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Miesha Tate expects title shot against Valentina Shevchenko with win over Lauren Murphy at UFC on ABC 3: “If not me then who else?”

Miesha Tate believes she has a good chance of earning a title shot against Valentina Shevchenko if she can beat Lauren Murphy. On July 16 at UFC Long Island, Miesha …read more

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Miesha Tate expects shot at UFC champ Valentina Shevchenko with Lauren Murphy win: 'If not me then who else?'

Miesha Tate doesn’t see her road to UFC flyweight gold being a long one.
Tate (19-8 MMA, 6-5 UFC), a former bantamweight champion, makes her debut at 125 pounds against Lauren …read more

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Sarah Kaufman retires from MMA

Sarah Kaufman poses at weigh-ins for her 2015 bout against Valentina Shevchenko. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Kaufman won the …read more

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Peña says Santos beat Shevchenko ‘with one eye’ at UFC 275

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

Did Santos do enough to dethrone Shevchenko? Peña says …read more

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Julianna Pena believes Taila Santos should’ve got the nod over Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275: “She beat her with one eye, and she still lost. It was horrible”

Julianna Pena believes Taila Santos should have got the nod over Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275. It was Santos (19-2 MMA) vs Shevchenko (23-3 MMA) on Saturday June 11th, 2022 …read more

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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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Murphy reveals positive COVID test as reason for UFC 276 withdrawal

Lauren Murphy leaves the Octagon after her UFC 266 title fight with Valentina Shevchenko in September. | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

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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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Carla Esparza: Fellow UFC champ Valentina Shevchenko would be 'scary' at strawweight

Carla Esparza admits that Valentina Shevchenko moving down to strawweight would pose problems.
UFC women’s flyweight champion Shevchenko (23-3 MMA, 12-2 UFC), who claimed that she weighed 130 pounds in her …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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Carla Esparza discusses possible superfight with Valentina Shevchenko: “That would be scary”

UFC women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza isn’t very interested in fighting fellow titleholder Valentina Shevchenko. ‘Cookie Monster’ is fresh off her title-winning performance against Rose Namajunas last month. The victory …read more

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Esparza On Potential Shevchenko SW Arrival: “That Would Be Scary”

UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Carla Esparza believes a considerable amount of fear would be injected into the 115-pound division if flyweight queen Valentina Shevchenko made the drop down.

Shevchenko has ruled …read more

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Monster-Proof Santos Now Sees Shevchenko as ‘Not All That’

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Taila Santos gave Valentina Shevchenko her biggest scare at Flyweight in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) this past weekend at …read more

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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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Chael Sonnen explains why UFC champion Valentina Shevchenko is “probably a very insincere person”

MMA analyst Chael Sonnen has explained why he believes Valentina Shevchenko could be an insincere person. Last Saturday night at UFC 275, Valentina Shevchenko continued her incredible run as UFC …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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Henry Cejudo Blasts ‘Unreal’ Scoring In Shevchenko vs. Santos Fight

Add Henry Cejudo to the list of people who take issue with the scoring for Valentina Shevchenko and Talia Santos at UFC 275.

In the co-main event of this past weekend’s …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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Valentina Shevchenko issues a warning to fellow flyweights who now view her as beatable

UFC champion Valentina Shevchenko has issued a warning to fellow flyweights who view her as beatable. It was at UFC 275 this past weekend where Valentina Shevchenko (23-3 MMA) went …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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Shevchenko Sends A Warning To Flyweights Who See Her As Beatable

After almost losing her women’s flyweight title at UFC 275, Valentina Shevchenko has assured future opponents that she remains unbeatable in the division.

Shevchenko came within a hair’s breadth of losing …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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Valentina Shevchenko not committed to bantamweight move after UFC 275 win

SINGAPORE – Valentina Shevchenko still ponders a move back up to 135 pounds, but it won’t necessarily be her next one after UFC 275.
Women’s flyweight champion Shevchenko (23-3 MMA, 12-2 …read more

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‘Uncrowned queen’ Tate ‘salivating’ to exploit Shevchenko’s weakness

Taila Santos secures a dominant position on Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 274. | Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images

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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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Judges Gonna Judge: Did Taila Santos do enough to dethrone Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275?

Welcome to “Judges Gonna Judge,” where our MMA Junkie staff panel revisits the most controversial decision that occurred over the weekend.
This week we look at the women’s flyweight title bout …read more

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Miesha Tate on Valentina Shevchenko callout: ‘I’m the uncrowned queen’

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Taila Santos’ near-upset of Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275 thrilled Miesha Tate. It was also a little bittersweet for the …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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Daniel Cormier believes head clash saved Valentina Shevchenko from defeat at UFC 275

If it wasn’t for an accidental clash of heads, Valentina Shevchenko might not be the UFC women’s flyweight champion right now.
At least that’s how Daniel Cormier sees it.
For the first …read more

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Head clash broke Santos’ orbital, surgery required

Taila Santos squints at Valentina Shevchenko during their title fight at UFC 275. | Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images

The third round clash of …read more

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Santos broke orbital bone in loss to Shevchenko

Taila Santos broke her right orbital bone in her women’s flyweight title fight loss to Valentina Shevchenko at Saturday night’s UFC 275. …read more

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Manager: Taila Santos suffers broken orbital from UFC 275 clash of heads with Valentina Shevchenko

Taila Santos didn’t win Saturday at UFC 275, but she perhaps gained respect from MMA fans for her valiant effort in a close decision loss to women’s flyweight champion Valentina …read more

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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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Taila Santos to undergo surgery for broken orbital bone after clash of heads with Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275

Taila Santos | Photo via Tiago Okamura

Taila Santos will go under the knife after a grueling five-round battle with Valentina Shevchenko in Singapore.
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Shevchenko Reveals Grim Reason There Was No UFC 275 Victory Dance

Fresh from defending her women’s flyweight title at UFC 275, Valentina Shevchenko has revealed that she skipped her customary victory dance due to a foot injury.

Shevchenko did just …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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Who's next for Jiri Prochazka, Valentina Shevchenko and Zhang Weili?

One title changed hands while a second was barely retained. Who gets the next shot? …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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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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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 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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Dana White: ‘Insane’ that Valentina Shevchenko is such a massive favorite over Taila Santos

Valentina Shevchenko | Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images

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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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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Suarez Gives Harsh Take For All Flyweights Not Named “Shevchenko”

Undefeated UFC fighter Tatiana Suarez doesn’t believe that there’s anyone in the flyweight division who is capable of dethroning dominant champion Valentina Shevchenko.

Shevchenko has ruled over the 125-pound weight class …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 weigh-in results: Glover Teixeira, Valentina Shevchenko on point for championship defenses

Glover Teixeira | Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images

Glover Teixeira is ready for his first title defense, while Valentina Shevchenko is set for her …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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Julianna Peña or Amanda Nunes? 'Either option is gonna work' for Valentina Shevchenko after UFC 275

SINGAPORE – Ever since moving down to flyweight, UFC champion Valentina Shevchenko has run through the competition, meaning it might be time for something new.
Or, in this case, something old …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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No Bets Barred: Going all in on Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC 275 takes place this Saturday at the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore and is headlined by a light heavyweight title …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 'Embedded,' No. 3: A warm greeting between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Valentina Shevchenko

The UFC heads to Singapore on Saturday for its sixth pay-per-view of the year, which means the “Embedded” fight-week video series is back to document what’s happening behind the scenes.
UFC …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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Eyeing history at UFC 275, Valentina Shevchenko explains what separates her from other fighters and champions

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Valentina Shevchenko is a really, really good fighter.
Let’s get that out of the way right up front when discussing what …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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Dana White open to Valentina Shevchenko hunting second title after UFC 275: ‘Whatever she wants to do, I’m down’

Valentina Shevchenko | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Valentina Shevchenko may try to join an exclusive club after UFC 275.
Shevchenko is one of the most …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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Jedrzejczyk Reunites With Shevchenko Ahead Of UFC 275

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Former UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk reunited with longtime rival Valentina Shevchenko ahead of the UFC 275 pay-per-view (PPV) event, …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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Video: Taila Santos calls Valentina Shevchenko ‘as close as you can get to a perfect fighter’

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SINGAPORE — UFC flyweight challenger Taila Santos talks about her UFC 275 title shot against Valentina Shevchenko, how her …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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Taila Santos: I Don’t Need Anyone To Believe I Can Dethrone Shevchenko

Taila Santos doesn’t need anyone to believe that she can beat Valentina Shevchenko this June.

Santos will challenge Shevchenko for the UFC women’s flyweight title at the UFC 275 pay-per-view (PPV) …read more

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UFC 275 Embedded, Episode 3: Valentina Shevchenko, Joanna Jedrzejczyk show respect

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On the third episode of UFC 275 Embedded, flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko explains her training philosophy, Zhang Weili surveys the strawweight landscape, light …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko: Taila Santos ‘Hypnotizing Herself’ to Believe in Potential Upset

Once again, Valentina Shevchenko will enter her latest title defense as a considerable favorite. …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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Dana White responds to critics who claim the UFC women’s flyweight division is weak: “No, Valentina Shevchenko is so good, she makes the division look weak”

Dana White has rejected the idea that the UFC women’s flyweight division is weak, citing how good Valentina Shevchenko has been as champion. Over the course of the last few …read more

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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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The two sides of UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko

In the Octagon, Shevchenko is one of the most dominant UFC combatants alive. Outside of it, her life is completely different. …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 Embedded, Episode 1: ‘Finally it’s happening — finally, JJ is back’

Joanna Jedrzejczyk returns at UFC 275. | UFC, Youtube

On the first episode of UFC 275 Embedded, UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko stops by Evolve …read more

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Erin Blanchfield targeting future showdown with Valentina Shevchenko: “I want to be the one to dethrone her”

UFC women’s flyweight contender Erin Blanchfield has her eyes set on champion Valentina Shevchenko. The 23-year-old was last seen in action at UFC Vegas 56 last Saturday night. There, Blanchfield …read more

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Paul Felder praises Valentina Shevchenko ahead of UFC 275: ‘She’s levels above’ everybody right now

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Valentina Shevchenko has laid waste to every contender vying for her flyweight championship, and she’s once again a massive favorite ahead …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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MMA Fighting 2022 Mid-Year Predictions Show: Will Francis Ngannou Win His Battle Against The UFC?

Francis Ngannou, Valentina Shevchenko, and Kamaru Usman | MMA Fighting

Even given the chaotic nature of the MMA business, it’s unlikely we’ll ever see a …read more

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Alexa Grasso credits improved UFC run to eliminating extreme weight cut, eyes fight against Valentina Shevchenko

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Alexa Grasso didn’t start her UFC career as a flyweight, but she may end up as one of the division’s …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko says Rose Namajunas ‘was not herself’ against Carla Esparza at UFC 274: ‘It can happen with everyone’

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At UFC 274, Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza put on one of the worst title fights in UFC …read more

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Level Change Podcast: Shevchenko eyeing champ-champ, Wink talks judging

Level Change Podcast | June M. Williams

Episode 174 discussion: Valentina Shevchenko eyeing champ-champ status, Tsarukyan-Gamrot to headline fight night card, Mike Winkeljohn weighs in …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko praises Rose Namajunas, says ‘Rose wasn’t herself’ in Carla Esparza loss

Carla Esparza became a two-times women’s strawweight champion when she defeated Rose Namajunas in the UFC 274 co-main event.

Esparza was crowned the inaugural UFC women’s strawweight champion after defeating Namajunas …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko gives her pick in Julianna Peña and Amanda Nunes rematch

UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko has fought both Julianna Peña and Amanda Nunes and gave her pick for the bantamweight title rematch.

“Bullet” went the distance with Nunes twice …read more

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‘There Is Always The Chance’

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During her reign, Valentina Shevchenko has been about as flawless as any mixed martial artist can hope to be.
The Ultimate …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko feels UFC bantamweight title shot very possible in 2022

Valentina Shevchenko eyeing possible UFC bantamweight title shot in 2022 | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

UFC women’s flyweight champion eyes a chance to …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko teases she could fight the winner of Julianna Pena vs. Amanda Nunes 2: “It’s possible”

UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko says she might fight for the bantamweight title after her next fight. Next month, ‘Bullet’ is set to defend her flyweight crown against Talia …read more

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Watch The MMA Hour with Glover Teixeira, Valentina Shevchenko, Chase Hooper, and Mariusz Pudzianowski at 1 p.m. ET

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

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‘I see her weaknesses’ - Santos reveals game plan to upset Shevchenko

Taila Santos is set to face Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 275. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Taila Santos is not afraid of revealing her …read more

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