Valentina Shevchenko

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Valentina Shevchenko is the pound-for-pound number one ranked female mixed martial artist in the world, and proudly wears Venum in the UFC Octagon and beyond. The current UFC Flyweight Champion (-57 kg), "The Bullet" is a multi-time world Muay Thai and kickboxing champion. Competition runs deep in her veins; Valentina and her sister, UFC fighter Antonina Shevchenko, were born in Kyrgyzstan, where their mother, Elena Shevchenko, is the president of the national Muay Thai Association. Valentina's record-setting six consecutive title defenses makes her the most dominant fighter in MMA today.

HIGHLIGHTS

2022: Undefeated in the Flyweight division after 6 successful title defences

2018: UFC Flyweight Champion (against Joanna Jędrzejczyk, -57 kg)

2018 : Victory over Julianna Peña (-61 kg) and Performance of the Night

2015 : First fight and win in the UFC (against Sarah Kaufman, -61 kg)

2014: Winner of the Kunlun Fight kickboxing tournament (-60kg)

2005 : KF-1 MMA Pro World Kickboxing Champion (-57 kg)

2003 : IFMA Amateur Muay Thai World Champion (-57 kg)