Amanda Nunes

The fighter of the club “Archangel Michael” Marina Mokhnatkina noted that Valentina Shevchenko is by far the best female fighter in the UFC women’s flyweight division

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Amanda Nunes

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The fight between Valentina Shevchenko and Amanda Nunes for the UFC championship belt could be a super confrontation. Marina Mokhnatkina, a former fighter of the Bellator promotion and a representative of the Archangel Michael club, stated this to RBC Sport.

“Valentina is by far the best in her division, I don’t even know who can take the title from her. I’m interested in the story of Amanda Nunez. Valya demonstrates her character, and this would be a super confrontation, ”said Mokhnatkina.

Ex-UFC fighter said Shevchenko’s closeness to the status of a legend

Valentina Shevchenko

In a five-round bout in Singapore, Shevchenko defeated Tailu Santos of Brazil via split decision to retain the UFC flyweight title.

The Russian woman has 23 wins and three losses in her professional career in MMA. The Brazilian suffered the second defeat in her career with 19 wins.

Valentina Shevchenko, 34, has held the UFC women’s flyweight championship since February 2018.

Amanda Nunes is ranked second in the women’s ranking of UFC fighters, regardless of the weight category. Shevchenko leads the rating.

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