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Who won Shevchenko vs Eye?
Valentina Shevchenko beat Jessica Eye by , during the co-main event of UFC 238, on Saturday 8th June 2019 at United Center in Chicago.
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 Eye stats
Valentina Shevchenko stepped into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Jessica Eye made her way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Shevchenko had a slight advantage in power over Eye, with a 25% knock out percentage over Eye's 21%.
Valentina Shevchenko was the younger woman by 2 years, at 33 years old.
Eye had a height advantage of 1 inch over Shevchenko. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Shevchenko was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made her debut in 2003, 7 years and 1 month earlier than Eye, whose first professional fight was in 2010. She had fought 11 less professional rounds, 61 to Eye's 72.
Shevchenko vs Eye form
Shevchenko had won 5 of her most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had beat 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, United States.
Previous to that, she had beat 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.
Going into that contest, she had won against Liz Carmouche at UFC on ESPN+ 14 on 10th August 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Women’s Flyweight championship fight at Antel Arena, Montevideo, Uruguay.
Before that, 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.
She had defeated 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.
Shevchenko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 9 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 6 months and 21 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
Eye's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 25 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 9 months and 22 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.