Sep 25 2021
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Co-Main Event
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

36
Age
40
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
65.4" / 166 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm

Tape record

KOUDKOUDKO
Form
SDSUBUDSDKO
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 knockout in the 4th round during the co-main event of UFC 266, on Saturday 25th September 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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 octagon with a record of 20 wins, 3 losses 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 cage with a record of 14 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Valentina Shevchenko's UFC record stood at 12-3-1, while Lauren Murphy's came in at 8-6-0.

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

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Shevchenko had a large advantage over Murphy, boasting a 35% submission rate over Murphy's 7%.

Valentina Shevchenko was the younger woman by 4 years, at 36 years old.

Murphy had a 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 21 more professional rounds, 81 to Murphy's 60.

Shevchenko vs Murphy form

Shevchenko had won all 5 of her most recent fights, stopping 3 opponents and going to the judges twice.

In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had won against 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 beaten 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 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.

Before that, she was victorious 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 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.

Activity check

Shevchenko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 16 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 11 months and 28 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 6 years, 5 months and 23 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 2 years, 1 month and 27 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Shevchenko vs Murphy?

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