Valentina Shevchenko open to trilogy fight with rival Amanda Nunes


UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko says she is open to a trilogy fight with her rival, UFC double champion Amanda Nunes.

Shevchenko is currently getting ready to defend the women’s 125lbs belt against top contender Lauren Murphy at UFC 266 next Saturday night. Should Shevchenko win that fight, it would be her eighth win in a row in the flyweight division, and the calls for her to move back up to bantamweight and fight Nunes again will be high. After all, Shevchenko was one of the only UFC fighters who has ever given problems to Nunes. Although Nunes holds two wins over Shevchenko, the second fight was a split decision that some people that Shevchenko won, and so a trilogy fight seems like something that could happen.

Speaking to TMZ Sports, Shevchenko confirmed that she is open to a trilogy fight with Nunes if fate would have it for them. For Shevchenko,  she is just focused on her own skills right now and being the best MMA fighter that she can be. But if things line up for her that a fight with Nunes is possible, then Shevchenko says she will be ready for that fight.

Do you think we will see the trilogy fight between Valentina Shevchenko and Amanda Nunes?

This article appeared first on BJPENN.COM