Sep 25 2021
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

UFC 266
5 rounds contest @ Women’s Flyweight
20-3-0
KO 4
KO 4
14-4-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship

The tape

33
Age
38
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
65.4" / 166 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm

Tape record

Form
20
Wins
14
6
By KO
8
30
KO%
57
7
By SUB
1
35
SUB%
7
3
Loses
4
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2003
Debut
2010
23
Bouts
18
61
Rounds
47
4 hours, 17 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 34 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Flyweight

-
UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
4

Valentina Shevchenko vs Lauren Murphy report

Who won Shevchenko vs Murphy?

Valentina Shevchenko beat Lauren Murphy by , during the co-main event of UFC 266, on Saturday 25th September 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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 Murphy stats

Valentina Shevchenko stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Lauren Murphy made her way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggested Murphy had a large advantage in power over Shevchenko, boosting at 57% knock out percentage over Shevchenko's 30%.

Valentina Shevchenko was the younger woman by 5 years, at 33 years old.

Murphy had 3-inch reach advantage.

Shevchenko was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made her debut in 2003, 7 years and 1 month earlier than Murphy, whose first professional fight was in 2010. She had fought 13 more professional rounds, 67 to Murphy's 54.

Shevchenko vs Murphy 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 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, United States.

Previous to that, she had defeated 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.

Going into that 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.

Before that, she had won against 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.

She had beat Priscila Cachoeira at UFC Fight Night 125 on 3rd February 2018 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at Mangueirinho Gymnasium, Belem, Brazil.

Activity check

Shevchenko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 29 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 9 months and 6 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Murphy's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 1 day, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 2 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.

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