Valentina Shevchenko calls for a rematch with Alex Grasso
Shevchenko is determined to get back what has long belonged to her.
Last weekend at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, former UFC women's featherweight champion Valentina Shevchenko (23-4 MMA, 12-3 UFC) lost the title she had held since 2018 in the co-main event of UFC 285, losing to Alexa Grasso of Mexico. And that was the biggest disappointment of 2023. was the clear favorite to win.
Valentina Shevchenko is looking to regain the title she lost.
"Definitely an immediate rematch because I know I was winning the fight," Shevchenko admitted to UFC commentator Joe Rogan in her post-fight interview.
"You win the fight in all three rounds without a doubt. And a stupid situation can change the whole game. That's part of the game. Congratulations to Alexa, and I know I'm stronger, and if it wasn't for that spinning kick, there would have been a different result," she added.