Lauren Murphy taking ‘day off’ after Valentina Shevchenko drubbing at UFC 266

UFC flyweight contender Lauren Murphy was chewed up and spit out by reigning 125-pound titleholder Valentina Shevchenko as a part of the UFC 266 pay-per-view (PPV) occasion final Sat. evening (Sept. 25, 2021) inside T-Cellular Area in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Shevchenko ended the battle by the use of fourth-round technical knockout.

“Tough evening on the workplace,” Murphy, 38, wrote on social media. “I couldn’t do shit in there final evening. Generally it simply be like that. It was an honor to share the cage with a fighter of Valentina’s caliber. I’m proud to have earned a spot throughout from her. Shit occurs, however I’m okay. We reside to battle one other day. It was an incredible expertise to battle for the UFC title, I’ll always remember it or remorse it. I’ll be again however for now I need to get pleasure from a while off.”

The loss snapped a five-fight profitable streak for the “Fortunate” contender.

Shevchenko (22-3) has just about obliterated the High 5 of her division, except Cynthia Calvillo (No. 5). And since Jessica Andrade stopped Calvillo at UFC 266, the probabilities of “Bullet” getting a recent contender for her subsequent title battle appear distant.

For extra UFC 266 outcomes and fallout click on right here.

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