Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jessica Andrade Set For UFC 261 In April

Reigning UFC women's flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko has her next title defense in the form of Jessica Andrade.

ESPN's Brett Okamoto reported the matchup, confirming it via UFC President Dana White, who said Shevchenko and Andrade will face off at UFC 261 on April 24.

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Shevchenko the unequivocal queen at 125-pounds is on a six-fight winning streak currently and will look for her fifth title defense against Andrade, she last beat Jennifer Maia by a unanimous decision at UFC 255. Andrade, a former UFC strawweight champion, has now found a new home in the flyweight division after finishing Kaitlyn Chookagian in her divisional debut via a first-round TKO from a brutal body shot at UFC Fight Island 6.

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