UFC ladies’s flyweight Antonina Shevchenko has launched an announcement following a “robust” loss to Katlyn Chookagian at UFC Battle Evening: Woodley vs. Burns.
Regardless of getting into the battle because the betting favourite, Shevchenko was dominated by Chookagian for 15 minutes, getting taken down at will and beat up on the bottom. It was one of the best efficiency of Chookagian’s UFC profession to this point, and he or she wanted it after dropping in devastating style to UFC ladies’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko in his final battle, Antonina’s sister.
For Antonina Shevchenko, it was her second loss within the UFC and evened her document within the Octagon at 2-2. Following the defeat, Shevchenko took to Instagram to submit a photograph of her face, which bears the brunt of the injury she took from Chookagian.
MMA is a tricky sport, nevertheless it’s my future and I’ll come again stronger.
Shevchenko got here to the UFC with excessive hopes contemplating her well-known sister and her muay Thai hanging background. After profitable her battle on Dana White’s Contender Sequence in spectacular style, the UFC inked the older Shevchenko sister to a deal. Nonetheless, she has did not reside as much as these expectations to date contained in the Octagon.
In Shevchenko’s UFC debut, she defeated Ji Yeon Kim through resolution, however she adopted that up with a cut up resolution loss to Roxanne Modafferi. After submitting Lucie Pudilova it appeared like Shevchenko could have corrected the holes in her floor recreation, however the loss to Chookagian exhibits that’s nonetheless a serious flaw in her recreation.
Whereas Shevchenko stays a top-15 ranked flyweight in a shallow division, the loss to Chookagian confirmed that she nonetheless has loads of work to do together with her total blended martial arts recreation if she ever needs to attain the heights her sister has.
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