Pros react after Valentina Shevchenko TKO’s Jessica Andrade at UFC 261

Valentina Shevchenko, Jessica Andrade

Tonight’s UFC 261 event featured a women’s flyweight title fight featuring reigning champion Valentina Shevchenko taking on Jessica Andrade.

Shevchenko (21-3 MMA) was looking to earn her fifth-straight title defense with a victory over Andrade this evening in Jacksonville. ‘The Bullet’ had most previously competed at November’s UFC 255 event, where she earned a unanimous decision victory over submission ace Jennifer Maia.

Meanwhile, Jessica Andrade (21-9 MMA) had earned her shot at Valentina Shevchenko by scoring a first round TKO victory over Katlyn Chookagian in her flyweight debut. Prior to that win, the Brazilian was coming off back-to-back setbacks to Weili Zhang and Rose Namajunas respectively.

UFC 261

Tonight’s UFC 261 women’s flyweight title fight proved to be an absolutely one-sided contest. Valentina Shevchenko dominated Jessica Andrade from the opening bell scoring a number of heavy takedowns before ultimately finishing the fight with ground and pound in Round 2.

Official UFC 261 Result: Valentina Shevchenko def. Jessica Andrade via TKO in Round 2

Check out how the pros reacted to Shevchenko defeating Andrade below:

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Post-fight reactions to Valentina Shevchenko’s beatdown of Jessica Andrade:

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