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Antonina Shevchenko vs. Cortney Casey targeted for April 30 UFC event

A women’s flyweight matchup is being targeted for April. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that the UFC is close to finalizing a bout between Antonina Shevchenko and Cortney Casey for April 30 at a location and venue yet to be announced.
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Casey O’Neill says Antonina Shevchenko win ‘was a big improvement from my last fights,’ didn’t expect to get ranked

Casey O’Neill knew she would be able to finish Antonina Shevchenko in their UFC Vegas 38 fight. O’Neill was 2-0 in the UFC with two finishes but early on, Shevchenko had success. She had O’Neill in a troubling spot but the 24-year-old was able to get out of it and then take over the round. In the second round, she dominated it and eventually got the stoppage win.

UFC Fight Night 193 Predictions: Antonina Shevchenko vs. Casey O’Neill odds, analysis

The sister of flyweight champ, Valentina, Antonina Shevchenko enters Saturday night following a submission loss to Andrea Lee back in May. Professionally, the 36-year-old is 9-3; and, in the UFC, Shevchenko is 3-3 with two finish victories and two decision losses. Casey O’Neill, more than a decade younger than her opponent and is 7-0 professionally. In the UFC, O’Neill is 2-0 with two finishes.

Antonina Shevchenko Faces A Familiar Foe

Antonina Shevchenko is ready to make her statement in the Octagon this weekend, coming on the heels of her sister Valentina’s successful title defense against Lauren Murphy at UFC 266. Being able to have fights so close together has led to another rewarding training camp for the pair, including Valentina getting some extra snacks.

Casey O’Neill Faces Tough Test Against Antonina Shevchenko

‘King’ Casey O’Neill returns this weekend for her third octagon outing in a little over eight months. Having impressed with two finish victories in as many fights, the Scottish born, Australian, fighting out of the US takes on the toughest test of her career in Antonina Shevchenko. Casey O’Neill’s UFC...
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Casey O’Neill vs. Antonina Shevchenko in the works for UFC event on Oct. 2

Flyweights Casey O’Neill and Antonina Shevchenko are expected to clash at the upcoming UFC Fight Night card scheduled on Oct. 2. Multiple sources confirmed the matchup to MMA Fighting on Thursday following an initial report from MMA DNA. Undefeated in her first seven professional fights, O’Neill has been a welcome...
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Andrea Lee ‘felt like a different person’ in win over Antonina Shevchenko at UFC 262

It’s been a long, winding road between wins for Andrea Lee. The flyweight contender picked up a much-needed win on Saturday, defeating Antonina Shevchenko by second-round triangle armbar submission on the preliminary portion of UFC 262 in Houston. It was the first win for the Texas native in her home state after two previous tries ended in split decision losses, including a controversial call against Lauren Murphy at UFC 247.

Submission! Watch Andrea Lee tap out Antonina Shevchenko at UFC 262

Andrea Lee captured the biggest win of her career earlier tonight (Sat., May 15, 2021) at UFC 262 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside Toyota Center in Houston, Tex., when she finished veteran fighter Antonina Shevchenko via second-round submission (triangle armbar). Lee looked good from the opening bell as she...

UFC 262 Highlight Video: Andrea Lee Taps Antonina Shevchenko

Andrea Lee picked up a slick submission win over Antonina Shevchenko. Shevchenko spent most of Round 2 in a mounted triangle, but after Lee switched to an armbar she was able to get a tap just as the round was ending.
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Andrea Lee admits legs began to ‘feel like cement’ before submitting Antonina Shevchenko at UFC 262

HOUSTON — Flyweight Andrea Lee speaks with reporters backstage at the Toyota Center following her second-round submission win over Antonina Shevchenko at UFC 262. “KGB” recapped her first UFC finish, talks about the length of time she had the triangle in, wanting to keep it out of the judges’ hands, fighting in front of the fans once again, and more.

Antonina Shevchenko Keeps Flying High

Anyone that has followed the career of Antonina Shevchenko knows that she, her younger sister, UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko, and their coach, Pavel Fedotov, enjoy traveling the world and training in different locations. Earlier this year, the elder Shevchenko added a new method for the group to get from...
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Miranda Maverick calls out Antonina Shevchenko, rules out move to bantamweight

LAS VEGAS — Flyweight Miranda Maverick spoke with reporters backstage at the UFC APEX following her unanimous decision win over Gillian Robertson at UFC 260 on Saturday night. “Fear the” discussed moving to 2-0 in the UFC, whether or not the prospect label should be removed, wanting to fight Antonina Shevchenko, shutting down a move to 135, having her sights set on a future fight with Valentina Shevchenko in the next two years, and more.
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Report: Andrea Lee vs. Antonina Shevchenko added to UFC 262 in May

A women’s flyweight matchup between Andrea Lee and Antonina Shevchenko has been added to UFC 262 in May. MMA Junkie announced the news, though the UFC is yet to confirm the fight. Shevchenko (9-2) has gone 2-2 in her last four UFC appearances. Dropping fights to top contenders Roxanne Modafferi...
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Andrea Lee vs. Antonina Shevchenko set for May 15 UFC event

Andrea Lee has a tough test ahead as she seeks to snap a career-worst skid. MMA Fighting confirmed with sources with knowledge of the matchup that Lee (11-5) will face Antonina Shevchenko (9-2) in a flyweight bout at a May 15 event, which is expected to be UFC 262. The bout was first reported by MMA Junkie.

Andrea Lee, Antonina Shevchenko to Square Off at UFC 262

Sign up for ESPN+ right here, and you can then stream the UFC live on your smart TV, computer, phone, tablet or streaming device via the ESPN app. Two Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweights keen on working their way up the division will meet in May. MMA Junkie first reported the...

UFC books Andrea Lee – Antonina Shevchenko

The UFC is putting together a women’s flyweight showcase on in the month of May. MMA Junkie was the first to report that the promotion has finalized a flyweight matchup between top 15 contenders, Andrea Lee (11-5) and Antonina Shevchenko (9-2). The matchup will take place at the UFC‘s Fight...