Updated on 22/11/2020 at 00:53
Valentina Shevchenko got here out of a brand new protection of her UFC ladies’s flyweight title on Saturday after defeating Brazilian Jennifer Maia, who turned the fourth challenger to be defeated by “The Bullet” in the Octagon.
The Peruvian nationalized Kyrgyz fighter had problems together with her rival’s five-round defensive technique and gained by unanimous resolution on the UFC 255 co-main occasion, held in Las Vegas, extending her reign nearly two years in the past in the combined martial arts elite.
Maia posted a 3-2 file in 5 UFC fights and stood out by beating Joanne Calderwood in August, however ended up dropping to Shevchenko, who had simply retained her belt from Jessica Eye, Liz Carmouche and Katlyn Chookagian.
Once once more the champion like a hurricane! # UFC255 pic.twitter.com/pzUUimveuN
– ufcespanol (@UFCEspanol) November 22, 2020
Undefeated flyweight and with a six-game successful streak, Valentina has been main her division since December 2018, when she beat Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 231.
In the preliminaries of UFC 255, Antonina, his sister, additionally had some motion, which gained in opposition to Ariane Lipski by TKO. The essential attraction of the occasion was the showdown between Deiveson Figueiredo and Alex Pérez for the boys’s fly fishing title.