Current UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko will lock heads with Lauren Murphy in the co-main event at UFC 266. Valentina will be looking to defend her Flyweight title at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Shevchenko often regarded as “The Bullet” has sealed her place as one of the deadliest strikers in the MMA history. Shevchenko made her UFC debut back in 2015 where she fought Sarah Kaufman and won the fight via spilt decision.
Over the years, Shevchenko became one of the greatest women’s fighter of all time. On her conquest to the become the Flyweight Champion, she has toppled many fighters like Joanna Jędrzejczyk, Holly Holm and Julianna Peña.
Valentina Shevchenko’s Fight Purse
When Valentina Shevchenko won her UFC debut bout against Sarah Kaufman she had earned $26,500 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship). She next fought Amanda Nunes at UFC 196 and although she lost the fight her payout was $16,500 ($14,000 to show, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship).
Shevchenko took home $30,500 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 win bonus, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship) for her fight against Holly Holm. She won her bout against Julianna Peña earning her $84,500 ($16,000 to show, $16,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship).
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“The Bullet” next faced Amanda Nunes in a rematch, the bout had earned her a purse of $130,000 ($100,000 to show, $30,000 Reebok sponsorship). She earned $91,000 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $5,000 Reebok sponsorship) for her fight against Priscila Cachoeira.
She won the UFC Flyweight Championship against Joanna Jędrzejczyk. Her earning was $130,000 ($100,000 to show, $30,000 fight week pay). She took home $300,000 ($105,000 to show, $105,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $40,000 fight week pay) from her fight against Jessica Eye.
Her fight purse against Liz Carmouche was $260,000 ($110,000 to show, $110,000 win bonus, $40,000 fight week incentive pay). She defeated Katlyn Chookagian and earned $390,000 ($350,000 to show, $40,000 fight week incentive pay).
She defended her title against Jennifer Maia which earned her $390,000 ($350,000 to show, $40,000 fight week pay). Her bout against Jessica Andrade gave her $392,000 ($350,000 to show, $42,000 fight week pay).
Valentina Shevchenko would be looking to defend her belt against Lauren Murphy at UFC 266. Do you think Lauren Murphy can upset the Champ?