QUEENS OF MARTIAL ARTS
It’s Women History Month and it’s time to recognize the Queens Of Martial Arts. Here they are in no particular order.
Valentina “The Bullet” Shevchenko
Valentina “The Bullet” Shevchenko is a Russian born mix martial artist. She began training in Taekwondo at the age of 5, and had her first fight two years after that. Valentina quickly became a decorated fighter known for her accuracy and counter strikes. Shevchenko discovered Muay Thai at age 12 and immediately turned pro.
Since then, the Bullet has been running amok around the fighting circuits earning title after title in big organizations like K1 and IFMA. She currently has over 500 fights and has defeated the top female fighters in the world. Some of her victims include, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Julianna Pena, and Holly Holm.
Today, Valentina is the # contender in the UFC 125 lbs flyweight division. She is constantly sharpening her striking skills and is always adding new weapons to her ground game. In addition to hand to hand combat, Valentina is also very skilled with the Gat. Her IG page (bulletvalentina) is filled with videos and photos of her popping off her pistol on the range.
Shevchenko is an accomplished and complete martial artist. She is a Queen Of Martial Arts.