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Valentina Shevchenko thanks Sadyr Japarov for gifts

UFC champion Valentina Shevchenko thanked the President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Japarov for the gifts. She posted photos of the presented souvenirs on her Facebook page.

«Thank you, dear Sadyr Nurgozhoevich, for the wonderful gifts. Shyrdak, a national handmade felt carpet, is a dream. The battle bow is a beautiful and delicate masterpiece by our craftsmen. I bow down before them,» she wrote.

The UFC champion Valentina Shevchenko arrived in Kyrgyzstan on November 21. She was greeted by representatives of WEF Kulatuu Er Taimash Federation and fans at Manas international airport. She has not been in homeland since 2019.

At the end of September, the native of Kyrgyzstan, Valentina Shevchenko defeated Lauren Murphy from USA at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 266 tournament in Las Vegas. The athlete defended her UFC flyweight title (up to 56.7 kilograms) for the sixth time.

She held a press conference and met with fans in the capital of Kyrgyzstan. The head of state also received Shevchenko. Japarov congratulated her on defending the UFC flyweight champion title for the sixth time and presented her with a certificate for 1 million soms.