Alexa Grasso is the reigning UFC flyweight champion. Mexico could not be defeated Valentina Shevchenko Same as March, but with a more memorable revenge Las Vegas He finished inside Split dieLeaving the belt in Grasso’s hands.
Shevchenko started strongly in the first round And got a Demolition In the last minute, he found a good response from Grasso and parried Asia’s submission attempts. however, The Mexican responded with a second roundTo the point of entangling Kyrgyz with his boxing and knocking her down with a hard right.
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The champion ran into trouble again in the third roundWith a fresh knockdown from Shevchenko, he attempted a guillotine submission and failed. “We can’t let him let you down again.”Garner commented to Grasso between the third and fourth rounds.
In the fourth round, Grasso A Significant cut on left eyebrowBut still, round A Good attackShevchenko even got a takedown to show she could hurt on that terrain too.
In the last 5 minutes, Grasso was on the verge of winning the fight again by submission, just like he did six months ago. However, Shevchenko survived with the help of the final bell and the fight went to the scorecards.
Q. A fight.
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First card, 48-47 grasso. Second, 48-47 Shevchenko. Third and decisive, 47-47. In a fight, draw with the feeling that it won’t be long until we see the two face to face again The trilogy demands.
UFC fights of the night and results
- Alexa Grasso vs. Valentina Shevchenko, split die; Flyweight Championship
- Jacques della Maddalena defeated Kevin Holland by split decision; Welterweight
- Raul Rosas Jr defeated Terrance Mitchell by TKO in the first round; Bantamweight
- Daniel Zellhuber Christos defeated Giacos by submission in the second round; Light weight
- Kyle Nelson defeated Fernando Padilla by unanimous decision; Featherweight
- Lupita Godinez Elise defeated Reed by submission in the second round; Weight of hay
- Roman Kobylov defeated Josh Fremd by TKO in the second round; Medium weight
- Edgar Chairez vs. Daniel Lacerta, without ending; Flying weight
- Tracy Cortez Jasmine defeated Jasudavicius by unanimous decision; Flying weight
- Charlie Campbell defeated Alex Reyes by technical knockout in the first round; Light weight
- Josephine Lindgren Knutson Yasmin defeated Lucindo by unanimous decision; Weight of hay