Former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko has been an a warpath for the women’s flyweight title ever since her debut within the division. Now it would appear that “Bullet” has a target date for the match up.
Shevchenko made her women’s flyweight debut against UFC newcomer Priscila Cachoeira with a second round lopsided finish. Meanwhile, Nicco Montano has recently been recovering from a surgery.
As reported by ESPN’s Ariel Helwani, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is now targeting the highly anticipated fight card of UFC 228 for Shevchenko and Montano’s title fight.
UFC 228 will take place Sept. 8 within the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, as featured live on pay-per-view.