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Valentina Shevchenko stuns Holly Holm at UFC Chicago

A traumatic start at Valentina Shevchenko's training camp didn't deter her from pulling off another shocking upset in the UFC women's bantamweight division.

Shevchenko, from Kyrgyzstan, stunned Holly Holm on Saturday night at UFC Chicago, unanimously outpointing the former UFC champion.

Less than two months ago, Shevchenko was at a chicken restaurant in Lima, Peru, when it was raided by armed robbers. Her trainer, Pavel Fedotov, was shot in the abdomen during the robbery. He has recovered and was in Shevchenko's corner Saturday.

Fedotov pushed Shevchenko to continue to train for the fight.

"It was a very different camp than I had to endure in all my...

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