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Dillon Danis takes aim at Valentina Shevchenko for supporting Jon Jones

Bellator star Dillon Danis has taken exception to UFC champion Valentina Shevchenko defending Jon Jones during his recent arrest. The mixed martial arts community, for the most part, reacted incredibly …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko Says Jon Jones Will Come Back Stronger Following DWI Arrest

From one UFC champion to another, Valentina Shevchenko has words of encouragement for Jon Jones. Much has already been made about the recent arrest of Jones. Police in Albuquerque, New …read more

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Shevchenko vouches for ‘kind and noble’ Jon Jones after arrest

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One UFC fighter showing support for Jon Jones after his recent arrest is Valentina Shevchenko. UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko has showed her support …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko defends 'kind and noble' Jon Jones after fellow UFC champ's arrest

At a time when trashing Jon Jones is the popular move, Valentina Shevchenko is going against the grain and coming to the defense of a fellow UFC champion.
Jones (26-1 MMA, …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko comes to the defense of Jon Jones following recent arrest

Valentina Shevchenko has defended fellow UFC champion Jon Jones following his recent arrest for a DWI, an open container and negligent use of a firearm. News broke of Jones’ arrest …read more

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Joanne Calderwood and the challenge of training for Valentina Shevchenko in uncertain times

Coach John Wood knows a thing or two about big upsets.
Owner of Syndicate MMA in Las Vegas, Wood has another tough task in front of him when Joanne Calderwood challenges …read more

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UFC Champion Valentina Shevchenko Praises Halle Berry

UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko has high praise for Halle Berry after working with her on the set of “Bruised.” It’s no secret that Berry takes her craft seriously. …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko says Halle Berry “has the skills” to be an MMA fighter

Current UFC flyweight champion, Valentina Shevchenko recently discussed her upcoming title fight with Joanne Calderwood as well as her budding friendship with Halle Berry. The pair recently worked together in …read more

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Chael Sonnen says Valentina Shevchenko vs. Weili Zhang is ‘not a superfight’ right now

Chael Sonnen doesn’t believe Valentina Shevchenko vs. Weili Zhang is a true superfight, at least not yet. Zhang has talked about wanting to fight Shevchenko down the line, but the …read more

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UFC rankings update: Weili Zhang zips past Valentina Shevchenko on P4P list

The official UFC rankings have been updated after last Saturday’s UFC 248 card, and in a fairly surprising twist, not much has changed. That’s probably because UFC 248 featured precisely …read more

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Zhang Weili has options after epic title defense, but rest comes first

Zhang Weili praised Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s ‘warrior’ spirit and can see a potential rematch. But what about Valentina Shevchenko? …read more

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Shevchenko: Zhang Finally Knows What It’s Like To Face Real Competition

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s flyweight champion, Valentina Shevchenko, quickly shut down way-too early chatter of a potential “champion vs champion” showdown against strawweight …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko thinks Zhang Weili lost at UFC 248, expects title reign to end next fight

Valentina Shevchenko became considers herself educated on Zhang Weili after watching UFC 248, and she came away with mixed reviews.
Shevchenko (19-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC), the UFC women’s flyweight champion, previously …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko believes Weili Zhang loses her title in next fight

Valentina Shevchenko doubts Weili Zhang will be a UFC champion for much longer. In the co-main event of UFC 248, Zhang edged out a split-decision win over Joanna Jedrzejczyk. The …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko believes Weili Zhang loses her title in her next fight

Valentina Shevchenko doubts Weili Zhang will be a UFC champion for much longer. In the co-main event of UFC 248, Zhang edged out a split-decision win over Joanna Jedrzejczyk. The …read more

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Zhang Weili has options after epic title defense, but rest comes first

Zhang Weili praised Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s ‘warrior’ spirit and can see a potential rematch. But what about Valentina Shevchenko? …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko believes Joanna Jedrzejczyk should’ve won judges decision at UFC 248

If UFC flyweight champion, Valentina Shevchenko was a judge she would’ve awarded Joanna Jedrzejczyk the strawweight title on Saturday. In the co-main event of UFC 248, Jedrzejczyk was taking on …read more

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Calderwood Logging Off To Avoid Twitter Takes

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UFC fan favorite, Joanne Calderwood, will compete for the promotion’s flyweight title when she battles Valentina Shevchenko in the upcoming …read more

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Joanne Calderwood Not Listening To Talk That Valentina Shevchenko Is Unbeatable

Joanne Calderwood isn’t listening to anyone counting her out against Valentina Shevchenko. At UFC 251 in Perth, Australia on June 6, Calderwood will fight for the flyweight title against Shevchenko. …read more

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Joanne Calderwood reacts to being counted out against Valentina Shevchenko

Scotland’s Joanne Calderwood will get the next crack at UFC flyweight champion Valentina, but the MMA community isn’t giving her much of a shot.
Ahead of the fight, Calderwood has been …read more

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Henry Cejudo Likens Conor McGregor’s Past Antics To ‘Terrorist Attacks’

Henry Cejudo continues to throw verbal jabs at Conor McGregor. Cejudo hasn’t been shy in taking aim at just about everyone. From Jose Aldo to Valentina Shevchenko, Cejudo’s cringe appears …read more

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Perth Day! Aussies Get Shevchenko Vs Calderwood In June

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We knew it was happening. Now we know where.
Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s flyweight champion, Valentina Shevchenko, will make her next 125-pound title defense opposite Joanne Calderwood …read more

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Perth, Australia announced as venue for UFC 251

UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko has frequently made clear that one of her favorite aspects of her fight career is the ability to travel and see the world.
Well, now the …read more

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UFC 251, Valentina Shevchenko vs. Joanne Calderwood Headed to Perth on June 7

Valentina Shevchenko has a location and venue for her next UFC flyweight title defense. …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko vs. Joanne Calderwood opening betting odds released

The opening betting odds have been released for the upcoming UFC women’s flyweight title fight at UFC 251 between champion Valentina Shevchenko and challenger Joanne Calderwood.
ESPN broke the news this …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko’s next title defense opposite Joanne Calderwood at UFC 251

UFC champion Valentina Shevchenko has her next assignment.
The women’s flyweight champion has verbally agreed to face Joanne Calderwood at UFC 251 on June 6 with a location for the card …read more

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Shevchenko vs. Calderwood targeted for UFC 251

Thomas Shea-USA TODAY Sports

Reigning UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko’s next title defense is nearly finalized. Less than two weeks after another dominant title performance, UFC women’s flyweight …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko to Defend Flyweight Crown vs. Joanne Calderwood at UFC 251

Valentina Shevchenko will continue her quest to clean out the women’s flyweight division when she defends her crown against Joanne Calderwood at UFC 251. …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko vs. Joanne Calderwood in the works for UFC 251 in June

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko won’t have to wait long for her next title defense as she’s expected to face Joanne Calderwood at UFC 251 on …read more

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Breaking | Valentina Shevchenko vs. Joanne Calderwood set for UFC 251

Valentina Shevchenko has her fourth title defense set as she will battle Joanne Calderwood at UFC 251 on June 6.
Calderwood was the presumed number one contender for Valentina Shevchenko following …read more

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Rogan: ‘Scary Monster’ Shevchenko Does Everything Perfect

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Aside from two close losses to current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) “champ champ,” Amanda Nunes, Valentina Shevchenko has been on a …read more

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Joe Rogan Heaps Praise On ‘Scary’ UFC Champion Valentina Shevchenko

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan has high praise for Valentina Shevchenko. Shevchenko is the reigning UFC women’s flyweight champion. She’s coming off a successful title defense earlier this month. “Bullet” …read more

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Joe Rogan fawns over ‘f**king monster’ Valentina Shevchenko

If you’ve ever heard Joe Rogan commentate a Valentina Shevchenko fight, you know how highly he thinks of her. On a recent episode of his Joe Rogan Experience podcast, however, …read more

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Joe Rogan fawns over ‘f**king monster’ Valentina Shevchenko

If you’ve ever heard Joe Rogan commentate a Valentina Shevchenko fight, you know how highly he thinks of her. On a recent episode of his Joe Rogan Experience podcast, however, …read more

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VIDEO | Duane Ludwig breaks down Valentina Shevchenko’s spinning kick

UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko was in top form at UFC 247 last Saturday, defending her belt with a lopsided beatdown of top contender Katlyn Chookagian.
Shevchenko ultimately finished the …read more

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UFC 247 Fight Motion: watch Jon Jones defeat Dominick Reyes in super slow-motion

Watch the fight highlights from UFC 247: Jones vs. Reyes in this super slow-motion playback.
UFC 247 Fight Motion recaps the most exciting moments and highlights, including Valentina Shevchenko’s masterful victory …read more

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UFC 247 medical suspensions: Valentina Shevchenko potentially facing 6-month sit

UFC 247 was an entertaining card with plenty of finishes and some exciting, back-and-forth wars. Unfortunately, as is so often the case with entertaining cards of this kind, the result …read more

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UFC 247 Medical Suspensions: Valentina Shevchenko Faces Six-Month Sit

The UFC 247 medical suspensions are in. Three fighters are facing six-month sits. Those are UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko, Journey Newson and Andre Ewell. The Texas Department of …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko: Halle Berry attending UFC 247 ‘was one of the biggest motivations for me’

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Halle Berry got to witness her friend Valentina Shevchenko’s masterclass victory over Katlyn Chookagian firsthand in Houston, Texas at UFC 247 on Saturday night. …read more

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Dana White Shares High Praise For Valentina Shevchenko After UFC 247

UFC president Dana White was very impressed by Valentina Shevchenko’s performance at UFC 247. In the co-main event, Shevchenko defended her flyweight title for the third time as she TKO’d …read more

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Eurobash: Episode 69 with Valentina Shevchenko, Leah McCourt, Nathaniel Wood & Ross Houston

On this week’s Eurobash, UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko (9:30) discusses her next move following her emphatic win over Katlyn Chookagian at UFC 247 and sheds light on her relationship …read more

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Jessica Eye asks UFC for ‘another chance’ against Valentina Shevchenko

Jessica Eye has called for a rematch with Valentina Shevchenko.
After Shevchenko beat Katlyn Chookagian at UFC 247, Eye took to Twitter to ask the UFC for another crack at the …read more

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Dana White praises ‘absolute gangster’ Valentina Shevchenko

Dana White has heaped praise on Valentina Shevchenko following UFC 247.
This past Saturday night, Shevchenko put her UFC women’s flyweight title on the line against Katlyn Chookagian. While Shevchenko’s previous …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko focused on flyweight contenders, says Amanda Nunes rematch will ‘happen sometime’

Valentina Shevchenko | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

All Valentina Schevchenko wants is for the UFC to keep lining them up – so she can knock them down.
Saturday’s UFC 247 …read more

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Ariel Helwani's MMA Show to feature Dominick Reyes, Valentina Shevchenko

Does Reyes expect an immediate rematch? Will Amanda Nunes be next for “Bullet”? Stay tuned. …read more

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Katlyn Chookagian reacts following loss to Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 247

Katlyn Chookagian has reacted to her loss after getting stopped by Valentina Shevchenko last weekend at UFC 247.
The No. 1 ranked contender challenged the reigning champion for the flyweight title …read more

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What’s next for the stars of UFC 247?

In the main event of UFC 247, Jon Jones was taking on the undefeated challenger in Dominick Reyes. The co-main attraction saw flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko looking to continue her …read more

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Morning Report: Joe Rogan, Dominick Cruz lament MMA judging criteria following UFC 247

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On Saturday night, UFC 247 took place in Houston, TX, and though both Valentina Shevchenko and Jon Jones retained their titles, the …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Jon Jones, Valentina Shevchenko and UFC 247's key winning fighters?

After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next.
With another night of UFC action in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to look forward, put on …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko names three potential opponents for next title defense

UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko named three potential opponents for the next defense of her 125lbs title.
Shevchenko took on Katlyn Chookagian in the co-main event of UFC 247 and …read more

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Dana White ‘absolutely’ impressed by Valentina Shevchenko’s UFC 247 win: ‘She’s a gangster’

Valentina Shevchenko finished Katlyn Chookagian in the third round to defend her title at UFC 247 on Saturday. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Six months after a lackluster title …read more

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UFC 247 moments: Jones' decisive fifth round; White's reaction to scoring

Jon Jones needed a decisive fifth round to avoid a major upset, and Valentina Shevchenko continued to evolve. …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko proud of UFC 247 domination, names three potential next challengers

HOUSTON – Valentina Shevchenko is proud of her work.
The UFC women’s flyweight champion, Shevchenko (19-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) successfully defended her belt for the third time Saturday when she defeated …read more

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UFC 247 video recap: Shevchenko dominates, stops Chookagian in third

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In the co-main event of UFC 247, Valentina Shevchenko beat Katlyn Chookagian by third round TKO. Valentina Shevchenko outclassed Katlyn Chookagian in the co-main …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko breaks down her domination of Katlyn Chookagian at UFC 247 (full scrum video)

UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko put on another masterful performance with her domination of Katlyn Chookagian at UFC 247 on Saturday night in Houston, Texas.
As she has done so many …read more

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Key moments: Jones' decisive fifth round; Shevchenko's ground assault

Jon Jones needed a big final round to avoid a major upset, and Valentina Shevchenko continued to evolve. …read more

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Who should be next for Jon Jones and Valentina Shevchenko?

Will heavyweight be Jones’ next step? Will Shevchenko find a worthy opponent? Brett Okamoto examines the paths ahead. …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko stops Katlyn Chookagian in UFC 247 co-main event

Valentina Shevchenko continued her dominance over the women’s flyweight division on Saturday in the UFC 247 co-main event in Houston, Texas. Shevchenko faced top ranked conteneder Katlyn Chookagian at Toyota …read more

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UFC 247 results: Valentina Shevchenko dominates Katlyn Chookagian to retain title

Valentina Shevchenko is still the UFC women’s flyweight champion.
“Bullet” proved on Saturday night that’s she clearly the best fighter at 125 pounds with a dominant showing against Katlyn Chookagian in …read more

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Crucifix! Watch Shevchenko vs Chookagian highlights from UFC 247 co-main

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Watch clips from the UFC 247 co-main event UFC 247’s co-main event was a flyweight title bout between dominant champion Valentina Shevchenko and Katlyn Chookagian. …read more

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Twitter reacts to Valentina Shevchenko's title defense against Katlyn Chookagian at UFC 247

Valentina Shevchenko continued to prove she’s the top of the food chain in the women’s flyweight division when she defended her title against Katlyn Chookagian in the UFC 247 co-headliner.
Shevchenko …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko vs. Katlyn Chookagian full fight video highlights

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Watch Valentina Shevchenko vs. Katlyn Chookagian full fight video highlights from UFC 247’s co-main event above, courtesy of the UFC.
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UFC 247 results: Valentina Shevchenko dismantles Katlyn Chookagian in dominant TKO victory

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Valentina Shevchenko defended her flyweight title for the third time by absolutely shredding Katlyn Chookagian in a lopsided performance in the UFC 247 co-main event. …read more

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UFC 247 live blog: Valentina Shevchenko vs. Katlyn Chookagian

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This is the UFC 247 live blog for Valentina Shevchenko vs. Katlyn Chookagian, the flyweight co-headliner for Saturday’s fight card at Toyota Center in Houston, …read more

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UFC 247: Results and analysis for every bout

Will Jon Jones and Valentina Shevchenko retain their titles at the top of a stacked card in Houston? …read more

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UFC 247 Live results, analysis: Khaos Williams with statement win

Will Jon Jones and Valentina Shevchenko retain their titles at the top of a stacked card in Houston? Follow all of the results live. …read more

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UFC 247 Jon Jones vs. Dominick Reyes: Live results, analysis

Will Jon Jones and Valentina Shevchenko retain their titles at the top of a stacked card in Houston? Follow all of the results live. …read more

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UFC 247 fight card primer: Valentina Shevchenko vs. Katlyn Chookagian

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Get up date on the co-main event of UFC 247 between Valentina Shevchenko and Katlyn Chookagian. In the co-main event of UFC 247 this weekend, …read more

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Preview! ‘Bullet’ Takes Aim At ‘Blonde Fighter’

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Reigning women’s flyweight champion, Valentina Shevchenko, will make her next 125-pound title defense against No. 1-ranked division contender, Katlyn Chookagian, in the UFC 247 …read more

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UFC 247: Valentina Shevchenko vs. Katlyn Chookagian Toe-to-Toe Preview

Jason Silva – USA TODAY Sports

Phil and David breakdown everything you need to know about Valentina Shevchenko vs. Katlyn Choogagian for UFC 247, and everything you don’t about …read more

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Shevchenko says Chookagian ‘has no advantage’ over her

Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports

Flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko is not worried about her opponent’s potential size advantage ahead of UFC 247. She might be the smaller fighter, but flyweight …read more

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Katlyn Chookagian says she’ll dominate Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 247, open to Amanda Nunes matchup afterwards

Katlyn Chookagian is full of confidence heading into her first UFC title fight.
In the co-main event of UFC 247, Chookagian will take on current flyweight champion, Valentina Shevchenko and will …read more

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UFC 247 ceremonial weigh-in staredown: Valentina Shevchenko vs. Katlyn Chookagian

Women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko and Katlyn Chookagian stare down at the UFC 247 ceremonial weigh-ins from Houston, Texas. The two meet in Saturday’s co-main event.
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UFC 247 Clash: Shevchenko Vs. Chookagian!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Flyweight strikers Valentina Shevchenko and Katlyn Chookagian will collide this Saturday (Feb. 8, 2020) at UFC 247 from inside Toyota …read more

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UFC 247 predictions: Did Jon Jones and Valentina Shevchenko get unanimous nods in Houston?

Jones
vs.
Reyes
Shevchenko
vs.
Chookagian
Adams
vs.
Tafa
Bektic
vs.
Ige
Latifi
vs.
Lewis

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2020: 3-1

Jones
(71%)

Shevchenko
(90%)

Adams
(63%)

Bektic
(53%)

Lewis
(86%)

Simon Head
@simonhead
2020: 12-3
2019 Champion*

Jones

Shevchenko

Tafa

Bektic

Lewis

John Morgan
@MMAjunkieJohn
2020: 12-3

Jones

Shevchenko

Adams

Ige

Lewis

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
2020: 12-3

Jones

Shevchenko

Adams

Ige

Lewis

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2020: 12-3
2014 Champion

Jones

Shevchenko

Adams

Ige

Lewis

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
2020: 12-3

Jones

Shevchenko

Adams

Ige

Lewis

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2020: 12-3
2017 Champion

Jones

Shevchenko

Tafa

Ige

Lewis

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2020: 12-3

Reyes

Shevchenko

Adams

Ige

Lewis

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2020: 11-4

Jones

Shevchenko

Adams

Ige

Lewis

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2020: 11-4

Jones

Shevchenko

Adams

Ige

Lewis

Dave …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko explains why she requested to have new UFC contract include non-PPV events

Valentina Shevchenko has explained why she wanted to have her new UFC contract include non-PPV events.

Shevchenko is set to square off with Katlyn Chookagian in the co-main event of UFC …read more

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UFC 247 viewers guide: Will Dominick Reyes be the one to figure out Jon Jones?

Two of the UFC’s most dominant champions, Jon Jones and Valentina Shevchenko, defend their belts at UFC 247. How long can they rule the sport? …read more

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Dana White weighs in on potential champ vs. champ fights for Valentina Shevchenko

HOUSTON – There could very well be some big fights in Valentina Shevchenko’s future, but they won’t go down any time soon, at least according to UFC president Dana White
Thursday, …read more

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UFC 247’s Valentina Shevchenko says too many fighters ‘speak first, do second’

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“Bullet” is a woman of action and she says too many fighters have it backward. Valentina Shevchenko defines her career by the adage, “actions …read more

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UFC 247 media day face-offs: Jon Jones vs. Dominick Reyes; Valentina Shevchenko vs. Katlyn Chookagian

See Jon Jones, Dominick Reyes, Valentina Shevchenko, Katlyn Chookagian, Derrick Lewis, and the rest of the fighters staredown at the UFC 247 Face-Offs at Media Day.
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Katlyn Chookagian thinks some of Valentina Shevchenko's opponents lost before even fighting her

HOUSTON – Katlyn Chookagian thinks a large reason UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko has been able to dominate is because her opponents lost before the fight even started.
Chookagian (13-2 …read more

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UFC 247 | Pro fighters make their picks for Valentina Shevchenko vs. Katlyn Chookagian title fight

In the co-main event of UFC 247, Valentina Shevchenko is looking to defend her flyweight title for a third time when she battles Katlyn Chookagian. Heading into the fight, Shevchenko …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko doesn’t care if Katlyn Chookagian is a boring fighter: ‘My goal is to destroy everything that she has’ 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Valentina Shevchenko only has one objective in mind at UFC 247 and it’s not worrying about whether or not Katlyn Chookagian will help her engage …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko's driving motivation ahead of UFC 247? Be like James Bond

HOUSTON – Valentina Shevchenko is a renaissance woman. It’s appears like there are few things the reigning UFC women’s flyweight champion can’t do, and she relishes that mindset in every …read more

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Photo | Champions Jon Jones and Valentina Shevchenko pose together before UFC 247

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko posed together with their belts ahead of UFC 247.
Both Jones and Shevchenko are set to defend their …read more

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UFC 247 pre-event facts: Valentina Shevchenko has flawless flyweight resume

UFC action resumes Saturday with UFC 247, which takes place at Toyota Center in Houston with a main card that airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims …read more

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UFC 247 Embedded: ‘It’s fight week. It doesn’t get any better than this!’

On Episode 3 of UFC 247 Embedded, flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko shows off her sharpshooting skills. Opponent Katlyn Chookagian resets with a walk on the beach. Light heavyweight title challenger …read more

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UFC 247 Embedded, episode 3: ‘My beef with DC is all over’

In the third episode of UFC 247 Embedded, flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko shoots some guns, title challenger Katlyn Cookagian visits a chilly beach, Dominick Reyes starts his fight-week workouts, champ …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko Feels Weili Zhang Won UFC Title Under ‘Lucky Circumstances’

UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko needs to see more of strawweight title holder Weili Zhang before she gives her props. Zhang captured the UFC strawweight title with her TKO …read more

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UFC 247 Tinder Predictions: Jon Jones vs Dominick Reyes

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Jon Jones or Dominick Reyes? Valentina Shevchenko or Katlyn Chookagian? Tinder users make their picks for the UFC 247 title fights. …read more

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The A-Side Live Chat: UFC 247 preview, Jon Jones vs. Dominick Reyes, Valentina Shevchenko vs. Katlyn Chookagian, Colby Covington’s return and more

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This is The A-Side Live Chat on MMA Fighting.
For this episode, José Youngs and Alex Savas break down some of the top storylines in the …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko says Weili Zhang became champ due to ‘lucky circumstances’, not interested in potential superfight

Valentina Shevchenko believes Weili Zhang doesn’t deserve the chance to fight her for the women’s flyweight championship.
After Zhang beat Jessica Andrade at UFC Shenzhen back in August, she spoke about …read more

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UFC 247 Embedded, Episode 2: ‘It gets me up on a different level’

It the second episode of UFC 247 Embedded, Dominick Reyes watches the Super Bowl, Valentina Shevchenko heads to the beach, Katlyn Chookagian explains her training, Jon Jones trains, and more. …read more

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‘Let’s Go Touch The Water’

Will water bring good luck?
It certainly helped when Valentina Shevchenko defeated Holly Holm at UFC on FOX 20, so “Bullet” will head to the beach ahead of her Kaitlyn Chookagian …read more

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UFC 247 Embedded: ‘Nervous, excited, but ready to do exactly what I was born to do’

On Episode 2 of UFC 247 Embedded, light heavyweight Dominick Reyes loads up for a travel day and gets fight inspiration from the Super Bowl. Flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko draws …read more

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UFC 247 Media Call: Jon Jones vs. Dominick Reyes and Valentina Shevchenko vs. Katlyn Chookagian

On Saturday, Feb. 8, Jon Jones returns to the Octagon. He headlines UFC 247 opposite undefeated rising contender Dominick Reyes in the main event in Houston, Texas.
The bout will be …read more

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Katlyn Chookagian won't alter style against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 247

Katlyn Chookagian has worked her way to a UFC title shot by employing a style that could be termed both methodical and effective.
Chookagian (13-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) doesn’t take wild …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Valentina Shevchenko focused on Katlyn Chookagian, not superfights entering UFC 247

Valentina Shevchenko is focused on Katlyn Chookagian entering UFC 247.
That’s it.
Shevchenko (18-3 MMA, 7-2 UFC), the UFC flyweight champion, made that abundantly clear during the UFC 247 media conference call …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie