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Valentina Shevchenko vs Erin Blanchfield preview
When is Shevchenko vs Blanchfield?
Valentina Shevchenko could potentially face Erin Blanchfield, in Summer 2023.
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 0 draws, 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 11 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 18%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Blanchfield would have a slight advantage over Shevchenko, with a 36% submission rate over Shevchenko's 30%.
Valentina Shevchenko is the older woman by 12 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 49 more professional rounds, 76 to Blanchfield's 27.
Shevchenko vs Blanchfield form
Shevchenko has beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In her last fight, she lost to Alexa Grasso at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by in the 4th round in their UFC Women’s Flyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
She had defeated Jennifer Maia at UFC 255 on 21st November 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Women’s Flyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Erin Blanchfield has beaten 5 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight, she won against 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.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
She had won against Sarah Alpar at UFC Vegas 37 on 18th September 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 18 days ago, while Erin Blanchfield's last outing was 1 month and 4 days ago.
Shevchenko's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 1 day, meaning she has been fighting on average every 5 months and 19 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, 6 months and 4 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 3 months and 20 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Shevchenko vs Blanchfield?
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