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“Shevchenko Murders Grasso” – Despite Surprisingly Good Scrap, Fans Give Valentina Shevchenko Warning to Alexa Grasso After UFC Vegas 62

Published 10/15/2022, 10:00 PM EDT

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UFC Vegas 62 had two of the best flyweights in the women’s division, showing off the highest level of martial arts inside the Octagon. Mexican Alexa Grasso and Brazilian Viviane Araujo took the center stage as they put on a show for the fight fans at the UFC Apex, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Grasso won via unanimous decision. The Official scorecard read (50-45, 49-46, 49-46).


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‘Vivi’ and the Mexican fighter stood toe-to-toe in the pocket in the early stage of the first round and exchanged jabs. Realizing it was a five-round contest, both were patient in the first round, yet whatever either was throwing kept landing.

The 35-year-old tried for the takedown a few times in the first, but the Lobo Gym MMA representative (Grasso) easily stopped them.

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The Cerrado MMA gym athlete fighter, though, was able to take the fight to the ground in the second round after finding relative success on the feet. The 29-year-old got back on her feet and, knowing she was behind in the round, went to work and pushed the pace at the later part of round 2.

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The Mexican athlete used the jabs to perfection to edge the third round. Although the round was competitive. The fourth and fifth were also contested on the feet and Grasso appeared to have an edge over the Brazilian.

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MMA Fans got the attention of these top 10 female fighters headlining the card. Fight fanatics had their say after the close contest and a rather interesting scorecard.

The scorecard did not reflect how close the contest was. And it was meant to be a close one, looking into the record of both fighters coming into the bout.

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The Brazilian fighter’s prior losses (2) in the UFC came only to the hands of a former flyweight title challenger. Besides, she was coming off a big win against Andrea Lee. Thus, with #6 next to her name, she entered the contest with utter confidence.

Whereas her counterpart was on a three-fight win streak coming into the contest with wins over the likes of veteran fighter Joanne Wood and prospect Maycee Barber. This led to one of the best runs of Grasso’s career in the UFC and a #5 ranking.

Despite the win, fans are not seeing Grasso as worthy to challenge the reigning champion, Valentina Shevchenko.


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What do you make of this matchup? Share your views in the comments section below.

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Deepak Kumar

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Deepak Kumar is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. His love for MMA comes from the chaos and violence the fight business brings to the table. A BJJ aspirant, Deepak began following the sport as a casual fan when Ronda Rousey was finishing her opponents in seconds.