Current rankings @ Women’s Flyweight
When is Shevchenko vs Blanchfield?
Valentina Shevchenko could potentially face Erin Blanchfield, in Early 2024.
The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Women’s Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Shevchenko vs Blanchfield stats
Valentina Shevchenko would step into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Erin Blanchfield would make her way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggest Shevchenko would have an advantage in power over Blanchfield, with a 35% knock out percentage over Blanchfield's 17%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Blanchfield would have a slight advantage over Shevchenko, with a 33% submission rate over Shevchenko's 30%.
Valentina Shevchenko is the older woman by 11 years, at 35 years old.
Shevchenko has a height advantage of 1 inch over Blanchfield. Despite this, Blanchfield has 3-inch reach advantage.
Shevchenko is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made her debut in 2003, 14 years and 10 months earlier than Blanchfield, whose first professional fight was in 2018. She has fought 51 more professional rounds, 81 to Blanchfield's 30.
Shevchenko vs Blanchfield form
Shevchenko has beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In her last fight, she drew Alexa Grasso at UFC Fight Night – Grasso vs. Shevchenko 2 on 16th September 2023 by split draw in their 5 round contest in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Alexa Grasso at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by split draw in the 4th round in their UFC Women’s Flyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had beat Taila Santos at UFC 275 on 11th June 2022 by split decision in their UFC Women’s Flyweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Before that, she had won against Lauren Murphy at UFC 266 on 25th September 2021 by knockout in the 4th round in their UFC Women’s Flyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
She had beat Jessica Andrade at UFC 261 on 24th April 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Women’s Flyweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Erin Blanchfield has beaten 5 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight, she defeated Taila Santos at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Korean Zombie on 26th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.
Previous to that, she had defeated Jessica Andrade at UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Blanchfield on 18th February 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, she had won against Molly McCann at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Before that, she had defeated JJ Aldrich at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Rozenstruik on 4th June 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
She had beat Miranda Maverick at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Erin Blanchfield has been fighting more than Valentina Shevchenko.
Valentina Shevchenko last fought 2 months and 17 days ago, while Erin Blanchfield's last outing was 3 months and 7 days ago.
Shevchenko's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 9 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.
Blanchfield's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 22 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 4 months and 24 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
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