Wednesday, Jan 18, 2023
Report: Valentina Shevchenko to Fight Alexa Grasso Next
By FCF Staff
It’s being reported that Valentina Shevchenko will look to defend the UFC’s flyweight title against Alexa Grasso next.
The renowned, 34-year-old champion has reportedly agreed to fight the 29-year-old Grasso at the UFC’s March 4th card in Las Vegas. The match-up was reported initially by ESPN Deportes.
MMA Junkie has also confirmed the match-up with a source.
Shevchenko (23-3) hasn’t fought since July, 2022, when she recorded a split decision win over Taila Santos. The champ has won nine straight bouts.
Grasso (15-3) fought Viviane Araújo in October and won the fight by unanimous decision. Grasso is riding a four-fight, winning streak.
UFC 285 will also feature Jon Jones versus Ciryl Gane for the vacant heavyweight title.
posted by FCF Staff @ 6:58 pm