Valentina Shevchenko vs Liz Carmouche is one more great fight of Ultimate Fighting Championship. It is the main event of UFC Fight Night 156. It’s the UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship bout which will take place in Montevideo, Uruguay. Both flyweights will have a serious confrontation. Review our thoughts on this bout here below.
On the 10th of August, the event will mark the promotion’s first visit to Montevideo and Uruguay. In the main event of the evening current UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion Valentina ‘Bullet’ Shevchenko (17-3) will defend her belt against former title challenger Liz ‘Girlrilla’ Carmouche (13-6). Back in 2010, in their first encounter, Liz Carmouche defeated Valentina Shevchenko. That was the first Shevchenko’s loss. Since then, a lot of things have changed – now ‘Bullet’ is a UFC Champion and Carmouche isn’t very well known fighter in the UFC.
Valentina ‘Bullet’ Shevchenko
It is going to be a second title defense for the UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko. She is coming off a win over Jessica Eye at UFC 238 back in June. ‘Bullet’ won that fight by spectacular head-kick knockout. She won a Performance of the Night and defended her title, which she won in a fight against former UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk. Now she is looking forward to defending her gold again. ‘Bullet’ is a multiple-time K-1 and Muay Thai champion, her striking is very good. She likes to wait, and throw a lot of counter strikes. Shevchenko is solid wrestler, has a Judo background.
Liz ‘Girlrilla’ Carmouche
Liz Carmouche is coming off a decision win against Lucie Pudilová at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Santos back in February. Now she is on the two-fight winning streak and has a great opportunity to become the new UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion. Carmouche is a true veteran – she is in this sport for a very long time, so she has a lot of experience. ‘Girlrilla’ is a great striker, very accurate with her strikes, physically strong. She is tough, a vicious fighter.
Valentina Shevchenko vs Liz Carmouche H2H
In their first encounter, Liz Carmouche defeated Valentina Shevchenko by TKO (doctor stoppage) back in 2010. That was the first Shevchenko’s loss.
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