Valentina Shevchenko addressed the fans after the defeat

Valentina Shevchenko addressed the fans after the defeat

Former UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko, who lost her title to Alexa Grasso over the weekend, addressed her fans, thanking them for their support and promising to come back stronger than ever.

“Thank you all for your support – I really appreciate all of you,” Bullet wrote on the social network. “Thank you for sticking with me through the good times and the bad. Difficult times create strong people. Martial arts is my life and I will be back for immediate revenge stronger than ever.”

“Combat does not forgive mistakes. It’s especially frustrating when you’re dominating the whole fight. No excuses, just hard work! Ready to start over. I love you all”

The women’s flyweight title fight, which became the second most important event of the UFC 285 tournament, ended in the fourth five-minute period with the victory of the Mexican by rear naked choke, and in three rounds Shevchenko led the duel on all judges’ cards with a score of 29-28 three times.

In an interview after the event, Alexa Grasso said that she was ready to give the former champion an immediate revenge, expressing her hope that this fight would take place in Mexico, which the strongest league in the world plans to visit before the end of this year.