Current rankings @ Women’s Flyweight
When is Shevchenko vs Murphy II?
Valentina Shevchenko could potentially face the challenge of Lauren Murphy, in Summer 2024.
The fight would take place 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 Murphy II stats
Valentina Shevchenko would step into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Lauren Murphy would make her way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Murphy would have an advantage in power over Shevchenko, with a 50% knock out percentage over Shevchenko's 35%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Shevchenko would have a large advantage over Murphy, boasting at 30% submission rate over Murphy's 6%.
Valentina Shevchenko is the younger woman by 5 years, at 35 years old.
Murphy has 3-inch reach advantage.
Shevchenko is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made her debut in 2003, 7 years and 1 month earlier than Murphy, whose first professional fight was in 2010. She has fought 21 more professional rounds, 81 to Murphy's 60.
Shevchenko vs Murphy II form
Shevchenko has beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In her last fight, she drew Alexa Grasso at UFC Fight Night – Grasso vs. Shevchenko 2 on 16th September 2023 by split draw in their 5 round contest in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Alexa Grasso at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by split draw in the 4th round in their UFC Women’s Flyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had 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.
Before that, she had beat 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.
She had defeated 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.
Lauren Murphy has beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight, she Jessica Andrade at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Previous to that, she had won against Miesha Tate at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York, United States.
Going into that contest, she had lost to Valentina Shevchenko 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.
Before that, she had defeated Joanne Calderwood at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
She had beat Liliya Shakirova at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
In terms of recent activity, Valentina Shevchenko has been fighting more than Lauren Murphy.
Valentina Shevchenko last fought 2 months and 17 days ago, while Lauren Murphy's last outing was 10 months and 12 days ago.
Shevchenko's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 9 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.
Murphy's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 9 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 7 months and 15 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
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