The UFC has added an intriguing ladies folk’s flyweight matchup to its Might presumably well per chance additionally simply slate of fights.
Antonina Shevchenko, sister of girls folk’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko, will purchase on Andrea Lee on Might presumably well per chance additionally simply 15 at an event expected to be UFC 262 at a location and venue to be sure.
Two of us with knowledge of the matchup on the spot MMA Junkie of the booking Thursday but asked to live anonymous as the promotion has but to make an legitimate announcement.
Shevchenko (15-4 MMA, 8-4 UFC) has won two of her past three fights. At UFC 255 in November, Shevchenko punched her sign abet into the consume column when she defeated Ariane Lipski by second-round TKO. Two of Shevchenko’s three UFC victories enjoy ended within the distance.
Lee (11-5 MMA, 3-4 UFC) will gape to snap a three-fight losing skid on Might presumably well per chance additionally simply 15. After she won her first three UFC appearances, Lee dropped consecutive fights to Joanne Calderwood, Lauren Murphy, and Roxanne Modafferi. All three defeats came by decision, with the first two being splits.
With the addition, the Might presumably well per chance additionally simply 15 UFC lineup now contains:
- Priscila Cachoeira vs. Gina Mazany
- Viviane Araujo vs. Katlyn Chookagian
- Alex Perez vs. Matt Schnell
- Andrea Lee. vs. Antonina Shevchenko