Dana White Says Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko 3 Isn’t A Priority

Don’t expect to see a trilogy bout between Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko anytime soon.

Nunes and Shevchenko are both UFC champions. In Nunes’ case, she is a “champ-champ,” holding both the featherweight and bantamweight gold. Shevchenko rules the roost at flyweight.

Both women have been so dominant that many fans believe the lone competitive fight for the two would be to do the trilogy. Nunes is 2-0 against Shevchenko with both fights ending via decision.

Following Shevchenko’s second-round TKO victory over Jessica Andrade at UFC 261, White said he isn’t interested in booking a third fight between Nunes and Shevchenko (via MMAJunkie.com).

“(They should have) their own legacies. They fought a couple times. People can think whatever they want. There’s always going to be somebody else coming up (to challenge Shevchenko). There’s always a new contender. And it’s not Valentina’s fault that she’s one of the all-time baddest women on this planet. So making her move up to 135 pounds just doesn’t make sense when she did it twice.

“If they both come to me and they both want to do it, then whatever – I’ll make it happen. But it’s not something I’m thinking about.”

Shevchenko strongly believes she was robbed of a victory in her rematch with Nunes.

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