Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Valentina "Bullet" Shevchenko defeats Juliana Pena


On Saturday January, 28 2017 at UFC on Fox 23: Shevchenko vs. Pena in Denver, Colorado at The Pepsi Center

Valentina "Bullet" Shevchenko (14-2-0) defeated Juliana Pena (8-3-0) by Submission (Armbar) at 4:29 of the second round in their 135-Pound Professional MMA #1 Contenders match.

Valentina is a 5'5 twenty-eight year old fighter born in Frunze, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. She now fights out of Lima, Peru.

She began her training with Taekwondo at age five and at age twelve she branched out into Muay Thai and kickboxing then freestyle Vale Tudo.

 "Bullet" has a 56-2 professional record in Muay Thai and Kickboxing, defeating the likes of Joanna Jędrzejczyk. She is a 8-Time Kickboxing World Champion and a 12-Time Muay Thai World Champion. 

With this "Performance of the Night" win Valentina has earned a rematch with UFC Champion Amanda Nunes. Their first fight was a very close fight with some feeling Valentina should have gotten the decision.

The date of Nunes vs. Shevchenko has not been announced yet.

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