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Julianna Peña: Taila Santos beat Valentina Shevchenko with one eye at UFC 275

Julianna Pena thinks Taila Santos was robbed against Valentina Shevchenko.
Flyweight champion Shevchenko (23-3 MMA, 12-2 UFC) notched her seventh title defense when she edged out Santos (19-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) …read more

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Taila Santos says she “was surprised by how easy” her fight against Valentina Shevchenko was

Taila Santos thought her UFC 275 fight against Valentina Shevchenko would be harder than it was. Santos had a ton of success early on using her wrestling and many thought …read more

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Shevchenko is no monster - Santos says title fight was ‘easy’

Taila Santos lost Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275. | Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images

Women’s flyweight contender Taila Santos looks back on her performance …read more

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Shevchenko Shares Theory On Why Santos Performed Well At UFC 275

Valentina Shevchenko was given a real run for her money at UFC 275 by Taila Santos this past weekend.

Shevchenko successfully retained her 125-pound title over Santos via split decision in …read more

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Posted on June 18, 2022, 2:16 am By
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Taila Santos After Valentina Shevchenko Fight: “She’s Not All That”

UFC Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko didn’t bring anything to UFC 275 that Taila Santos hadn’t seen before.

Shevchenko earned a split decision win over Santos in the UFC 275 co-headliner. But …read more

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Posted on June 16, 2022, 1:16 am By
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Taila Santos believes she defeated Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275, wants rematch: “There’s no point fighting someone else”

Taila Santos believes that she should’ve defeated Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275 last Saturday. Last weekend, the Brazilian headed into her flyweight title bout with ‘The Bullet’ as a massive …read more

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Taila Santos believes she won at least 3 rounds against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275, wants rematch

Taila Santos had Valentina Shevchenko in trouble with a rear-naked choke. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Taila Santos came close to pulling off a …read more

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Video: Was Valentina Shevchenko lucky to leave UFC 275 with belt?

Valentina Shevchenko left Singapore with a title, but it wasn’t just handed to her.
Perhaps one of the more overlooked fighters on the UFC 275 card, Taila Santos proved herself a …read more

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Posted on June 15, 2022, 1:16 pm By
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The MMA Hour with Jiri Prochazka, Taila Santos, Thunder Rosa, Jack Della Maddalena, and Danny Sabatello at 1 p.m. ET

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Wednesday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko shares post-UFC 275 bikini photo

UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko narrowly retained her title in the UFC 275 co-main event defeating Taila Santos by split decision.

On Tuesday, “Bullet” posted a photo of …read more

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Bisping: Shevchenko ‘had to fight through real adversity’ against Santos

Valentina Shevchenko and Taila Santos at UFC 275. | Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images

The UFC color commentator believes a rematch between Shevchenko …read more

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Fans React To Price Tag On Valentina Shevchenko’s Event-Worn Shorts

Despite a closely contested win at UFC 275, someone paid big money for UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko’s shorts.

Shevchenko held off Taila Santos to earn a split decision victory (49-46, …read more

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‘Queen’ Tate Missed Chance To Expose Shevchenko

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Reigning UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko nearly coughed up her 125-pound title against Brazilian bruiser Taila Santos in …read more

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Daniel Cormier believes accidental clash of heads saved Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275: “I thought Santos won the fight”

Daniel Cormier believes the accidental clash of heads saved Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275. It was Valentina Shevchenko (23-3 MMA) vs Taila Santos (19-2 MMA) in the women’s flyweight co-main …read more

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Miesha Tate Is Bummed That Santos Exposed Shevchenko’s Vincibility

Former UFC bantamweight champion Miesha Tate wasn’t surprised by Valentina Shevchenko’s narrow victory over Taila Santos at UFC 275.

Shevchenko earned a split decision victory over Santos in the UFC 275 …read more

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Taila Santos’s manager reveals she fought through broken orbital bone against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275

UFC women’s flyweight contender Taila Santos fought through a broken orbital bone against Valentina Shevchenko. Last Saturday night, the Brazilian met ‘The Bullet’ in the co-main event of UFC 275. …read more

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Miesha Tate looking forward to grappling with Valentina Shevchenko: “I’m licking my chops”

UFC women’s flyweight contender Miesha Tate is looking forward to fighting Valentina Shevchenko. Last Saturday night, ‘The Bullet’ faced off against Taila Santos at UFC 275. Despite entering the bout …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko reveals she was fighting injured against Taila Santos at UFC 275

Valentina Shevchenko has revealed that she was fighting injured against Taila Santos this past weekend at UFC 275. It was Valentina Shevchenko (23-3 MMA) vs Taila Santos (19-2 MMA) this …read more

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Michael Bisping says Taila Santos made Valentina Shevchenko 'look human' at UFC 275, calls for rematch

Michael Bisping thinks Taila Santos might’ve done enough to dethrone UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko.
Shevchenko (23-3 MMA, 12-2 UFC) notched her seventh title defense when she edged out Santos by split …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko Reveals She Suffered Foot Injury Leading Up to UFC 275

While an accidental clash of heads may have hindered Taila Santos in the championship rounds of the UFC 275 co-main event, flyweight queen Valentina Shevchenko was also apparently limited during …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for champs Jiri Prochazka, Valentina Shevchenko after UFC 275?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Glover Teixeira, Taila Santos after UFC 275 losses?)
The UFC’s first pay-per-view event in Singapore went down Saturday with UFC 275, and the …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Glover Teixeira, Taila Santos after UFC 275 losses?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for champs Jiri Prochazka, Valentina Shevchenko after UFC 275?)
The UFC 275 title fight results in Singapore were not kind to Brazilian fighters.
In the …read more

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Robbery Review: Valentina Shevchenko vs. Taila Santos at UFC 275

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Few things infuriate MMA fans more than a fight being scored incorrectly, though the term “robbery” tends to be thrown …read more

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Posted on June 13, 2022, 3:16 pm By
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Santos Needs Surgery After Shevchenko Loss

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UFC flyweight contender Taila Santos suffered a broken orbital bone and will require surgery after an accidental clash of …read more

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Taila Santos Suffered Broken Orbital from Accidental Clash of Heads at UFC 275

The accidental clash of heads that left Taila Santos with significant swelling near her right eye in the UFC 275 co-main event will force the Brazilian to go under the …read more

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Posted on June 12, 2022, 5:16 pm By
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Valentina Shevchenko defends scoring in UFC 275 title fight: 'What counts the most in MMA is damage'

SINGAPORE – Valentina Shevchenko is confident the right decision was made in her UFC 275 co-main event with Taila Santos.
Shevchenko (23-3 MMA, 12-2 UFC) recorded her seventh consecutive title defense …read more

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That’s why I didn’t dance - Shevchenko reveals she had foot injury

Valentina Shevchenko prepares for her UFC 275 title fight with Taila Santos. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko reveals sustaining …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko vs. Taila Santos official scorecard from UFC 275

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Valentina Shevchenko just had the closest call of her flyweight title reign.
Although Shevchenko successfully logged her seventh straight title …read more

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Fighters React to Valentina Shevchenko Holding Off Santos

Valentina Shevchenko is still your UFC women’s flyweight champion after just holding off Taila Santos at UFC 275.

Shevchenko entered the fight with six successful title defenses as flyweight champion. “Bullet” …read more

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UFC 275 results: Valentina Shevchenko edges Taila Santos by split decision after toughest title-fight test

SINGAPORE – Valentina Shevchenko’s seventh women’s flyweight title defense was her most difficult to date as she narrowly defeated Taila Santos in the UFC 275 co-main event.
Shevchenko (23-3 MMA, 12-2 …read more

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Twitter reacts to Valentina Shevchenko surviving scare from Taila Santos to defend gold at UFC 275

Valentina Shevchenko’s reign over the women’s flyweight division continued on Saturday with her latest title defense against Taila Santos at UFC 275.
Shevchenko (23-3 MMA, 12-2 UFC) registered her seventh consecutive …read more

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UFC 275: Pros react to Shevchenko’s split decision win over Santos

Valentina Shevchenko defeated Taila Santos at UFC 275. | Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images

Valentina Shevchenko defeated Taila Santos at UFC 275. On Twitter, …read more

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Posted on June 12, 2022, 4:46 am By
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UFC 275 results: Valentina Shevchenko retains title with razor-close split decision win over Taila Santos

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Valentina Shevchenko was pushed to the limit at UFC 275 but she still left Singapore as flyweight champion after …read more

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Pros react after Valentina Shevchenko defeats Taila Santos at UFC 275

Tonight’s UFC 275 event was co-headlined by a women’s flyweight title fight featuring Valentina Shevchenko taking on Taila Santos. Shevchenko (23-3 MMA) was returning to action for the first time …read more

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‘49-46?! Whoever that was, FIRED’: Pros score Valentina Shevchenko vs. Taila Santos at UFC 275

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Whatever fighters thought about the scoring in UFC 275’s co-headliner, they had no doubt that Valentina Shevchenko had been …read more

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UFC 275 results: Shevchenko squeaks by Santos to retain title

Valentina Shevchenko squeaked by Taila Santos with split decision to keep her flyweight belt in the UFC 275 co-main event | Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images

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Valentina Shevchenko vs. Taila Santos full fight video highlights

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Watch Valentina Shevchenko vs. Taila Santos full fight video highlights from the co-main event of UFC 275, courtesy of …read more

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Shevchenko Survives Early Scare, Splits Santos In Singapore

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*** Watch Valentina Shevchenko vs. Taila Santos full fight video highlights right here!!!! *** The pound-for-pound best female fighter …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko scrapes by with split decision win over Taila Santos

Many fans thought Valentina Shevchenko was unbeatable and the matchup with Taila Santos would be another easy win for the reigning flyweight queen … they were wrong about half of …read more

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UFC 275 Results: Valentina Shevchenko defeats Taila Santos (Highlights)

Tonight’s UFC 275 event is co-headlined by a women’s flyweight title fight featuring Valentina Shevchenko taking on Taila Santos. Shevchenko (22-3 MMA) was last seen in action at September’s UFC …read more

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UFC 275 live blog: Valentina Shevchenko vs. Taila Santos

Valentina Shevchenko vs. Taila Santos ahead of UFC 275 | Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images

This is the UFC 275 live blog for Valentina …read more

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UFC 275: Valentina Shevchenko vs. Taila Santos live results, discussion, PBP

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Join us today on Bloody Elbow for live results, discussion, round scoring, and play-by-play as UFC 275 takes place …read more

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UFC 275 fight card primer: Shevchenko vs. Santos

Valentina Shevchenko and Taila Santos at weigh-ins for UFC 275. | Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images

Get up to date on the co-main …read more

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Posted on June 11, 2022, 10:16 pm By
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Dana White: ‘Insane’ that Valentina Shevchenko is such a massive favorite over Taila Santos

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Valentina Shevchenko is arguably the UFC’s most dominant champion, but UFC president Dana White warns not …read more

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Archives: Shevchenko Comments On Being In Peru Shootout (2016)

Tonight, Valentina Shevchenko will look to continue her reign of terror over her flyweight peers when she takes on Taila Santos in the co-main event of UFC 275. Win or …read more

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Preview! ‘Bullet’ Targets Santos In UFC 275 Co-Main

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Reigning UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko will defend her 125-pound title against top division contender Taila Santos in the …read more

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Can ‘very tough’ Taila Santos upset ‘special’ Valentina Shevchenko? Jessica Andrade weighs-in

Valentina Shevchenko and Jessica Andrade | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Valentina Shevchenko is a massive favorite going into her UFC 275 fight with Taila …read more

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Shevchenko Details Why Santos’ Power Hasn’t Translated To The Octagon

UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko believes that there’s a clear explanation for Taila Santos’ struggle to finish her UFC opponents with strikes.

This weekend at UFC 275, one of the …read more

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Posted on June 10, 2022, 9:16 pm By
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There Will Be Blood

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Reigning UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko will defend her 125-pound title against top division contender Taila Santos in …read more

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UFC 275 weigh-ins: Valentina Shevchenko, Taila Santos hit marks, face off before title fight

SINGAPORE – The UFC 275 women’s flyweight title fight between Valentina Shevchenko and Taila Santos is official for Saturday’s co-main event.
Shevchenko (22-3 MMA, 11-2 UFC) will put her title on the …read more

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UFC 275 Clash: Shevchenko Vs. Santos!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s Flyweight elites Valentina Shevchenko and Taila Santos will collide this weekend (Sat., …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko “would love” to fight Miesha Tate if ‘Cupcake’ beats Lauren Murphy at UFC 276

Valentina Shevchenko has her eyes on Miesha Tate for a potential title defense. Shevchenko is set to face Taila Santos in the co-main event of UFC 275 as she looks …read more

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Shevchenko Thinks Santos Is Recycling The Rhetoric Of Her Past Victims

Valentina Shevchenko believes Taila Santos’ confidence ahead of their UFC 275 clash is an attempt to “hypnotize herself.”

Shevchenko will put her 125-pound title up for grabs against the Brazilian challenger. …read more

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Chael Sonnen discusses Taila Santos’s path to victory against Valentina Shevchenko: “There are ways to beat the bullet”

Chael Sonnen believes that UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko could lose to Taila Santos. ‘The Bullet’ is set to face the Brazilian this Saturday in the co-main event of …read more

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UFC 275 | Pro fighters make their picks for Valentina Shevchenko vs. Taila Santos title fight

In the co-main event of UFC 275, the women’s flyweight title is up for grabs as Valentina Shevchenko looks to defend her belt for the seventh time against Taila Santos. …read more

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UFC 275 | Pro fighters make their picks for Valentina Shevchenko vs. Taila Santos title fight

In the co-main event of UFC 275, the women’s flyweight title is up for grabs as Valentina Shevchenko looks to defend her belt for the seventh time against Taila Santos. …read more

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UFC 275 breakdown: Valentina Shevchenko vs. Taila Santos could come down to one critical aspect

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the co-main event for UFC 275.
UFC 275 takes place Saturday at Singapore Indoor Stadium in …read more

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UFC 275 video feature: Valentina Shevchenko vs. Taila Santos

UFC 275 is co-headlined by a women’s flyweight title fight between champion Valentina Shevchenko and Taila Santos.
Before they step into the octagon, get hyped for their showdown with the video …read more

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White Warns Fans Not To Sleep On Taila Santos Against Shevchenko

UFC President Dana White thinks fans are underestimating Taila Santos against flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko this weekend.

Santos will face Shevchenko in the UFC 275 co-main event in Singapore this Saturday. …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko claims Taila Santos is “trying to hypnotize herself” by thinking she can win at UFC 275

Valentina Shevchenko has heard all the talk that Taila Santos will be one of her toughest title defenses in recent memory. Shevchenko is set to face the Brazilian in the …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko: Taila Santos 'hypnotizing' herself thinking she can beat me at UFC 275

SINGAPORE – Valentina Shevchenko doesn’t think Taila Santos actually thinks she can beat her.
Like most of flyweight champion Shevchenko’s opponents, Santos is a big underdog heading into the UFC 275 …read more

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Taila Santos located 'flaws' in Valentina Shevchenko ahead of UFC 275 title bout

SINGAPORE – Taila Santos knows she’s got a massive task ahead of her at UFC 275, but thinks he’s up for the challenge.
Santos (19-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) is set to …read more

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Video: UFC 275 media day staredowns

SINGAPORE – Watch the UFC 275 staredowns following Wednesday’s media day featuring light heavyweight champ Glover Teixeira and Jiri Prochazka, flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko and challenger Taila Santos, former champs …read more

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Coach Conversations | Valentina Shevchenko vs Taila Santos

Elite MMA Coaches Break Down UFC 275’s Women’s Flyweight Co-Main Event
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Santos Looks To Replicate Peña’s UFC 269 Upset Against Shevchenko

UFC women’s flyweight contender Taila Santos is looking to pull a Julianna Peña when she challenges for Valentina Shevchenko’s title this weekend.

Since a debut defeat to Mara Romero Borella, Santos …read more

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Kenny Florian discusses what Taila Santos must do to beat Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275: “Go in there early Wanderlei Silva style berserker mode”

Kenny Florian has given his thoughts on what Taila Santos needs to do in order to defeat Valentina Shevchenko. This Saturday night at UFC 275, Taila Santos faces the toughest …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko reveals secret to her success ahead of UFC 275

Valentina Shevchenko faces Taila Santos at UFC 275 | Photo by Alex Bierens de Haan/Getty Images

A decision Valentina Shevchenko made early in her career …read more

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UFC 275 Countdown: Valentina Shevchenko vs. Taila Santos

UFC 275 Countdown previews the flyweight title fight co-main event between current champion Valentina Shevchenko and Taila Santos. See these athletes train and prepare for their bouts on Saturday, June …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko Breaks Down Taila Santos To Her Face

UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko recently assessed the threat of upcoming opponent Taila Santos during a face-to-face virtual press conference.

Shevchenko has sat on the 125-pound throne since winning the …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko: I Can Fight Nunes & Peña At The Same Time

UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko isn’t short of confidence ahead of potential rematches with Amanda Nunes and Julianna Peña.

Shevchenko is slated to face Taila Santos in her next flyweight …read more

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