Valentina Shevchenko Biography
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The Kyrgyzstani MMA, Valentina Shevchenko is considered the greatest ever women’s fighter. Read the full article to know her net worth, age, salary, and height.

Valentina started doing Taekwondo when she was just 5. Her mother and sister helped her a lot in her learning process.

Shevchenko is also a former Muay Thai fighter from the age of 12. She has been the recent champion of the flyweight division in UFC. She made her professional MMA debut at a very young age in 2003.

The best thing is “The Bullet” is in love with this sport. Valentina has also won the world cup of Muay Thai in the year 2007. She became Muay Thai champion 11 times in her career. She became a 2-time world champion in MMA and also the 2-time winner of the World Martial Arts. Her wins include both heavyweight and lightweight categories.

She has played a total of 25 MMA matches and only suffered 3 losses in all MMA fights. She has knocked out 8 of her opponents in her MMA matches which shows her skills and fierce strength.

The 33-year-old enjoys great success and popularity back home. MMA is considered the number one sport in her homeland so she is a celebrity and the most loved athlete in her country. With her recent victories, her popularity has skyrocketed and people are crazy for her fights.

Valentina Shevchenko’s details

Full Name Valentina Anatolievna Shevchenko
Nickname Bullet
Born March 7, 1988

Frunze, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union

(now Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)

Debut 2003
Height 165 cm
Weight 57 kg
Age 33
Birthplace Frunze, Kirghiz SSR
Religion Christianity
Nationality Kyrgyzstani and Peruvian
Net Worth $5 million
Marital Status Married
Father name Anatoly Shevchenko
Mother name Elena Shevchenko
Salary $280,000
Twitter Handle  @BulletValentina
Instagram Handle @bulletvalentina

Her Age 

Valentina is 33 years old. She has taken good care of her fitness that helps her in her fights

Valentina Shevchenko’s Net worth and Salary

Valentina Shevchenko is a great flyweight fighter who has a net worth of about  $5 Million. Shevchenko earned her highest paycheck after the UFC 261 fight in which she brutally defeated her opponent and won about $302,000 after that. She also earns a lot of money through various endorsements. She works for various brands like GuardLab, Brownells, Dapper Scrappers, etc.

Her Height

The Kyrgyzstan native has a reasonable height of 165 cm.


Valentina’s kickboxing coach gave her the nickname “Bullet” when she was just 12. She fought against a 22-year-old opponent and won the match. In that stellar performance, she knocked out her rival effortlessly.

UFC Star Valentina Shevchenko
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Recent News Valentina Shevchenko

Valentina achieved yet another feat after winning UFC 266 convincingly against Lauren Murphy. She showed off her sixth ruby on her championship belt via Instagram post. 

Once a player wins a fight, he is awarded the championship belt. And if he defends his title a ruby is put into his belt by the fight promotion. Valentina has defended her title six times, so she has got 6 rubies inlaid on the belt.

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