Valentina Shevchenko and Taila Santos battled for the women’s lightweight title in the joint main event of UFC 275. Shevchenko currently ranks #2 on the UFC’s women’s pound-for-pound list, and “The Bullet” has proven itself to be one of the best. The most dominant champions in the UFC roster.
The Peruvian has been holding the champion position for the last four years. He made all his opponents look easy, and his last two wins against Jessica Andrade and Lauren Murphy were worth seeing. He was looking for another dominant performance at UFC 275, but Santos paid him off.
Santos entered the fray with the incredible momentum of a four-game winning streak. He looked confident and fought well, but that wasn’t enough to dethrone the champion. After going back and forth for five laps, Shevchenko was declared the winner by split decision. Although the decision caught the attention of many and many thought the Brazilian player was robbed.
Santos had to undergo surgery to correct his deteriorated trajectory, and now that he’s back in the gym, he’s trying to get his much-deserved rematch against Shevchenko. talking MMA Fighting Santos said, “We want fights over and over, we really want a rematch. Tiago talked to Mick and the UFC, letting them know I’m fine and training. They even said that Valentina was running. He asked them to fight, but not against me.”
Cris Cyborg, Aljamain Sterling and more reacted to Valentina Shevchenko’s very close win against Taila Santos at UFC 275 with “if it were 3-2 for Santos”.
Taila Santos ready to face any top-ranked opponent in the absence of Valentina Shevchenko
Valentina’s His résumé speaks for itself and the air of invincibility was eerie as his opponents gave up on their game plans and were finished off by ‘The Bullet’. Santos took first place Amanda Nunes The one who abused Shevchenko’s ground game and gave him a hard run for his money.
Talking about this air of invincibility, Santos said: “All the girls say Valentina is a monster, but I’ve been saying for a while that she doesn’t have a game on the court. I showed that there was no reason to be afraid. After that fight, I knew she wouldn’t accept a rematch. I called her anyway, but I knew she wouldn’t risk losing the belt. After showing that it didn’t matter He didn’t pair with me again. He was scared.”
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While waiting for a response from the champion, Santos is ready to take the number 1. manon fiorotor number 2, Katlyn Chookagian. He just wants to stay active and finally fulfill his dream of becoming a UFC champion.
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