The President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov congratulated Valentina Shevchenko by phone on her UFC victory in the Canadian city of Toronto. Press service of the head of state.
«Kyrgyzstan is proud of you. You became the first athlete from the countries of the former USSR who won the UFC champion title, you are an example for our young people. I wish you continued success in your sports career. I invite you to your homeland at a convenient time,» said Sooronbai Jeenbekov.
The athletes had five rounds of five minutes. Valentina owned an advantage, acted more diversely and confidently and won by unanimous decision. This is her 16th victory in 19 MMA battles. She debuted in UFC in 2015.