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UFC 247 Shevchenko vs Chookagian 02/08/2020 UFC Preview, Betting Odds and Spread

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UFC 247 Shevchenko vs Chookagian 02-08-2020 UFC Preview Betting Odds and Spread

UFC 247 Shevchenko vs Chookagian 02/08/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is bringing a blockbuster fight card to Houston, Texas at the Toyota Center this Saturday, February 8. The UFC 247 boasts the main event that will feature Jon Jones going up against Dominick Reyes while another fight to see is a battle of two of the top female flyweights in the world with Valentina Shevchenko defending her title as she is going up against Katlyn Chookagian. This MMA battle will be featured on Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass has the online live stream available for their subscribers. It is seen by UFC Parlay Betting that Shevchenko being the heavy favorite to win.

UFC 247 Shevchenko vs Chookagian 02/08/2020

When: Saturday, February 8, 9:00 PM
Where: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 247 Shevchenko vs Chookagian 02/08/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Shevchenko -1200 Chookagian +700

Main Card

Valentina Shevchenko

UFC’s reigning women’s flyweight champion Valentina “Bullet” Shevchenko hails from Lima, Peru. The 31-year-old champion fights out of Tiger Muay Thai and currently owns an 18-3 professional MMA record. She came to the UFC in 2105 and she has won seven of her ten fights in the professional organization. She only won twice and it was to Amanda Nunes but since then no other fighter has been able to stop her. Shevchenko was able to stop big names in women’s MMA that include Holly Holm, Julianna Pena, Priscila Cachoeira, Jessica Eye and Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Her latest win was against Liz Carmouche. Expect Shevchenko to go for the submission but she can also pack some power in those hands as well.

Katlyn Chookagian

Kaitlyn Chookagian is a female lightweight fighter that cam from Jersey City in New Jersey USA. She is dubbed as the “Blonde Fighter” and fights out of Team Renzo Gracie and Allstar BJJ. Her current MMA professional fighting record stands at 13-2. Chookagian entered the UFC in 2016 as an undefeated fighter. Since then she won six of the matches in the UFC. She currently came from back-to-back wins against Joanne Calderwood and Jennifer Maia and both of them came from unanimous decisions. Against Shevchenko, this is the fight of her life but it takes a lot of skill and IQ to beat the current champion. Expect her to hang on until the last round but it will look to favor her opponent if that happens.

Shevchenko vs Chookagian Betting Numbers

Shevchenko
Chookagian
Record 18-3-0 13-2-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Peru USA
Height 5’5″ 5’9″
Weight 125 125
Reach 66 68
Win by KO/TKO 28% 15%
Win by Submission 39% 8%
Decisions 33% 77%
Strikes landed per minute 3.02 4.35
Striking accuracy 49% 32%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.16 4.58
Striking defense 62% 64%
Takedown average 1.94 0.00
Takedown accuracy 51% 0%
Takedown defense 77% 56%
Submission average 0.40 0.10

Shevchenko vs Chookagian Betting Picks

Shevchenko is seen by Sportsbook to be the huge favorite to win this match against Chookagian. The probability of Shevchenko ending the bout early is high and the only way that Chookagian can steal this match is to convince the judges.