Report: MMA Twitter reacts to confirmation of UFC 230 main event

UFC 230 finally has a main event and it would be fair to say that it’s not exactly what we were expecting.

The promotion’s marquee event at Madison Square Garden is set to be headlined by a flyweight title fight between Valentina Shevchenko and Sijara Eubanks.

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Breaking News: Flyweight title clash between Shevchenko and Eubanks to headline UFC 230

In what can only be described as a shocking turn of events, one of the UFC’S biggest cards of the year is set to be headlined by a flyweight title fight with Valentina Schevchenko taking on Sijara Eubanks for the vacant 125lb belt.

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Opinion: Who will face Valentina Shevchenko for the vacant UFC flyweight title?

As a result of Nicco Montaรฑo’s weight cut related medical problems forcing the TUF winner to withdraw from her planed UFC 228 title defense against Valentina Shevchenko, the UFC flyweight division once again finds itself in search of a champion.

With Dana White confirming that number one contender Shevchenko is guaranteed a shot at the vacant 125lb gold, one question remains – who will the former bantamweight title challenger face for the belt?

There are a number of viable options open to White and the UFC. I’ve taken a look at the shortlist of potential suitors below.

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