Valentina Shevchenko: Is winning the UFC belt or defending it tougher?

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Valentina Shevchenko UFC 238 Las Vegas scrum
Valentina Shevchenko UFC 238 Las Vegas scrum

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UFC women's flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko takes a very workmanlike approach to her training and her career. So what is easier for her: winning the belt or defending it?

That was a good question, as Shevchenko headed into her first title defense opposing Jessica Eye. Their bout serves as the UFC 238 co-main event to Henry Cejudo and Marlon Moraes' headlining title tilt for the vacant UFC bantamweight belt.

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Tune in to MMAWeekly.com on Saturday, June 8, for full UFC 238: Cejudo vs. Moraes live results from Chicago. Flyweight champion Henry Cejudo squares off with Marlon Moraes for the vacant UFC bantamweight belt, while Valentina Shevchenko puts her flyweight title on the line for the first time when she faces Jessica Eye. Also featured is a critical lightweight contenders bout between Tony Ferguson and Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone.

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