For the second time in as quite a few fights, Jessica Eye missed body weight – and this time she read about it from a outstanding UFC women’s flyweight contender.
Prior to UFC on ESPN 10 weigh-ins, Eye was assured that there would be no issues, chalking up her 5-pound skip from December to terrible timing with her menstrual cycle. On Friday, Eye was visibly in terrible condition as she required to the hoop to step on the scale but arrived in just about the restrict at 126.25 lbs ..
That prompted a again-and-forth among Eye, who was knocked out by women’s flyweight winner Valentina Shevchenko last calendar year, and Calderwood, Shevchenko’s subsequent challenger.
Calderwood questioned the validity of Eye’s formal pounds given that her fingers weren’t visible when on the scale.
Was it actually .25 for the reason that I’ve heard from several individuals that you ended up 4lbs around 15 mins in advance of you basically weighed in. Primary party place or not if you know your not gonna make it don’t acquire the fight. #banthetoweltrick
Eye fired back, offering to battle outdoors of the octagon.
@DRkneevil your comical Jo jo, you play this sweet, incident individual. You are as faux as the act you place on. Make absolutely sure to really don’t participate in good when see me at the @UFCPI. if you never want to acquire a combat in the octagon since you scare let set up fitness center combat your gym correct by my dwelling
And on they went.
it’s termed being civil in a experienced ecosystem @UFCPI ain’t practically nothing I’d not say to your face..just like when you produced comment on my cardio on a person of my fights and when you 1st got to the pi I requested you in the locker room…are you right here for the wonderful cardio? Bu
Crazy how you went the world wide web to test to recruit men and women . 👏🏼 insane due to the fact you could have had this dialogue with me personal but you establish to exhibit how faux you are with this sweet girl angle . Thanks for reminding me who you genuinely are for second I kinda thought your ended up
Even with the pounds overlook, Eye’s combat against Cynthia Calvillo will continue on as the UFC on ESPN 10 headliner, which normally takes place Saturday at the UFC Apex and will be simulcast on ESPN and ESPN+.