Valentina Anatolievna Shevchenko is a professional Russian mixed martial artist and retired Muay Thai fighter. She is currently a contender in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Flyweight division, where she holds the championship title.
Valentina incredibly attained this title at UFC 231, where she faced Joanna Jedrzejczyk; Shevchenko dominated the fight and took the title home, putting her under the limelight. Valentina is globally recognized as one of the best female fighters to grace the ring.
Her reputation comes from her hoard of achievements. For instance, she was ranked No. 2 in the UFC women’s pound for pound rankings.
Who is Valentina Shevchenko dating?
Valentina leads a private life, and therefore there is hardly any tangible information regarding her love life. The 32-year-old MMA sensation is reportedly single. She has not been engaged, and various sources claim that she has had at least one known relationship.
However, the Flyweight champion has constantly been spotted with one man in particular on social media, fueling the rumor mill.
Shevchenko’s heart-stopping smile can never seem to crumble in her shared posts when she is in the presence of her trainer, Pavel Fedotov. Her social media platforms show the evident warm relationship between the two.
The coach never seems far away from her as her side incessantly spots him in and even out of practice. Valentina’s stark track MMA record (19-3) can be attributed to Pavel.
Pavel, during an interview before one of Valentina’s fights, expressed his admiration for ‘The Bullet”. He explained how, at first, Valentina seemed to get lost in the mass of people who came to his gym to fill their leisure time.
Shevchenko, however, surprised the no-nonsense coach as she swiftly began to stand out. Fedotov told his interviewer that it was her toughness that caught his attention. She recounted how Valentina used to train relentlessly.
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Fedotov has been training the fascinating MMA fighter for more than two decades. Over the years, their bond has cemented. Their close relationship has soared Valentina’s career.
In another interview, Shevchenko talked about how her trainer is an important element in her life even beyond the ring.
These rumors, however, were soon dispelled considering Pavel is married to Valentina’s sister, and fellow MMA fighter, Antonina Shevchenko.
To sum it up, Female MMA fighter Valentina Shevchenko is not married to a husband yet.