Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-09-25, pretty good finish but the rest of the match was not so exciting: the mma fight Valentina Shevchenko vs Lauren Murphy gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2021).
Murphy vs Shevchenko is the co-main event of the evening and it is valid for the UFC women’s flyweight title (Shevchenko’s sixth defense); undercard of Alexander Volkanovski vs Brian Ortega – UFC 266. 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 professional record of 21-3-0 (67% 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 seven consecutive bouts defeating Jennifer Maia (Valentina Shevchenko vs Jennifer Maia) and Jessica Andrade in her last two (Valentina Shevchenko vs Jessica Andrade).
Lauren Murphy record
Her opponent, the former Invicta FC Bw champion Lauren Murphy, has a mma record of 15-4-0 (60% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.6 in the women’s flyweight division.
She was defeated by Sijara Eubanks in 2018 but then she has won five matches beating Liliya Shakirova and Joanne Calderwood in her last two.
Murphy’s next fight: Miesha Tate vs Lauren Murphy
Shevchenko’s next fight: Valentina Shevchenko vs Taila Santos
UFC 266 info
Event: UFC 266: Volkanovski vs Ortega
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg)
Title: UFC Women’s flyweight Championship title
UFC 266 fight card
Here is the UFC 266 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN+ – Pay per view PPV)
Alexander Volkanovski vs Brian Ortega
Valentina Shevchenko vs Lauren Murphy
Nick Diaz vs Robbie Lawler 2
Curtis Blaydes vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik
Jessica Andrade vs Cynthia Calvillo
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on UFC Fight Pass)
Uros Medic Jalin Turner
Cody Brundage vs Nick Maximov
Matthew Semelsberger vs Martin Sano Jr
Jonathan Pearce vs Omar Morales
UFC 266 countdown – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of UFC 266 countdown Shevchenko vs Murphy, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
Shevchenko vs Murphy full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Valentina Shevchenko vs Lauren Murphy 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)
Official highlights – spanish
Shevchenko vs Murphy result
Valentina Shevchenko defeated Lauren Murphy via TKO at 4:00, round 4.
Shevchenko vs Murphy post-fight interview
Watch the official video of Lauren Murphy vs Valentina Shevchenko post-fight octagon interview.