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Valentina Shevchenko Bio, Height, Husband, Net Worth, Ig

Valentina Shevchenko

Valentina Shevchenko is a Kyrgyzstani-Peruvian professional mixed martial artist who currently competes in the women’s Flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. She is the recent UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion ranked 1 on UFC women’s pound for pound rankings.

Shevchenko is one of the most decorated UFC fighters in the world. She has multiple championships in Muay Thai, Taekwondo, Boxing, Judo, Kickboxing, and MMA. Valentina has  black belt and Master of Sports in Taekwondo. Likewise, She has Master of Sports in Boxing, Master of Sports in Kickboxing, Black belt and Master of Sports in Judo.

Valentina Shevchenko height
Valentina Shevchenko is 5 feet 5 inches tall
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The most recent fight of Shevchenko was against Lauren Murphy at UFC 266 on September 25, 2021. Shevchenko won the fight through technical knockout in round 4.

So, if you like Valentina Shevchenko and want to learn more about her, please read the article below.

Valentina Shevchenko: Biography

Full name Valentina Anatolievna Shevchenko
Nickname Bullet
Date of birth March-7-1988
Birthplace Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Age 34
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Father’s name Anatoly Shevchenko
Mother’s name Elena Shevchenko
Siblings 1
Sisters Antonina Shevchenko
Nationality Kyrgyzstani-Peruvian-Russian
Height 5.5 feet (1.65 m)
Weight 57 Kg (125 pounds)
Body measurement Under Review
Body type Athletic body
Eye color Green
Hair color Blonde
Shoe size Under Review
Religion Christian
Sexuality Straight
Marital status Married
Husband Pavel Fedotov
Salary $500,000 -$1,000,000
Net worth $5-$10 million
Social media presence  Instagram, and Twitter
Source of Income Salary and Bonuses, endorsement, sponsorship, and merchandise
Last Updated June 2022

Early Life

MMA fighter Valentina Shevchenko was born on 7 March 1988 in Frunze, Kirghizia, USSR.  She grew up in a Ukrainian family, but she describes herself as Russian.

Her father is Anatoly Shevchenko, who served in the Pacific Fleet of the Soviet Navy for three years during the cold war and played for the Kyrgyz national football team. Her mother, Elena Shevchenko is the president of Kyrgyzstan’s national Muay Thai association. Elena was also a former multiple-time Muay Thai Champion.

Valentina Shevchenko net worth
Valentina Shevchenko has a net worth of $5-$10 million
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Her older sister, Antonio Shevchenko is also a professional fighter who currently competes in the flyweight division of the UFC. From an early age, Valentina was interested in combat sports. She began to train in Taekwondo at the age of 5, with her sister and mother.

She began her Muay Thai and Kickboxing career in 2000. At the age of 12, Valentina knocked out a 22-year-old opponent. After this, she has always performed at her highest level.

Education

Valentina earned an undergraduate degree in Film Directing from the National Academy of Arts of the Kyrgyz Republic. The University has awarded her the title of an Honored Professor in December 2021.

Valentina Shevchenko Age, Height, Weight, Body Measurement

MMA fighter Shevchenko was born on March 7, 1988, and is 34 years old. Shevchenko is 5 feet 5 inches tall or 165 cm tall and weighs around 57 kg or 125 lbs.

Shevchenko’s body measurements and shoe size are under review and will be updated as soon as possible. Her hair is blonde and her eyes are green. Shevchenko’s zodiac sign is Pisces.

Early Career

Shevchenko made her MMA debut against Eliza Aidaralieva on April 21, 2003, at the Kyrgyz Federation of Kulatuu. She won the fight via Technical Knockout in the second round.

Next, she fought Mi Choi Kim on December 9, 2003, at WXF: X-Impact World Championships 2003. Shevchenko submitted Kim via rear-naked choke.  On October 15, 2004, Shevchenko fought Erkesh Kokoeva at Kyrgyz Federation of Kulatuu 2. Shevchenko technically knocked Kokoeva via punches.

On March 21, 2005, Shevchenko submitted Alla Iskarenova via rear-naked choke in the first round and won the fight.

On March 22, 2005, the next day after the previous fight, Shevchenko faced Roza Kalieva at Kazakhstan Federation of Pankration 2. Shevchenko submitted Kalieva via rear-naked choke too.  At WXF: X-Impact World Championships 2005, Shevchenko fought Kyung Aeh Kim on July 9, 2005. Shevchenko submitted Kim via armbar in the first round.

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On March 3, 2006, Shevchenko faced Yulia Nemtsova at Professional Free Fight and Shevchenko submitted Nemtsova via Ezekiel choke in the first round.

Shevchenko had her first MMA loss against Liz Carmouche on September 30, 2010, at C3 Fights: Red River Rivalry.  On April 20, 2011, Shevchenko faced Akjarkyn Baiturbaeva at KF-1: MMA World Competition. Shevchenko won the fight via unanimous decision.

Next on December 18, 2013, Shevchenko faced Pricilla Orellana at Fusion FC 5. Shevchenko technically knocked Orellana via punches in the first round.  On February 26, 2014, Shevchenko fought Hellen Bastos at Fusion FC 6. Shevchenko won the fight via doctor stoppage in the second round.

On February 27, 2015, Shevchenko fought Jan Finney at Legacy FC 39 and won the fight via unanimous decision.

 2015- Present

 Shevchenko made her UFC debut on December 19, 2015. She faced Sarah Kaufman at the UFC Fight Night. Shevchenko won the fight via split decision.

She had her first UFC loss against Amanda Nunes at UFC 196. The bout was set for five rounds and Shevchenko lost the fight via unanimous decision.On July 23, 2016, Shevchenko fought Holly Holm at the UFC Fight Night, as the card’s main event. Shevchenko won the fight via unanimous decision.

Next she fought Julianna Pena at the UFC Fight Night, as the main event of the evening. Shevchenko submitted Pena via armbar in the second round.

She had her second UFC loss against Amanda Nunes again at UFC 215 on September 9, 2017. This time Nunes won the fight via split decision.On February 3, 2018, Shevchenko faced Priscila Cachoeira at the UFC Fight Night. Shevchenko submitted Cachoeira via rear-naked choke in the second round.

On December 8, 2018, Shevchenko faced Joanna Jędrzejczyk at UFC 231 for the vacant UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship. Shevchenko won the fight via unanimous decision.On June 8, 2019, Shevchenko faced Jessica Eye at UFC 238. This was Shevchenko’s first UFC title defense and Shevchenko knocked out Jessica Eye via head kick in the second round.

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On August 10, 2019, Shevchenko faced Liz Carmouche at UFC Fight Night as the main event. Shevchenko won the fight via unanimous decision.On February 8, 2020, Shevchenko fought Katlyn Chookagain at UFC 247. Shevchenko technically knocked out Chookagain via elbows and punches. Valentina won the fight in the third round and defended her title.

Shevchenko faced Maia on November 21, 2020, at UFC 255.  Shevchenko won the fight via unanimous decision.Andrade fought Russian powerhouse Shevchenko on April 24, 2021. This was the evening’s main event, and the bout was set for five rounds. Shevchenko technical knocked Andrade via elbows in the second round.

On September 25, 2021, at UFC 266, Shevchenko and Murphy fought each other for UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship. Shevchenko defended her title via technically knocking Murphy in the fourth round.

Valentina Shevchenko vs. Katlyn Chookagian

 On February 8, 2020, Shevchenko fought Katlyn Chookagain at UFC 247. Shevchenko technically knocked out Chookagain via elbows and punches. She won the fight in the 3rd round and defended her title.

Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jennifer Maia

Shevchenko faced Maia on November 21, 2020, at UFC 255. The fight went to the Judge’s scorecard and Shevchenko won the fight via unanimous decision.

Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jessica Andrade

Andrade fought Russian powerhouse Shevchenko on April 24, 2021. This was the evening’s main event, and the bout was set for five rounds. Shevchenko technical knocked Andrade via elbows in the second round.

Valentina Shevchenko vs. Lauren Murphy

On September 25, 2021, at UFC 266, Shevchenko and Murphy fought each other for UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship. Shevchenko defended her title via technically knocking Murphy in the fourth round.

Valentina Shevchenko vs. Taila Santos

Valentina Shevchenko and Taila Santos will fight each other on June 12, 2022. This will be the co-main event of the evening.

Who is Valentina Shevchenko husband?

Valentina Shevchenko has married her to battling coach Pavel Fedotov. Though she is determined in her career she had a secret marriage with her coach. Both of them lovely pair have kept their personal life private. Battling coach Fedotov had been preparing Schevchenko for around 15 years. They must have fallen in love at that time.

Valentina Shevchenko husband
Valentina Shevchenko with her husband and coach Pavel Fedotov
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Likeiwse, the pair haven’t talked publicly about their marriage dates and other information about their private life.

These are the available information about Shevchenko’s private life and more will be updated as soon as possible.

Valentin Shevchenko Net Worth

Shevchenko’s net worth is estimated to be $5-$10 million as 2022. Shevchenko earned $842,000 for her fight against Lauren Murphy at UFC 266. Her highest payment came from a fight against Jessica Andrade, $1,192,000. Her base salary is around $200,000. After bonuses and sponsorships, she earns about $500,000-$1,000,000 a fight.

Shevchenko makes the majority of her money from fighting in the Octagon and through lucrative sponsorship deals and advertisements.

Valentina Shevchenko Social Media

Facebook: 1m followers

Twitter: 869.1k followers

Instagram: 2.5m followers

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