“It’s Affecting Her” • MMA News

Inside the co-main event of UFC 231, Valentina Shevchenko and Joanna Jedrzejczyk will compete for the vacant flyweight championship. The historic previous shared between the two fighters goes once more over a decade in time, as Shevchenko holds three victories over Jedrzejczyk in Muay Thai. Valentina Shevchenko has already made it clear that she has not forgotten about her historic previous with Jedrzejczyk; and in a media lunch scrum earlier proper now, she expressed her notion that Jedrzejczyk has not forgotten, each (Transcript by the use of MMA Combating):

“She will say that it’s not affecting her, however sure — it’s affecting her,” Shevchenko said of her victories over Jedrzejczyk. “We’re saying generally that fighters can say no matter, however what they’re feeling inside is completely completely different. And it’s affecting all the things. It’s affecting everybody, for certain.”

“I don’t suppose that it is going to be a lot completely different,” Shevchenko equipped as a prediction for subsequent Saturday’s co-main event. “In any case, she goes to actually really feel extra wholesome, as a result of she doesn’t have to chop. Nonetheless I don’t suppose it’s gonna be quite a bit completely completely different for me throughout the face of Joanna. In any case, she might have further energy, however it absolutely doesn’t matter for me.

“After all it was years in the past,” Shevchenko continued. “After all she modified, she improved as a fighter, similar as me. I’ve improved as a combined martial arts fighter. However on the finish of the day, within the closing it doesn’t matter. All expertise, it is going to assist. And every expertise I get from that struggle, it is going to assist me to win this struggle.”

Do you agree with Valentina Shevchenko? Do you think about Joanna Jedrzejczyk stays to be affected by her Muay Thai losses to Valentina Shevchenko?

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