Last Updated: 04-03-2023
Valentina Shevchenko is one of the top stars in the UFC and here is all about her net worth, MMA record, salary and more
Valentina Shevchenko Facts
|Birth Place||Frunze, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union, (now Kazakhstan)|
|Father’s Name||Anatoly Shevchenko|
|Mother’s Name||Elena Shevchenko|
|Net Worth (2023)||$5 million (estimated)|
|Last Fight Earnings||$450,000 (estimated)|
|Date of Birth||March 7, 1988|
|Education||To be updated|
|MMA Debut||April 21, 2003|
|Achievements||UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter|
Valentina ‘The Bullet’ Shevchenko is one of the top stars in the world of MMA. The 34-year-old has a great background in kickboxing and Muay Thai and is considered one of the best female fighters ever.
Shevchenko’s sister, Antonina, is also fighting in the UFC but she isn’t a champion yet, like her sister. Valentina was born in the USSR and despite being from a Ukrainian family, she claims to be more Russian.
The Bullet, as she is called, started learning Taekwondo at the age of five thanks to her mother and Antonina.
Valentina started her kickboxing career at the age of 12 in 2000 and won several titles during the decade.
However, MMA seems to be her real calling and she has dominated one UFC division since winning the title.
Valentina Shevchenko Net worth and salary
Valentina Shevchenko has a reported net worth of $5million in the year 2023. While she doesn’t get paid a yearly salary, Shevchenko earns a huge amount per fight since she is a UFC champion.
The details of her early payouts aren’t available but her UFC debut got her $26,500 in a win over Sarah Kaufman.
The first loss against Nunes handed Shevchenko a payout of $14,000 but then she got $30,500 in her next win.
Shevchenko made $130,000 in her second loss to Nunes but more was to come for the Bullet. She earned $300,000 in her win over Jessica Eye and made $270,000 after defeating Katlyn Chookagian.
The payout from UFC 255 was $280,000 after her win over Jennifer Maia. Bullet made $392,000 in her last two fights, which were wins over Jessica Andrade and Lauren Murphy.
Valentina Shevchenko MMA career and UFC Record
Valentina Shevchenko has an MMA record of 23 wins and three losses so far in her career. The 34-year-old holds a 2-0 record in professional boxing while she also had several wins during her kickboxing career.
Shevchenko started her MMA career with seven straight wins but got her first defeat against Liz Carmouche in 2010.
She then joined the UFC at 11-1 and lost her second fight in the promotion against Amanda Nunes. She won the next two fights and faced Nunes again, for the Bantamweight title but lost. The Bullet, however, won the vacant Flyweight title after returning to the division and has dominated it since.
FAQs about Valentina Shevchenko
Valentina Shevchenko has a net worth of $5 million.
Valentina Shevchenko was born in Frunze, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union, (now Kazakhstan).
Valentina Shevchenko is 34 years old.
Valentina Shevchenko has an MMA record of 23 wins and 3 losses.
Valentina Shevchenko made her MMA debut on the 21st of April, 2003.
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