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Who won Shevchenko vs Carmouche?
Valentina Shevchenko beat Liz Carmouche by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 14, on Saturday 10th August 2019 at Antel Arena in Montevideo.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Valentina Shevchenko.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Women’s Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
This contest was for the UFC women’s flyweight championship.
Shevchenko vs Carmouche stats
Valentina Shevchenko stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Liz Carmouche made her way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Carmouche had an advantage in power over Shevchenko, with a 46% knock out percentage over Shevchenko's 29%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Shevchenko had a large advantage over Carmouche, boasting at 41% submission rate over Carmouche's 15%.
Valentina Shevchenko was the younger woman by 4 years, at 35 years old.
Carmouche had a height advantage of 1 inch over Shevchenko. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Shevchenko was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made her debut in 2003, 6 years and 10 months earlier than Carmouche, whose first professional fight was in 2010. She had fought 8 more professional rounds, 81 to Carmouche's 73.
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Shevchenko had beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In her last fight before this contest, she had beat Jessica Eye at UFC 238 on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Women’s Flyweight championship fight at United Center, Chicago, United States.
Previous to that, she had beat Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 231 on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their UFC Women’s Flyweight championship fight at Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada.
Going into that contest, she had won against Priscila Cachoeira at UFC Fight Night 125 on 3rd February 2018 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at Mangueirinho Gymnasium, Belem, Brazil.
Before that, she had been beaten by Amanda Nunes at UFC 215 on 9th September 2017 by split decision in their UFC Women’s Bantamweight championship fight at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.
She had beat Julianna Pena at UFC on FOX 23 on 28th January 2017 by split decision in the 2nd round at Pepsi Center, Denver, United States.
Shevchenko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 4 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 14 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
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