Katlyn Chookagian will face one other Shevchenko in her subsequent struggle.
The one-time flyweight title contender got here up brief in her bid to defeat Valentina Shevchenko earlier this 12 months. However now, Chookagian will tackle her sister Antonina Shevchenko on the upcoming UFC occasion on Could 30.
A number of sources confirmed the struggle to MMA Preventing on Thursday following an preliminary report from MMA Junkie.
The struggle between Chookagian and Shevchenko had beforehand been mentioned, however the matchup fell aside when the UFC’s scheduled endured a number of adjustments because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Now the flyweights are scheduled to fulfill on Could 30 with the UFC anticipating the present to happen at their Apex facility in Las Vegas.
Chookagian appears to bounce again after struggling a TKO loss to Valentina Shevchenko again in February, which ended a latest two-fight profitable streak. As for Antonina Shevchenko, she’s gone 2-1 within the UFC since becoming a member of the promotion by the use of Dana White’s Contender Collection.