Katlyn Chookagian vs. Antonina Shevchenko Betting Lines, Info & Tips
The best betting sites favor Antonina Shevchenko over Katlyn Chookagian at UFC Fight Night 176 on May 30, 2020, at the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. A matchup of Chookagian and Shevchenko had already been discussed. However, it ended up falling apart when the UFC’s schedule suffered a series of changes as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Now the flyweights are slated to clash on May 30 with the promotion expecting the show to take place at their Apex facility in Las Vegas. Chookagian vs. Shevchenko is the newest addition to a developing card on May 30 with former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley fighting Gilbert Burns in the main event.
Katlyn Chookagian vs. Antonina Shevchenko Betting Lines
Betting Katlyn Chookagian
Choo Choo is the underdog heading into this bout, according to the best online sportsbooks. Chookagian has a 13-3 record. She has won 77% of her fights by decision. Chookagian has won five of her last seven fights. Katlyn is coming off a February loss to Valentina Shevchenko where streak came to an end. She was knocked out in the third round of the UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship match in a lopsided fight Chookagian is averaging 4.11 significant strikes per minute with an accuracy of 32%. She averages zero takedowns with an accuracy percentage of 0%.
Chookagian is hoping to avoid straight losses for the first time in her career. She will be fighting for the third time since November. Chookagian is comfortable on her feet, has decent striking skills and a background in karate. She has two knockouts via knees. Chookagian is more of a points fighter and doesn’t like to take risks, not putting a lot of power behind her shots. Her strategy is to do enough damage to get a win with the judges. Chookagian’s fights can be very tough to judge because of the lack of action. 12 of her 16 career fights have ended in a decision. This will be Chookagian’s first career fight in Las Vegas.
Betting Antonina Shevchenko
La Pantera is the favorite of the best betting sites on this one. Shevchenko comes into the fight with an 8-1 record. She has won 63% of her fights by decision. Shevchenko has won five of her last six fights and is coming off in August a second-round submission win over Lucie Pudilova. Shevchenko averages 4.90 significant strikes per minute with an accuracy of 57%. She is averaging 0.67 takedowns with an accuracy percentage of 100%. Shevchenko is fighting for the third time in a little over a year.
Shevchenko is the sister of champion Valentina Shevchenko, and has a deep background in kickboxing and Muay Thai. She is versatile standing up, athletic, and can be hard to figure out because of her southpaw stance. Shevchenko is comfortable on her feet, but has also shown ability on the canvas. For example, her recent rear-naked choke victory. This will be Shevchenko’s third career fight in Las Vegas.
The Blonde Fighter has split her last four bouts. She is coming off a loss to Valentina Shevchenko by TKO (elbows and punches) at UFC 247 on February 8, 2020 (3rd round, 1:03) in Houston, Texas, United States for the UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship. La Pantera rebounded from her first career loss with a win over Lucie Pudilová via technical submission (rear-naked choke) at UFC on ESPN: Covington vs. Lawler on August 3, 2019 (2nd round, 1:20) in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Chookagian already lost to Antonina’s sister Valentina. Users of the best betting sites are advised to expect Antonina to make it 0-2 against the Shevchenko sisters for Chooky.