Valentina Shevchenko Net Worth: Interesting Facts, Contract, Salary, Height, Biography

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Valentina Shevchenko Net Worth:$5 million (approx.)

Valentina Shevchenko Net Worth is around $5 million. Valentina Shevchenko is well-known for her work as an MMA Fighter.

Valentina Shevchenko Net Worth
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Martial artist and Thai fighter who was selected for the bantamweight division of UFC’s women. Flyweight divisions will be announced soon in the UFC. Check Valentina Shevchenko Net Worth.

Valentina Shevchenko earned her biggest payoff ($392,000) after she smashed out flyweight contender Lauren Murphy during UFC 266. She’s earned more than $2,703,000 during her UFC career as per The Sports Daily.

Valentina Shevchenko Net Worth

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Valentina Shevchenko recieved her highest paycheck ($392,000) after knocking out flyweight challenger Lauren Murphy at UFC 266. Valentina has made over $2,703,000 in her UFC career, according to The Sports Daily. Valentina Shevchenko has an estimated net worth of over $5 million, as per First Sportz.

Valentina Shevchenko Biography:

BornMarch 7, 1988 (age 34)
Frunze, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union
(now Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)
Native nameВалентина Шевченко
Other namesBullet
ResidenceLas Vegas, Nevada
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
NationalityKyrgyzstani
Peruvian
Russian(expatriate)
Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Weight125 lb (57 kg; 8.9 st)
DivisionBantamweight (MMA)
Flyweight (MMA)
Lightweight (Muay Thai)
Reach66+12 in (169 cm)
StyleMuay Thai, Kickboxing
StanceSouthpaw

Valentina Shevchenko was born March 7, 1988, in Kyrgyzstan in a Russian family. Her mother and sister trained in taekwondo.

Valentina Shevchenko Biography
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Valentina Shevchenko was born to a Russo-Ukrainian family,but she has described herself as being “Russian” in a Russian interview and her native language is Russian.Her family had Soviet, and later Kyrgyzstani, citizenship

She has won many I.F.M.A. Royal World Cup Tournament Championships in her lifetime. She defeated MMA fighter, Julianna Pena, at UFC. In kickboxing when she was twelve when she began learning Taekwondo, and later would expand her knowledge. She began taking part in MMA.

Valentina Shevchenko Career:

Valentina Shevchenko began Taekwondo at age 5, under the influence of her older sister Antonina and her mother, who both participated in the sport. At age 12 she branched out into Muay Thai kickboxing and then freestyle Vale Tudo.

Valentina Shevchenko kickboxing career began in 2000 when, also at age 12, she knocked out a 22-year-old opponent, earning her the moniker “Bullet” from her trainer Pavel Fedotov because of her speed in the ring.

Valentina traveled to Peru with Fedotov and Antonina in 2007, where they became martial arts teachers, and Fedotov eventually relocated his team there permanently. Valentina gained Peruvian citizenship in 2008 and is fluent in Russian, English, and Spanish.

From 2003 to 2015, Valentina won more than 90 amateur/pro matches in K-1, Muay Thai and kickboxing (eight were won by technical knockout, two by knockout). Valentina received her first loss in kickboxing when she fought Debby Urkens (WFCA) in 2008 and her second one against Cong Wang in 2015.

Valentina Shevchenko won 8 gold medals (2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014) when she competed in the IFMA world championships, as well as the IMFA Royal World Cup in 2015. During these competitions, Shevchenko defeated future UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk three times and future UFC fighter Lina Länsberg once. Shevchenko is considered to be one of the best female Muay Thai fighters in the world.

Valentina Shevchenko Mixed martial arts career

Valentina Shevchenko made her professional debut in mixed martial arts at the age of 15 on April 21, 2003 at Kyrgiz Federation of Kulatuu against fellow debuting fighter Eliza Aidaralieva. She won the fight via TKO in the second round.

She returned to active competition and made her US debut against a future UFC title contender Liz Carmouche on September 30, 2010 at C3 Fights in Concho, Oklahoma.

Valentina Shevchenko made her return again in 2013 under the banner of a South American MMA promotion Fusion FC, where she earned two TKO wins with a turnaround of just two months between the fights. With these victories, she improved her professional record to 10–1.

In 2014, it was announced that Legacy FC had signed Shevchenko for MMA and kickboxing.

Valentina Shevchenko faced Julianna Peña in a possible title eliminator match in the main event at UFC on Fox: Shevchenko vs. Peña on January 28, 2017.

In September 2017, Shevchenko revealed plans to join the 125-pound flyweight division.

On September 20, 2018, it was announced that Shevchenko would face Joanna Jędrzejczyk, who was returning to Flyweight, on December 8, 2018, at UFC 231 for the vacant UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship.

Shevchenko defeated Jędrzejczyk by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, and 49-46) to become the new UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion.

In the first defense of her UFC flyweight title, Shevchenko faced Jessica Eye in the co-main event at UFC 238 on June 8, 2019.She successfully defended her title, winning via a head kick knockout in the second round. This win earned her the Performance of the Night award.