Valentina Shevchenko vs. Taila Santos – Fight, Stats, Highlights

Valentina Shevchenko and Taila Santos faced each other in the ufc women's flyweight title bout at UFC 275: Teixeira vs. Prochazka, which took place on Saturday, June 11, 2022, inside the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore. There were 13 fights on the card. You can view UFC 275 results and fight bonuses. UFC 275 card gave fight fans all they could ask for.

In the five-round main event, Valentina Shevchenko defeated Taila Santos in round 5 by Decision – Split. Here is what happened in the fight —

Both fighters threw over 489 strikes combined in this fight, 241 of the strikes were significant strikes. Significant strikes refer to all strikes but don’t include small, short strikes in the clinch and on the ground. There were 8 takedown attempts between the two fighters. Let’s break down each fighter’s stats below.

Valentina Shevchenko full fight stats

Valentina Shevchenko landed 76% of all his strikes. There were 46 of 100 significant strikes to the head, 12 of 18 body shots, and 19 of 21 leg kicks. Valentina Shevchenko attempted 5 takedowns and landed 3. Here are all the strikes Valentina Shevchenko threw and landed against Taila Santos.

Strikes Thrown
234 of 309 (76%)
Significant Strikes
77 of 139 (55%)
Head Strikes
46
Body Strikes
12
Leg Strikes
19
Takedowns
3 of 5

The current UFC record over the most significant strikes landed in a single UFC bout is 290.

Let’s take a look at how Taila Santos did against Valentina Shevchenko.

Taila Santos full fight stats

Taila Santos was firing at a 71% accuracy, throwing 180 strikes and landing 128. There were 55 significant strikes, 18 of 58 landing to the head, 11 of 15 shots to the body and 26 of 29 leg kicks. Taila Santos went for 3 takedowns and landed 3.

Strikes Thrown
128 of 180 (71%)
Significant Strikes
55 of 102 (54%)
Head Strikes
18
Body Strikes
12
Leg Strikes
26
Takedowns
3 of 3

Valentina Shevchenko won by Decision – Split. The fight ended in round 5 at 5:00.

Results & Fight Totals

Event
UFC 275
Date
June 11, 2022
Fight
Valentina Shevchenko vs. Taila Santos
Winner
Valentina Shevchenko
Method
Decision – Split
Fight End
Round 5 at 5:00
Total Strikes Thrown
489
Significant Strikes Thrown
241
Total Takedowns Attempted
8

Did you know: Max Holloway holds a UFC record over the most significant strikes landed in a single UFC match at 290. He also holds a UFC record for the most significant strikes landed in one round at 134. He achieved both records against Brian Ortega during his successful featherweight title defense on December 8, 2018, at UFC 231 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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