UFC 261 has three title fights, and it included this flyweight title bout between the dominant champion Valentina Shevchenko taking on the former strawweight title holder in Jessica Andrade. Once again, Shevchenko was completely dominant, but this time, the champion did it on the ground.
Check out highlights from the event, along with a snippet from our play-by-play of the event:
Shevchenko gets a body lock and just throws Andrade to the floor after Andrade tried to do the same. Shevchenko is just riding her in half guard. Andrade trying to punch the body from the bottom. Forearm shiver from Shevchenko as Andrade gets up. Andrade tries to take Shevchenko down. She just doesn’t have the strength. Shevchenko with a short knee. She gets underhooks and throws Andrade to the floor. This is domination. Crucifix. Short shots from Valentina. Andrade can’t defend. Hard elbows. Andrade is busted open. The ref jumps in after about 20 elbows. She is simply amazing.
Valentina Shevchenko defeated Jessica Andrade via TKO (elbows), 3:19 of round 2