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Who won Shevchenko vs Jędrzejczyk?
Valentina Shevchenko beat Joanna Jedrzejczyk by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the co-main event of UFC 231, on Saturday 8th December 2018 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.
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 Jędrzejczyk stats
Valentina Shevchenko stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk made her way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested that Shevchenko and Jedrzejczyk have similar power, both with a 27% knock out percentage.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Shevchenko had a massive advantage over Jedrzejczyk, boasting at 47% submission rate over Jedrzejczyk's 7%.
Valentina Shevchenko was the younger woman by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Jedrzejczyk had a height advantage of 1 inch over Shevchenko. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Shevchenko was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made her debut in 2003, 9 years earlier than Jedrzejczyk, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She had fought 3 more professional rounds, 72 to Jedrzejczyk's 69.
Shevchenko vs Jędrzejczyk 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 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, United States.
Previous to that, she had defeated 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 beat 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 won against 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 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.
Shevchenko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 19 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 9 months and 17 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
Jedrzejczyk's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 14 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 21 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.
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