Antonina Shevchenko

Antonina Shevchenko

Antonina Shevchenko
Quick Facts About Antonina Shevchenko
Celebrated Name Antonina Shevchenko
Age 39 years old
Nick Name La Pantera
Birth Name Antonina Shevchenko
Birth Date 1984-11-20
Gender Female
Profession Mixed Martial Artist
Nationality Kyrgyz/Peruvian
Place of Birth Frunze, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union (today Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)
Ethnicity Ukrainian
Religion Catholic
Horoscope Scorpio
Father Anatoly Shevchenko
Mother Elena Shevchenko
Sister Valentina Shevchenko
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status Married
Husband Pavel Fedotov
Net Worth US $200K
Salary $50K per year
Height 5 ft 8 inches
Weight 61 Kg
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Light Brown
Body Shape hourglass
Body Build/Type Athletic
Current Team Tiger Muay Thai
Coach Pavel Fedotov

Antonina Shevchenko Biography

  • Antonina Shevchenko is a Kyrgyzstani-Peruvian Muay Thai fighter and mixed martial artist. The fighter is currently competing in the flyweight division of the UFC. As of March 9, 2021, she is #12 in the UFC women's flyweight rankings.
  • Antonina is the three-time defending champion of the IFMA Amateur Muay Thai World Championships which she won in 2003, 2011, and 2016. She became WMC Muaythai Female Super Lightweight World Champion in 2017. 
  • She is the older sister of fellow UFC fighters and current UFC Flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko. Valentina Shevchenko became champion at UFC 231 after defeating the former UFC Women's Strawweight Champion, Joanna Jędrzejczyk. She is considered to be one of the best female Muay Thai fighters in the world. 
  •  In 2017, Antonina returned to MMA, building her record to 7–1. Shevchenko faced Andrea Lee on May 15, 2021, at UFC 262. Sadly, She lost the bout via triangle armbar at the end of the second round. 

Antonina Shevchenko UFC 262

What nationality is Antonina Shevchenko?

  • Antonina Shevchenko was born on November 20, 1984, in Frunze, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union (today Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan). Her birth name is Antonina Anatolievna Shevchenko. She is of  Ukrainian origin. She holds dual nationality: Kyrgyz by birth and Peruvian by naturalization. Scorpio is her star sign. She is expected to be a follower of Roman Catholicism. 
  • Antonina was born in a well-to-do sports background family. Her mother Elena Shevchenko is a former multiple-time Muay Thai champion and is currently serving as the president of Kyrgyzstan's national Muay Thai association. Her father Anatoly Shevchenko served in the Pacific Fleet of the Soviet Navy for three years during the Cold War. Her younger sister, Valentina Shevchenko is also a professional mixed martial artist and former Muay Thai fighter. 
  • After becoming interested in combat sports at an early age and began Taekwondo under the influence of her mother, who had participated in the sport. 

Antonina Shevchenko and Valentina Shevchenko

Antonina Shevchenko Husband

  • Antonina Shevchenko is currently married to her coach and trainer Pavel Fedotov. The two lovebirds met during a training session and have been together ever since the mid-2000s. When she was 23, Antonina traveled to Peru with Fedotov and her younger sister Valentina in 2007, where they became martial arts teachers, and Fedotov eventually relocated his team there permanently.
  •  The love between Antonina and Fedotov was so intense and deep that they decided to marry and live together forever. Fedotov was the one to purpose her and she didn't hesitate to say "Yes" due to his loving, caring, and protective habit. The two tie their knot in Peru in a small wedding attended by their family member and close friends. However, the couple hasn't welcomed any children yet. The possible reason can be their family planning schedule or Antonina's career in martial art. 

How much is Antonina Shevchenko worth?

  • As of 2020, Antonina has accrued a net worth of $200,000, mainly through her kickboxing and MMA career. Unfortunately, as we all know, women employees are paid less when compared to their male counterparts. Her sister, being a famous MMA and UFC fighter who has a net worth of $5 million at age 32. 
  • Antonina Shevchenko’s net worth might seem a bit low. However, during her most recent fight, the 35-year-old bagged $93,500, which included $20,000 to show, a $20,000 win bonus, and a $3,500 fight week incentive pay. Her biggest bonus came as a result of the Performance of the Night award, which pocketed her a whopping $50,000.
  • She faced Czech fighter Lucie Pudilová on August 3, 2019, at UFC on ESPN 5 and won the match to earn her "the Fight of the Night" bonus award. Shevchenko faced Ariane Lipski on November 21, 2020, at UFC 255. She won the fight via technical knockout. This win earned her the Performance of the Night award
  • We would like to urge the UFC and all other organizations to equal the pay between male and female employees. Antonina has only fought twice in the UFC; thus, we believe that her net worth will also increase considerably with more fights.

How much does Antonina Shevchenko weigh?

  • Antonina Shevchenko is 5 ft 8 inches tall and weighs 61 Kg which is the perfect body measurement for a women’s bantamweight fighter. She has got bright brown eyes and light brown hair that just frames her face perfectly.
  • She has an Athletic build rigid body hourglass-shaped. As being a UFC player, she regularly does exercise, workouts, and fighting training which has given her a perfectly toned body that resembles sportsman-like. The fighter has got a curly hairstyle.

Facts About Antonina Shevchenko

  • #1Her family had Soviet, and later Kyrgyzstani, citizenship.
  • #2Her mother is a black belt in taekwondo.
  • #3She made her MMA debut in 2002.
  • #4She won a silver medal at the IFMA Royal World Cup.
  • #5She won her first UFC fight via a unanimous decision.
  • #6She is the former Lion Fight Muay Thai Champion with two title defenses.
  • #7Antonina and Valentina made UFC history by becoming the first pair of sisters to fight on the same card at UFC 255.
  • #8At the time of her birth, Kyrgyzstan was under the rule of the USSR.
  • #9In the Mixed martial arts record, she has 9 wins out of 12 matches.
  • #10She has a maximum reach of 68 inches (173 cm).