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Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

Report: Valentina Shevchenko to Face Katlyn Chookagian Next

Valentina Shevchenko (photo via UFC / YouTube)

By FCF Staff

Following her successful title defense this past August, it’s being reported the UFC’s flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko will take on Katlyn Chookagian next.

The fighters are expected to battle at a February 8th card, which will likely take place in Houston, Texas. Multiple sources have confirmed the match-up to ESPN.

The 31-year-old Shevchenko (18-3) is coming off a decision win over Liz Carmouche in August, which followed her vicious, knockout of Jessica Eye in June.

The 30-year-old Chookagian (13-2) worked her way to a decision victory over Jennifer Maia earlier this month at UFC 244. In June, she recorded a UD win over Joanne Calderwood.

The UFC has yet to officially announced the reported title fight.

posted by FCF Staff @ 11:42 am
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