Ji Yeon Kim faces Antonina Shevchenko at TUF 28 Finale
Korean flyweight Ji Yeon Kim will be in action at the end of the month. She received a call to face Antonina Shevchenko at the TUF 28 Finale in Las Vegas on November 30th after original opponent Ashlee Evans-Smith pulled out.
Ji Yeon (8-1) made her name fighting in Korea and Japan before signing with the UFC last year. She has won two fights out of three for the promotion and is coming off back to back split decision wins.
Shevchenko (6-0) is a multiple time kickboxing and Muay Thai champion who will be making her UFC debut having impressed on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series.
The Kyrgyz / Peruvian flyweight broke the news about the change of opponent on twitter,
I have new opponent for my #UFC fight November, 30. Ashlee Evans Smith got injured and South Korean Ji Yeon Kim steps in to the fight. Nice! Will see you in octagon ?? #LasVegas #TheUltimateFighterFinale pic.twitter.com/VcJAsAq1qO
— Antonina Shevchenko (@AntoninaPantera) November 8, 2018
TUF 28 Finale, Las Vegas, November 30th
Rafael dos Anjos vs. Kamaru Usman (Welterweight)
Pedro Munhoz vs. Bryan Caraway (Bantamweight)
Darren Stewart vs. Edmen Shahbazyan (Middleweight)
Ji Yeon Kim vs. Antonina Shevchenko (Flyweight )
Roosevelt Roberts vs. Darrell Horcher (Lightweight)
Tim Means vs. Ricky Rainey (Welterweight)
Rick Glenn vs. Arnold Allen (Featherweight)