ESPN has confirmed that an agreement has been reached between both fighters, while sources have told ESPN Deportes that a mutual agreement has been made.
The 125-pound title bout will be one of the main events of UFC 285 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, sources told ESPN Deportes. The pay-per-view event will also feature a heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Ciryl Gane.
Shevchenko, who hails from Kyrgyzstan, is a formidable force in the MMA world with a record of 23-3, including 12-2 in UFC. Her only two losses in the UFC have been against two-time champion Amanda Nunes. Shevchenko has also seen success against the likes of Holly Holm, Julianna Peña, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Jessica Andrade.
Shevchenko’s most recent title defense was a close one, as she edged Brazilian challenger Taila Santos via split decision in June.
Grasso (15-3), who is based out of Guadalajara, Mexico, has been considered a top female prospect in the sport since she joined the UFC in 2016 at the age of 23. She has gone 7-3 in the Octagon and is currently riding a four-fight win streak.