Social media is part of life in the fight game for most fighters. Many of them turn to Instagram to keep their fans and followers informed and entertained since (for now) its reputation is less vitriolic than some of its contemporaries.
Ahead of her title fight against Jennifer Maia (18-6-1 MMA, 3-2 UFC), check out some of the most popular Instagram posts from women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko (19-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) over the past year.
Shevchenko and Maia fight in the UFC 255 co-main event Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN2/ESPN+.