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The co-main event of UFC 231 has two of basically probably the most reliable and professional athletes you’ll ever encounter in Valentina Shevchenko and Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Nonetheless with all the busted enjoying playing cards and undesirable surprises of the last few years, the UFC has started to embrace the thought of the contingency plan, and Saturday’s co-main event isn’t any exception. All through media day, Katlyn Chookagian revealed that she was instantly suggested that she could be the backup for the co-main event, nonetheless she vows to not let that disrupt her focus from whom is ahead of her (Transcript by MMAjunkie):

“I’m totally targeted on Jessica,” Chookagian talked about as we converse at a media day in help of UFC 231. “… I attempt to not concentrate on the opponent, however me. If I put together for Jessica Eye and one thing occurs they usually change opponents, I’ll be ready the perfect that I’m ready. I at all times have good conditioning, so if it goes from three to 5 rounds, that’s normally higher for me. I choose 5 rounds.”

Even when she doesn’t fill in for the co-main event, Chookagian is assured that she will probably be sure that she is going to get a flyweight title shot inside the shut to future:

“Moreover the 2 ladies combating within the co-main occasion, we’re the one ones being talked about and brought significantly on this division, so I undoubtedly assume this can be a No. 1 contender struggle,” Chookagian talked about.

Who do you assume will the other flyweight about at UFC 231? Jessica Eye or Katlyn Chookagian?


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