Women’s Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko registered another dominant performance in the defence of the UFC Women’s Flyweight title in the Co Main Event Of UFC 226, Which took Place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Shevchenko (22-3 MMA, 11-2 UFC), who now equals MMA Legend Ronda Rousey’s record of Six consecutive title defence dominated Murphy (15-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC) and stopped her in the fourth round at exactly 4:00 mark.
With Shevchenko, dominance in the flyweight division seems forever as the Champion has cleared out all the top contenders in the division and in this fight, handed Murphy a ones sided beating. Using the first three round to break down the challenger and scoring takedowns at ease.
Both fighters showed some respect for themselves in the opening three round but I. The fourth round guns got blazing and. Shevchenko put more pressure on Murphy and connecting a big hook that left the challenger on Wobbled legged. The champion then followed up with a flurry strikes that back paddled to the cage.
Shevchenko then score a takedown and took full mount and went for the ground and pound, forcing the referee to stop the fight .
Shevchenko is now on an eight fight winning streak and this spans since her move down the 125 pound division. Her last loss was back in 2017, when she attempted a winning a title at Bantamweight. Her two professional losses have been through the hands of Amanda Nunes.
Calvillo has her fight fight winning streak snapped by the Loss and was able to maintain her unbeaten record for themree good years before getting a title shot.
Valentina Shevchenko Vs Lauren Murphy Photos