Valentina Shevchenko praises Antonina following sister's loss to Chookagian

UFC flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko has sent a warm message to her older sister, Antonina, who was defeated by Katlyn Chookagian at UFC on ESPN 9 last weekend. In her message, Valentina called Antonina her inspiration, and apologized for not being in her corner on fight night. No matter what , I will always Love […]

Photo | Antonina Shevchenko releases statement following “tough” loss to Katlyn Chookagian

UFC women’s flyweight Antonina Shevchenko has released a statement following a “tough” loss to Katlyn Chookagian at UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs. Burns. Despite entering the fight as the betting favorite, Shevchenko was dominated by Chookagian for 15 minutes, getting taken down at will and beat up on the ground. It was the best performance […]

More new fights in the works for May 30 UFC card

More fights have been tacked onto the bill for the May 30 card at the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to a report from MMA Junkie, the card will feature a women’s flyweight bout between recent title challenger Katlyn Chookagian, and Antonina Shevchenko, the sister of the division’s reigning queen Valentina Shevchenko. […]

Anthony Smith vs. Glover Teixeira set for UFC Lincoln main event, four other fights official

Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira will headline the UFC’s upcoming trip to Lincoln, Nebraska in April. The promotion announced on Friday that the two will headline UFC Lincoln on April 25. The two have both been vocal about fighting one another, and sources told BJPENN.com the matchup was originally targeted for UFC Brasilia but Smith […]

Report | Antonina Shevchenko slated to get top 10 clash with Roxanne Modafferi at UFC St-Petersburg

The Shevchenko family has made UFC history. The sister tandem of Valentina and Antonina (7-0) are officially the first pair of sisters to have ever fought together inside the organization. For the older sister, Antonina, she is actually the newcomer to the promotion as she most recently made her promotional debut at The Ultimate Fighter […]