WOW! UFC Champion Valentina Shevchenko Sizzles In a New Photoshoot

Published 01/10/2022, 8:00 AM EST


Valentina Shevchenko has proven to the world that she is one of the best in the world after putting forth classic performances in the octagon time and again. As of January 2022, ‘Bullet’ stands first in the UFC women’s pound for pound rankings.

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The Flyweight champion has had a terrific year in 2021. Shevchenko defended her UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship twice this year. She fought at UFC 261 and UFC 266 and won both her fights via knockout.

Recently, ‘Bullet’ Valentina showed the world that she is a woman of multiple talents. We are familiar with the fact that she is an incredible dancer. Now, from her latest Instagram post, we can see she’s a terrific model as well. The fighter lives a lavish and classy lifestyle outside the MMA world. She showed this off in her latest collaboration with Great Studio and she looks absolutely stunning. You can have a look at the pictures below.

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What’s next for Valentina Shevchenko?

After coming off two incredible wins in 2021, Shevchenko will look to defend her title for the seventh time in 2022. The fighter completely outclassed Jéssica Andrade and Lauren Murphy in her recent fights. Even though her next opponent has not been officially revealed, there are a few fighters who fans think are next for Shevchenko.

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LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 25: (L-R) Valentina Shevchenko punches Lauren Murphy in their women flyweight fight during UFC 266 on September 25, 2021, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. (Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Many speculate that Cynthia Calvillo is going to be next for the UFC flyweight champion. She is the only fighter in the top 5 Shevchenko hasn’t fought yet. Shevchenko could also take on Jéssica Andrade in a rematch.

We could also possibly see Shevchenko go up to bantamweight and take on the newly crowned champion Julianna Pena and have a rematch with her rival Amanda Nunes.

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Who would you like to see Valentina Shevchenko take on next? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Pranit Punjabi

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Pranit Punjabi is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. A third-year psychology major, this Khabib Nurmagomedov fan merged his interest in psychology with his deep passion for MMA and was intrigued by this new angle to help him get closer to the action. Pranit aims to look through the violence and chaos, into what makes MMA truly beautiful, the deep and rich psychological aspect of the game.

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