Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-04-24, pretty good mma fight: Valentina Shevchenko vs Jessica Andrade gets three stars.
Andrade vs Shevchenko is valid for the UFC women’s flyweight title (Shevchenko’s fifth defense); undercard of Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal 2 – UFC 261. 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 record of 20-3-0 (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 champ Amanda Nunes in 2017 (via split decision, Nunes vs Shevchenko 2) but then she has won six consecutive matches defeating Katlyn Chookagian (Valentina Shevchenko vs Katlyn Chookagian) and Jennifer Maia in 2020 (Valentina Shevchenko vs Jennifer Maia).
Jessica Andrade record
Her opponent, the black belt in Bjj and former Ufc champ Jessica Andrade, has an official record of 21-8-0 (71% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.2 in the women’s flyweight division.
She lost two consecutive bouts between 2019 and 2020, against Zhang Weili (4-stars fight, Jessica Andrade vs Weili Zhang) and Rose Namajunas in their rematch (controversial split decision, Jessica Andrade vs Rose Namajunas 2), but then she beat Katlyn Chookagian in October 2020 (Katlyn Chookagian vs Jessica Andrade).
Among the best fights of Andrade we suggest these three:
- Jessica Andrade vs Angela Hill, 4-stars bouts + Top 10 users in 2017
- Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Jessica Andrade, match ranked in the top 10 Users’ mma Fights of the Year 2017
- Rose Namajunas vs Jessica Andrade I, 4-stars fight
Shevchenko vs Andrade full fight video / highlights
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Official highlights – spanish
UFC 261 info
Event: UFC 261: Usman vs Masvidal 2
Where: VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Division: flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg)
Title: UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship
UFC 261 fight card
Here is the UFC 261 full fight card:
Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal 2
Weili Zhang vs Rose Namajunas
Valentina Shevchenko vs Jessica Andrade
Chris Weidman vs Uriah Hall 2
Anthony Smith vs Jimmy Crute
Alex Oliveira vs Randy Brown
Dwight Grant vs Stefan Sekulic
Karl Roberson vs Brendan Allen
Patrick Sabatini vs Tristan Connelly
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD
Danaa Batgerel vs Kevin Natividad
Kazula Vargas vs Rong Zhu
Qileng Aori vs Jeffrey Molina
Na Liang vs Ariane Carnelossi
UFC 261 countdown – Video preview
Here is the official video of the full episode of UFC 261 countdown Shevchenko vs Andrade.
Shevchenko vs Andrade result
Valentina Shevchenko defeated Jessica Andrade via TKO at 3:19, round 2.
Shevchenko vs Andrade post-fight interview
Here is the official video of Jessica Andrade vs Valentina Shevchenko post-fight interview.