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Live Holly Holm vs Valentina Shevchenko fight updates, UFC on FOX 20: Round 1

Here we go!

No touch of gloves and VS in the Muay Thai stance, while Holm takes a karate stance. Inside leg kick from VS. HH with a teep kick. They rinse and repeat. Side kick from HH misses. Inside kick from VS. Now outside. HH floors VS with a big left hand but VS recovers and gets back to her feet. HH backs her up with a side kick. Both fighters tentative in the early going. They trade kicks in the middle.

Quick clinch and VS takes HH down but HH too strong and jumps up. HH pushes VS into the cage. Knee to the body from HH. Then another. Knees to the leg. VS is trapped. HH lets her go and they stick and move to the bell.

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