Cynthia Calvillo’s bout with Jessica Eye may well be above but she continue to has an situation with “Evil.”
This earlier Saturday evening (June 13), Calvillo took on Eye in the primary celebration of UFC on ESPN 10. The women’s flyweight bout took place inside the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. Calvillo emerged victorious via unanimous choice. Going into the battle, Eye was the variety a person rated women’s flyweight.
Cynthia Calvillo Criticizes Jessica Eye Over Dealing with Of Excess weight Miss out on
Going into UFC on ESPN 10, Eye failed to make excess weight by .25 kilos. Though she was apologetic just after the fight, Calvillo didn’t enjoy Eye expressing she was “proud” of lacking by a limited margin. Talking to reporters throughout the UFC on ESPN 10 article-combat press conference, Calvillo claimed Eye utilized an underhanded tactic to make it seem like her pass up was minuscule (h/t MMAJunkie).
“To be genuine, she didn’t pass up bodyweight by .25. She truly skipped bodyweight by a ton extra,” Calvillo advised reporters at the UFC on ESPN 10 post-battle information convention. “She held on to the towel when she obtained on the scale, and I know this mainly because we acquired a text concept from her coach permitting us know she was likely to miss out on excess weight by a few-and-a-50 % lbs – not .2. When she showed up, she held on to the towel and got away with that.
“That’s why she was so happy soon after she weighed in, and she was so content, and she was like, ‘Oh, I only missed pounds by .25 kilos.’ No, she went into this battle a good deal heavier than I did. So not only did I move up a fat course, I fought any individual that was a bantamweight going in there, not combating somebody at flyweight.”
Once the UFC rankings are current in the coming days, Calvillo is expected to have as great of a debut on the women’s flyweight record as one can have. Calvillo was the 10th-rated UFC strawweight as she hadn’t competed at 125 kilos underneath the UFC banner. Of course, things are shifting.
Through the publish-fight presser, UFC president Dana White mentioned Calvillo is in the title mix. Katlyn Chookagian took to her Twitter account to difficulty a challenge to Calvillo. In reaction, Calvillo stated she’s ready to settle for as she merely desires to remain energetic.
Valentina Shevchenko rules the roost at women’s flyweight. She is expected to put her gold on the line versus Joanna Calderwood afterwards this calendar year. If that plan follows by way of, then Calvillo is likely to get a different superior-ranked 125-pounder following and Chookagian suits that invoice.