Cynthia Calvillo sure did make a statement in the UFC women’s flyweight division on Saturday evening.
The Sacramento, Calif. native, who experienced beforehand fought in the company’s strawweight class, had her very first UFC combat one particular pounds class up, and she produced it glance uncomplicated in opposition to a former title challenger.
Calvillo obtained the greatest of Jessica Eye, who skipped fat for the UFC on ESPN 10 matchup at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, and confirmed off all her competencies in earning a unanimous choice in the evening’s main function. Calvillo obtained a pair of 49-46 scorecards and a 48-47 from the judges at cageside.
That put Calvillo’s present unbeaten streak at 4 (3–1). But exactly where does it place her in the new division, the just one above which Valentina Shevchenko reigns?
For now, we’ve put her at No. 15 at 125 lbs, due to the fact, as remarkable as it was, it was her first fight likely up. But, we’re also taking into account her preceding spectacular run at 115 (in which she’s no extended rated, as she’s indicated the transfer to 125 is lasting), and we experience Calvillo belongs on the women’s pound-for-pound listing, as perfectly.
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