Alexa Grasso took the title from Valentina Shevchenko
A native of Mexico has become the author of one of the greatest surprises in the history of mixed martial arts.
The UFC 285 tournament brought a lot of surprises for spectators and fighters. The author of one of the greatest surprises in the history of mixed martial arts at the event, which took place at the T-Mobile Stadium in Las Vegas, a native of Mexico, Alexa Grasso, was able not only to take the champion title from Valentina Shevchenko, but also to finish the fight ahead of schedule.
Already in the first round, the Mexican woman managed to create serious problems in the stance of the current champion, so Shevchenko had to use her wrestling skills in the second and third five-minute halves, but in the fourth segment of the match, the native of Kyrgyzstan made a gross mistake, losing to the current champion, turning her back to the opponent and allowing him choke her from behind, he ended the fight.
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