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Valentina Shevchenko tops Jennifer Maia by unanimous decision at UFC 255 – ESPN

Valentina Shevchenko got a stiffer challenge than expected but rolled to a unanimous-decision win over Jennifer Maia to retain her flyweight title Saturday at UFC…

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LAS VEGAS — Valentina Shevchenko’s dominance has reached the point where MMA fans are shocked when she loses a round.
Shevchenko (20-3) defended the UFC’s 125-pound championship for the fourth time on Saturday, defeating Jennifer Maia (18-7-1) by unanimous decision. All three judges scored it a blowout win for the champ, 49-46.
The flyweight title fight co-headlined UFC 255 inside the Apex.
“I’m very glad it was five rounds, because I had a long layoff,” said Shevchenko, who fought for the first…

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