Valentina Shevchenko out of scheduled UFC 251 flyweight championship defense with injury

Fans will have to wait a little longer to see Valentina Shevchenko make the fourth defense of her UFC women’s flyweight championship. Shevchenko suffered a leg injury during her one-sided beatdown of Katlyn Chookagian at UFC 247 on Feb. 8, and the dominant 125-pound titleholder told ESPN the injury has not Read more

UFC Fight Night 169 results: Deiveson Figueiredo stops Joseph Benavidez to leave flyweight title vacant

Deiveson Figueiredo threw a big wrench into the UFC’s plans to crown a new flyweight champion when he missed weight for his UFC Fight Night 169 main event battle with Joseph Benavidez. The two men were set to clash for the title vacated by Henry Cejudo when Figueiredo couldn’t successfully Read more

UFC Fight Night 169: Deiveson Figueiredo misses weight ahead of flyweight title fight with Joseph Benavidez

Deiveson Figueiredo was positioned for the biggest fight of his career at UFC Fight Night 169 on Saturday, where he’s scheduled to battle Joseph Benavidez for the UFC flyweight championship. One day before, however, he lost a battle with the scales. Figueiredo stepped on the scales in Norfolk, Virginia, Friday Read more

UFC 251 card: Valentina Shevchenko vs. Joanne Calderwood flyweight title fight set for Australia

Fresh off yet another dominating performance in defense of her UFC women’s flyweight championship, Valentina Shevchenko has her next challenger lined up. Shevchenko will face top ranked challenger Joanne Calderwood at UFC 251 on June 6 in Perth, Australia, the promotion announced Monday night.  Shevchenko (19-3) blew away Katlyn Chookagian Read more