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Valentina Shevchenko vs Miesha Tate preview
When is Shevchenko vs Tate?
Valentina Shevchenko could potentially face the challenge of Miesha Tate, in Autumn/Fall 2022.
The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Shevchenko vs Tate stats
Valentina Shevchenko would step into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Miesha Tate would make her way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggest Shevchenko would have an advantage in power over Tate, with a 35% knock out percentage over Tate's 21%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Tate would have a slight advantage over Shevchenko, with a 37% submission rate over Shevchenko's 30%.
Valentina Shevchenko is the younger woman by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Tate has a height advantage of 1 inch over Shevchenko. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Shevchenko is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2003, 4 years and 7 months earlier than Tate, whose first professional fight was in 2007. She has fought 3 more professional rounds, 76 to Tate's 73.
Shevchenko vs Tate form
Shevchenko has beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In her last fight, she lost to Alexa Grasso at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by in the 4th round in their UFC Women’s Flyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had beat 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.
Going into that contest, she had won against 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.
Before that, she had beat 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.
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.
Shevchenko's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 9 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 5 months and 20 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.
Tate's last 4 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 8 months and 21 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 5 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Shevchenko vs Tate?
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