Valentina Shevchenko vs. Sijara Eubanks to Main Event UFC 230 for Vacant Flyweight Title
Valentina Shevchenko vs. Sijara Eubanks for the vacant UFC flyweight championship has been announced as the main event of UFC 230. The event takes place on November 3 from MSG in New York City. Shevchenko was previously scheduled to fight former strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk for the vacant flyweight belt at UFC 231.
Shevchenko (15-3) is coming off of a second-round submission victory over Priscila Cachoeira in February. “Bullet” has earned notable UFC octagon victories over Sarah Kaufman, Holly Holm, and Julianna Peña.
Eubanks (3-2) made her UFC debut in June by defeating Lauren Murphy via unanimous decision. She was previously scheduled to take on Jessica Eye at UFC 232 before being shifted into the title fight against Shevchenko.