... Elena, who is … Valentina Shevchenko was born March 7th 1988 to a fighting family in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. With 17 stoppages in … You might have noticed the UFC flyweight champion do interviews fluently in Spanish, carry the Peruvian flag into the octagon ahead of her title defenses, and even shout out Latin America in her post-fight interviews. UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko passed a strong test from Jennifer Maia at UFC 255 on Saturday in Las Vegas. Sitting down with UFC Unfiltered, the Shevchenko sisters talked about their favorite activities outside of fighting. She revealed that she has hopes to receive a commercial pilot license. The elder Shevchenko sister – Antonina – had earlier scored a TKO win and Valentina revealed their mother Elena had over the past week won a … Valentina Shevchenko … Valentina Shevchenko (right) and Jennifer Maia exchange blows during their UFC 255 flyweight bout. Gia đình Shevchenko (không phải huyền thoại bóng đá Andriy Shevchenko hiện đang làm HLV trưởng tuyển bóng đá Ukraine), gồm mẹ - bà Elena Shevchenko, và 2 chị em - Valentina Shevchenko cùng với Antonina Shevchenko đang là những nhân vật nổi bật nhất ở trong làng võ thuật Muay Thái - MMA (UFC) trên toàn thế giới. She started Taekwondo classes at the age of 5, later at the age of 12 she joined Muay Thai. She had an interest in fighting from an early age. UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko might not possess the same kind of mainstream name recognition as a few of her toughest opponents. Antonina would go on to describe her passion to take to the skies as a professional pilot. Her older sister Antonina Shevchenko is a multiple time Kickboxing and Muay Thai world champion, and her mother, Elena Shevchenko is a 3rd degree Black Belt in Taekwondo and President of the Federation of Thai Boxing in Kyrgyzstan. Valentina was born to Elena Shevchenko, who is a Ph.D. holder, works in the research department at the University of Hamburg. Nothing is worse than superfights that should have happened but never did. Valentina Shevchenko Family Details: Father: Unknown Mother: Elena Shevchenko Siblings: Antonina Shevchenko (Older Sister) Spouse Name: Unmarried Children Name: None Valentina Shevchenko Relationships History: The MMA diva hasn’t revealed any information about this topic. Zuffa LLC via Getty Images. Valentina Shevchenko is not afraid to represent Peru in the UFC. Jennifer Maia had Twitter buzzing when she smothered champ Valentina Shevchenko in the second round of their flyweight title fight on Saturday at … Valentina Shevchenko (20-3) successfully defended the flyweight title against Jennifer Maia (18-7-1), earning a unanimous decision victory at UFC 255 from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.