believe Nicco Montaño would show up to fight her at UFC 228.
As it turns out, Shevchenko …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 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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Joanna Jedrzejczyk 'very open' to Valentina Shevchenko fight for UFC flyweight title

MOSCOW – Former UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk indicated she’s got some business issues to work through before she agrees to a flyweight title fight.
Assuming those are resolved, Jedrzejczyk …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 Ready For Fight With “Real Professional” Joanna Jedrzejczyk

This past weekend was not a pleasant one for Valentina Shevchenko. She was scheduled to co-main event the UFC 228 pay-per-view (PPV) from Dallas, Texas. Shevchenko was to challenge Nicco …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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Nicco Montano: Valentina Is Afraid To Fight Me

After Nicco Montano was pulled from the UFC 228 co-main event, Valentina Shevchenko was quick to offer her thoughts on the matter and she did not pull any punches as …read more

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‘Bullet’ Eyes Flyweight Title Fight Against ‘Joanna Champion’

Nicco Montano was unceremoniously stripped of her Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight title after she was unable to defend her strap for the first time against Valentina Shevchenko last Saturday …read more

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Shevchenko laughs off Montano statement, calls it ‘most funny post’ she’s ever heard

There’s nothing funny about what happened to the women’s flyweight championship fight at UFC 228, but Valentina Shevchenko is finding something to laugh about in the aftermath of what was …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Shevchenko: It’s Crazy Montano Showed Up 20 Pounds Over Weight

Shevchenko shares her thoughts on the UFC 228 debacle and her shot at the now-vacant flyweight belt. Valentina Shevchenko’s dreams of becoming a champion at UFC 228 in Dallas this …read more

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Jessica Andrade says she offered to fight Valentina Shevchenko for flyweight title at UFC 228

When Nicco Montano was hospitalized ahead of her planned UFC 228 title fight with Valentina Shevchenko, the UFC began a frantic and ultimately unsuccessful search for a replacement opponent. While …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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Nicco Montano Breaks Silence in Lengthy & Impassioned Statement

Nicco Montano has released a lengthy statement via Instagram to respond to the stripping of her flyweight championship and the lashing she took from would-be opponent Valentina Shevchenko for being …read more

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The MMA Hour with Nicco Montaño, Valentina Shevchenko, Din Thomas, Eddie Bravo in the Monday Morning Analyst, the Sound Off and more

The Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Hour returns to discuss what’s happening in the world of mixed martial arts and speak to a few guests. The following is a rundown of …read more

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Stripped Montano Has Harsh Words For ‘Egomaniac’ Shevchenko And UFC

The former women’s flyweight champ has some harsh words for Valentina Shevchenko and the UFC. Nicco Montano’s UFC 228 title defense turned into a big dumpster fire on Friday afternoon …read more

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Nicco Montano: UFC stripping title 'completely uncalled for;' Valentina Shevchenko is 'heartless'

Nicco Montano has broken her silence after being stripped of the UFC women’s flyweight title Friday.
Montano (4-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) was hospitalized Friday prior to being scheduled to weigh in …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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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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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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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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Nicco Montano Stripped of Women’s Flyweight Title After Being Pulled from UFC 228

Nicco Montano is no longer a UFC champion.
Following a tumultuous morning where the New Mexico native was pulled from her UFC 228 fight against Valentina Shevchenko after suffering through a …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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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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BREAKING: Nicco Montano Stripped of Flyweight Championship

Nicco Montano has been stripped of her flyweight championship after being pulled from the UFC 228 co-main event against Valentina Shevchenko. Aaron Bronsteter of TSN Sports broke the news moments …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

Source:: MMAFighting

Montano stripped of title; Shevchenko fight off

Nicco Montano, who was scheduled to defend her UFC flyweight title against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 228, has been stripped of her title and will not fight Saturday after she …read more

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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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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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Shevchenko ‘not surprised’ Montano can’t fight at UFC 228

UFC 228’s women’s flyweight title fight is off, and challenger Valentina Shevchenko is not happy about it. Valentina Shevchenko is not happy she won’t have a chance to win UFC …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 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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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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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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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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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

Source:: MMANews

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

Source:: MMAWeekly

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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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.
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