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UFC on ESPN 9: Chookagian vs Shevchenko 05/30/2020 UFC Forecasts, Betting Picks and Tips

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UFC on ESPN 9 Chookagian vs Shevchenko 05-30-2020 UFC Forecasts Betting Picks and Tips

UFC on ESPN 9: Chookagian vs Shevchenko 05/30/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship pioneered the return of sports since the nationwide lockdown as they are holding their fourth fight card in the month of May. UFC on ESPN 9 will happen on May 30 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans can catch the games through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. The main event will have Tyron Woodley trying to carve out another path to another title shot as this former UFC Welterweight champion goes against Gilbert Burns. In the same card is a women’s flyweight match between Katlyn Chookagian and Antonina Shevchenko. In this bout, Chookagian is picked by UFC Fight Odds as the underdog to the resurging Shevchenko.

UFC on ESPN 9: Chookagian vs Shevchenko 05/30/2020

When: Saturday, May 30, 6:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 9: Chookagian vs Shevchenko 05/30/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Katlyn Chookagian +115 Antonina Shevchenko -145

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Katlyn Chookagian

Katlyn Chookagian is an American female flyweight fighter that hails from Jersey City, New Jersey. The “Blonde Fighter” stands at five-foot-nine and trains at the world-renowned Team Renzo Gracie and Allstar BJJ. She currently has a 13-3 professional MMA record with ten wins from decisions. Chookagian made her UFC debut in July 2016 during UFC Fight Night 91. She went against Lauren Murphy via unanimous decision. In her next bout, she had a loss against Loz Carmouche via split decision but she bounced back to win her next three fights. She again tasted defeat in the UFC against Jessica Eye but bounced back winning two straight matches. Her last fight was registered in February 2020 where she was knocked out by Valentina Schevchenko in UFC 247.

Antonina Shevchenko

Antonina Shevchenko is a 35-year-old fighter that came all the way from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. “Pantera trains at Tiger Muay Thai and has a professional record of 8-1. Five of her wins were from decisions. Prior to coming to the UFC, Shevchenko was undefeated fighting from WXF X-Impact Word Championships and Phoenix Fighting Championship. Shevchenkowas discovered when she won against Jaimelene Nievera in Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series in June 2018 which she won via TKO. She made her UFC debut against Ji Yeon Kim during UFC – The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale which she won by decision. She lost her match against Roxanne Modafferi but bounced back immediately with a rear-naked choke win over Lucie Pudilova in August 2019.

Chookagian vs Shevchenko Betting Numbers

Record 13-3-0 8-1- 0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country United States Kyrgyzstan
Height 5′ 9″ 5′ 8″
Weight (lbs) 125 125
Reach (inches) 68 67
Win by KO/TKO 15% 25%
Win by Submission 8% 13%
Decisions 77% 63%
Strikes landed per minute 4.11 4.9
Striking accuracy 32% 57%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.49 1.92
Striking defense 63% 65%
Takedown average 0 0.67
Takedown accuracy 0% 100%
Takedown defense 50% 58%
Submission average 0.1 1

Chookagian vs Shevchenko Betting Picks

In this bout, Sports Betting sees Shevchenko getting the victory over Chookagian with the way she can finish her bouts. Shevchenko will only have a chance to win if she outlasts Chookagian which is unlikely.