Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-03-04, close fight with a nice finish: the mma bout Valentina Shevchenko vs Alexa Grasso gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).
Grasso vs Shevchenko is scheduled to take place Saturday, March 4th, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas (Nevada, United States), in a 5-round flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg) bout; it is valid for the UFC women’s flyweight championship (Valentina’s eighth defense) and it is on the undercard of Jon Jones vs Ciryl Gane – UFC 285. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Valentina Shevchenko record
The black belt in tae-kwon-do, judo, former Wako, Wmf, Kunlun fight kickboxing and current Ufc Flw champion Valentina Shevchenko entered this fight with a pro mma record of 23-3-0 (65% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s flyweight in the world.
She lost to current #1 Ufc women’s Bw champion Amanda Nunes in 2017 (via split decision, Nunes vs Shevchenko 2) but then she has won nine consecutive matches defeating Jessica Andrade (Valentina Shevchenko vs Jessica Andrade), Lauren Murphy (Valentina Shevchenko vs Lauren Murphy) and Taila Santos in her last three (Valentina Shevchenko vs Taila Santos).
Alexa Grasso record
Her opponent, Alexa Grasso, has a record of 15-3-0 (33% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.8 in the women’s flyweight division.
She was defeated by Carla Esparza in 2019 (Carla Esparza vs Alexa Grasso), but then she has beat Ji Yeon Kim, Maycee Barber (Maycee Barber vs Alexa Grasso), Joanne Wood and Viviane Araujo (Alexa Grasso vs Viviane Araujo).
Here is the UFC 285 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN+ PPV)
Jon Jones vs Ciryl Gane
Valentina Shevchenko vs Alexa Grasso
Geoff Neal vs Shavkat Rakhmonov
Mateusz Gamrot vs Jalin Turner
Bo Nickal vs Jamie Pickett
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPNews / ESPN+)
Cody Garbrandt vs Trevin Jones
Derek Brunson vs Dricus du Plessis
Viviane Araujo vs Amanda Ribas
Julian Marquez vs Marc-Andre Barriault
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Ian Garry vs Song Kenan
Cameron Saaiman vs Leomana Martinez
Jessica Penne vs Tabatha Ricci
Da’Mon Blackshear vs Farid Basharat
Loik Radzhabov vs Esteban Ribovics
Countdown – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of UFC 285 countdown Valentina Shevchenko vs Alexa Grasso, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Valentina Shevchenko vs Alexa Grasso as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Shevchenko vs Grasso fight?
Alexa Grasso defeated Valentina Shevchenko via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:34, round 4.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC 285 post-fight octagon interview of Valentina Shevchenko and Alexa Grasso.