A crucial women’s strawweight bout showcasing Jessica Eye using on Cynthia Calvillo headlines tonight’s UFC on ESPN 10 celebration in Las Vegas.
Eye (15-7 MMA) skipped pounds for tonight’s headliner and will as a result have to forfeit a portion of her combat purse to Calvillo. This marks the 2nd straight contest that Jessica Eye has unsuccessful to make the flyweight limit.
‘Evil Eye’ was very last observed in motion at December’s UFC 245 function in which she scored a unanimous conclusion victory above Viviane Araujo. That acquire was preceded by a brutal knockout loss to Valentina Shevchenko, who ruined Jessica with a horrible head kick.
In the meantime, Cynthia Calvillo (8-1-1 MMA) was previous found in action at December’s UFC function in Washington the place she fought to a vast majority attract with Marina Rodriguez. Prior to that, the 32-calendar year-aged was driving a two-combat acquire streak, which incorporated a submission win in excess of Poliana Botelho.
Spherical a person of the UFC on ESPN 10 major event begins and Jessica Eye will come out quickly. Calvillo keeps her at bay with the jab. Cynthia just misses with an overhand ideal. Eye proceeds to press ahead. Calvillo lands a shot to the human body. Eye responds with a flurry but practically nothing lands clean. Cynthia Calvillo with a pair of body shots. Eye returns fire with a correct hand. Calvillo with a great low kick. She arrives ahead with a significant appropriate that just misses the mark. Jessica Eye with a wonderful left hand about the best. Eye with a quick appropriate hook. Calvillo lands a straight right but Jessica counters with a hook. Calvillo circles together the cage and then leaps in with yet another proper. She feints with that similar strike and lands a head kick. Eye eats the shot and continues to press forward. Both equally females exchange pictures in the pocket. Jessica Eye rushes in with a flurry. The females keep on to trade single pictures. Now they start swinging in the pocket. The horn appears to close round one.
Spherical two of the UFC on ESPN 10 major celebration commences and Cynthia Calvillo commences off promptly. She lands a remaining and then a different. Eye responds with an uppercut and then a right hand. Jessica is starting to come across a home for her suitable hand. Calvillo shoots in for a takedown. At to start with Jessica Eye stuffs it but Calvillo is relentless and winds up getting the struggle to the flooring. Cynthia is doing work from fifty percent guard with just around three minutes to go in the round. She commences to land some short photographs. Jessica Eye functions her way back to her feet but Calvillo is nevertheless trapped to her. She has one hook in as they continue to be locked from the cage. Cynthia loses the position but then jumps on the back of Eye and locks in equally hooks. She is large a single Eye’s again but is executing nicely to stay on leading. Cynthia Calvillo is wanting to absolutely free a person of her arms so she can do the job in a choke. She locks in a body triangle and then commences to perform some strikes. Tons of strikes from Calvillo now. These are small punches but they are landing. Ultimately the horn appears to conserve Eye from even further punishment.
Round a few of the UFC on ESPN 10 major party starts and Cynthia Calvillo straight away commences to get the job done her jab. Jessica Eye is pushing forward but eats a challenging counter still left from Cynthia. Eye circles out but eats a challenging low kick in the process. Jessica with a pleasant mixture but Cynthia counters superbly with a left. She snaps a jab in the confront of Eye. Jessica is hunting to discover a dwelling for her appropriate hand. Cynthia lands a jab but Eye counters nicely with a suitable. Calvillo dips and shoots in and lands a takedown. She starts operating from fifty percent guard then moves to Eye’s again. She locks in another system triangle but only has ten seconds to operate. Eye will endure to see spherical 4.
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Round four of the UFC on ESPN 10 main occasion commences and Jessica Eye will come out swiftly. Her corner advised her that she is most likely powering on the scorecards. Cynthia Calvillo shoots in and scores an additional pleasant takedown. She immediately moves to facet regulate and then can take the again. Cynthia begins to land some shorter shots from the placement. 3 and a 50 % minutes stay. Calvillo proceeds to smother Eye with ground and pound. Jessica appears to be snug just trying to tie up the wrists of her opponent. Cynthia breaks no cost and unloads punches. Jessica Eye explodes and receives back up to her feet. Two minutes continue to be. Eye is now the aggressor and commences to get off some excellent punches. Cynthia appears to be slowing down promptly below. She circles along the cage but Eye continues to be aggressive and lands a further blend. Calvillo replies with a jab to the entire body. She leaps forward with a mix. Superior shots from the two women to finish the spherical.
The fifth and remaining round of the UFC on ESPN 10 primary event commences and Cynthia Calvillo lands a snapping jab to start. The women commence to toss down below in the pocket. A different excellent shot lands for Calvillo. Jessica Eye appears to be to go to the overall body but misses. She just falls quick with a awesome uppercut attempt. Both equally fighters show up pleased to preserve this struggle standing. Eye is urgent forward but the strikes remaining landed seem to be to be equivalent at finest. Cynthia circles to her left but Eye catches her with a good proper hand. One more good proper from Jessica. Cynthia Calvillo shoots in and scores a late takedown. She lands some hammer fists and then looks to lock up a choke. Jessica Eye is back up and hunting to swing for the fences. She has 10 seconds to make a little something occur. Nope. The horn seems to close spherical 5.
Formal UFC on ESPN 10 End result: Cynthia Calvillo def. Jessica Eye by unanimous selection (49-46 x2, 48-47)
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This article 1st appeared on BJPENN.com on June 13, 2020