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Women's Flyweight Division


"La Pantera"

Antonina Shevchenko

Women's Flyweight Division

10-4-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission

Antonina Shevchenko

athlete record


Learn more about Antonina Shevchenko's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Place of Birth
Fighting style
Muay Thai
Octagon Debut
Nov. 30, 2018
Leg reach

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2002

  • Three wins by KO, one by submission (RNC)

  • 2-3 in her last five

  • Sister is UFC champion Valentina Shevchenko

  • Origin of nickname: “My coach Pavel Fedotov gave it to me when I was starting my pro career.”

UFC History

UFC Fight Night
(7/9/22) Shevchenko won a three round split decision to Cortney Casey 

UFC Fight Night (10/2/21) Shevchenko was stopped by Casey O'Neill via TKO (punches) at 4:47 of the second round

UFC 262 (5/15/21) Shevchenko was submitted by Andrea Lee via triangle armbar at 4:52 of the second round

UFC 255 (11/21/20) Shevchenko stopped Ariane Lipski via strikes at 4:33 of the second round

UFC on ESPN (5/30/20) Shevchenko lost a three round unanimous decision to Katlyn Chookagian

UFC on ESPN (8/3/19) Shevchenko submitted Lucie Pudilova via rear naked choke at 1:20 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (4/20/19) Shevchenko lost a three round split decision to Roxanne Modafferi

TUF 28 Finale (11/30/18) Shevchenko won a three round unanimous decision over Ji Yeon Kim

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 2

Week three
(6/26/18) Shevchenko stopped Jaimee Nievera via strikes at 3:22 of the second round



When and why did you start training for fighting? My mom, Elena Shevchenko, is a 3rd dan black belt in taekwondo. Now she is president of the Kyrgyzstan Muay Thai Federation. She wanted her daughters - me and my sister Valentina - to take the same path in martial arts like she did. And when I was 7 years old she brought me into the gym of my coach Pavel Fedotov. Now we’ve trained with him for more than 20 years.

What titles have you held? 11-time World Champion in Muay Thai and K-1 (IFMA, Lion Fight, WKC, WMC, Phoenix)

Do you have any heroes? Sylvester Stallone and James Bond

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? UFC is the biggest scene in the world for fighters. To fight in the UFC is to fight with the best MMA fighters in the world. I want to improve myself as a martial artist every day, every month, every year, and fighting in the UFC is the next step in my professional career, my next big challenge. I want to be the best here too.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I graduated from Kyrgyzstan National Institute of Arts (camera operator in films and TV), and graduated from Kyrgyzstan National Academy of Sports and Physical culture (boxing coach)

What was your job before you started fighting? I have never had another job. All my life I was a fighter and coach.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? National Peruvian champion of IPSC pistol shooting competition. Medalist in different competitions of IDPA pistol shooting competition.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Professional record in Muay Thai and K-1 is 40-1

Favorite Striking technique: Striking combinations