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When is Shevchenko vs Murphy?
Valentina Shevchenko is set to square off against Lauren Murphy, as the co-main event of UFC 266, on Saturday 25th September 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The fight is scheduled for 5 rounds in the Women’s Flyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
This contest is for the UFC women’s flyweight championship.
Shevchenko vs Murphy stats
Valentina Shevchenko steps 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 will make 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 suggest Murphy has a large advantage in power over Shevchenko, boosting at 57% knock out percentage over Shevchenko's 30%.
Valentina Shevchenko is the younger woman by 5 years, at 33 years old.
Murphy has 3-inch reach advantage.
Shevchenko is 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 has fought 14 more professional rounds, 61 to Murphy's 47.
Shevchenko vs Murphy form
Shevchenko has won 5 of her most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges twice.
In her last fight, she 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, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
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.
Shevchenko's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 22 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 5 months and 5 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Murphy's last 3 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 29 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 21 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
Shevchenko vs Murphy US streams
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Shevchenko vs Murphy UK streams
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