Cortney Casey

Prediction: Antonina Shevchenko vs Cortney Casey | UFC Vegas 58

An exciting bout between UFC flyweights will take place this Saturday when the elder of the two Shevchenko sisters returns against one of Arizona’s finest. Antonina Shevchenko will be looking to bounce back from back-to-back losses in 2021 against Cortney Casey, fresh off successfully pulling off the same against Liana Jojua in November.
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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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Liana Jojua no longer on UFC roster after weight miss, loss to Cortney Casey

The UFC has parted ways with Georgian flyweight Liana Jojua after her recent loss to Cortney Casey on Nov. 13. UFC officials confirmed the news to MMA Fighting on Wednesday. Jojua (8-5) was 1-2 in the company going into UFC Vegas 42 at the UFC APEX and missed weight by almost three pounds the day before, coming on the scale at 128.5 pounds. Jojua’s opponent believes she came in overweight on purpose.
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Cortney Casey blasts Liana Jojua over weight miss: ‘She was Thanksgiving dinner big’

Cortney Casey was happy to get the win, but not so much with her opponent missing weight. Following a unanimous decision win over Liana Jojua at UFC Vegas 42 on Saturday, Casey spoke to the media and she agreed with the suggestion that Jojua coming in almost three pounds over the flyweight limit was a tactical maneuver on her opponent’s part.

UFC Vegas 42 Predictions: Cortney Casey vs. Liana Jojua breakdown, betting odds

At UFC Vegas 42, Cortney “Cast Iron” Casey and Liana “She Wolf” Jojua will meet in the women’s flyweight division. A former FN Global champion, Jojua had fans chomping at the bit to see her fight when she entered the UFC in 2019. Yet, the 26-year-old Georgian has suffered mixed results in the octagon so far, going 2-1 promotionally. Casey on the other hand, with a total of eighteen fights has already competed with some of the division’s best including Claudia Gadelha, Angela Hill, and Michelle Waterson. However with fighting the best comes mixed results as well.

Cortney Casey Is Focused On Fighting Her Fight

The act of fighting is stressful enough, but for Cortney Casey, just about every trip into the Octagon comes with an additional stressor when the final horn sounds and she waits to hear the judges’ decision read aloud. “It’s not a good thing to kind of expect, but it’s one...