Kickboxing star Valentina Shevchenko will return to the cage after a year’s absence in back to back MMA bouts for Legacy.
The Peruvian star takes on a returning Jan Finney at Legacy 39 in Tulsa, OK February 26 in Houston, TV and then will face Carina Damm at Legacy 41 in Tulsa, OK April 3.
Shevchenko (9-1) has won back to back fights since her loss to Liz Carmouche in 2010. She has finished in all of her wins. Her most recent kickboxing fight was a decision win over Lindsay Haycraft at Legacy Kickboxing last month.
Finney (8-10) hasn’t fought since 2011, when she was KOed by Holly Holm. She will be trying to break a three fight losing streak.
Damm (22-11) had been on a four fight winning streak before losing a decision to Elaine Albuquerque last June. Damm has since moved to American Top Team in Florida.
The both fights are expected to air on AXS TV.