Summer 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Women’s Bantamweight
11-5-0
23-3-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Women's Bantamweight

The tape

33
Age
34
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
65.4" / 166 cm

Full record

UD 5SUB 2SUB 3SUB 2UD 3
Form
SD 5KO 4KO 2UD 5KO 3
11
Wins
23
3
By KO
8
27
KO%
35
5
By Sub
7
45
SUB%
30
5
Losses
3
1
Stopped
1
2
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2003
16
Bouts
26
37
Rounds
72
2 hours, 45 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 10 minutes

Current rankings @ Women’s Bantamweight

1
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
2
Tapology
-

Julianna Pena vs Valentina Shevchenko preview

When is Pena vs Shevchenko?

Julianna Pena could potentially face Valentina Shevchenko, in Summer 2022.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Women’s Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Pena vs Shevchenko stats

Julianna Pena would step into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Valentina Shevchenko would make her way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.

The stats suggest Shevchenko would have a slight advantage in power over Pena, with a 35% knock out percentage over Pena's 27%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Pena would have an advantage over Shevchenko, with a 45% submission rate over Shevchenko's 30%.

Julianna Pena is the younger woman by 1 year, at 33 years old.

Pena has a height advantage of 1 inch over Shevchenko. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Pena is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2009, 6 year later than Shevchenko, whose first professional fight was in 2003. She has fought 35 less professional rounds, 37 to Shevchenko's 72.

Pena vs Shevchenko form

Julianna Pena has beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight, she lost to Amanda Nunes at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Women’s Bantamweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, she had defeated Amanda Nunes at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round in their UFC Women’s Bantamweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had been beaten by Germaine de Randamie at UFC Fight Island 4 on 3rd October 2020 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, she had lost to Valentina Shevchenko at UFC on FOX 23 on 28th January 2017 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at Pepsi Center, Denver, United States.

She had beat Cat Zingano at UFC 200 on 9th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Shevchenko has won 5 of her most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In her last fight, she won against 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.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, 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.

She had won against Katlyn Chookagian at UFC 247 on 8th February 2020 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Women’s Flyweight championship fight at Toyota Center, Houston.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Valentina Shevchenko has been fighting more than Julianna Pena.

Julianna Pena last fought 3 months and 26 days ago, while Valentina Shevchenko's last outing was 5 months and 14 days ago.

Pena's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 16 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 11 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Shevchenko's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 17 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 6 months and 23 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Pena vs Shevchenko?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Pena vs Shevchenko yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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