Speaking to TMZ on Monday, Shevchenko shared her thoughts on the strawweight title fight.
When asked if she believed the right fighter won, Shevchenko responded, “I don’t believe it. I think Joanna’s accuracy was more and she had more clear strikes.”
While Shevchenko believes that Weili is a ‘good’ fighter, she doesn’t see her holding the strawweight belt for long.
“In my opinion, Weili, she’s
Not one to back down from a fight, Shevchenko is open to fighting anyone in the future– including Weili.
“I don’t have any problem
Truthfully, Shevchenko admits that she cant envision Weili making another successful title defense.
I don’t see Weili passing the next title defense. Seeing the fight with Joanna, you see how difficult it was to fight with this kind of opponent. How struggled, how
Shevchenko is coming off her third successful flyweight title defense– a stoppage win over Katlyn Chookagian at UFC 247. She is scheduled to face Joanne Calderwood at UFC 251 in June.
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What do you think of Valentina’s comments? Would you like to see a fight between Valentina and Weili in the future?