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UFC Vegas: Jessica Eye vs. Cynthia Calvillo fight card.
Following a weekend that saw Amanda Nunes maintain the UFC women’s featherweight championship at UFC 250, the UFC hosts another fight card at the UFC Pinnacle headlined by 2 of its female fighters– this time down at flyweight– as Jessica Eye invites Cynthia Calvillo to the division.
A relocate to flyweight conserved Eye after beginning her UFC profession at bantamweight and going 1-5 (1 no contest). Eye raked up 3 straight decision wins over Kalindra Faria, Jessica- Rose Clark and Katlyn Chookagian to protect a title chance at UFC238 For Eye, it was there in Chicago where she ran into the head kick of Valentina Shevchenko to suffer a knockout loss. Eye returned at UFC 245, scoring a consentaneous decision win over Viviane Araujo however missing out on weight by 5 pounds.
After beginning her profession 3-0, Calvillo had a hyped UFC debut in 2017, sending Amanda Cooper and Pearl Gonzalez, in addition to scoring a consentaneous decision win over Joanne Calderwood. Calvillo, nevertheless, suffered her first profession loss versus former strawweight champ Carla Esparza at UFC 219, a fight where Calvillo likewise checked favorable for cannabis metabolites. Calvillo had actually because returned with wins over Poliana Botelho and Cortney Casey, in addition to a bulk draw versus Marina Rodriguez, however Calvillo missed out on the strawweight limitation in 2 of those battles.
The co-main event will include a heated middleweight match in between Karl Roberson and Marvin Vettori. The 2 were arranged to complete at UFC Jacksonville on May 13 however Roberson wound up taking out of the fight one day after missing out on weight.
Full UFC Vegas: Jessica Eye vs. Cynthia Calvillo fight card
Main Card (9 p.m. ET, ESPN & & ESPN+):
JessicaEye vs.Cynthia CalvilloKarl Roberson vs. Marvin VettoriMerab Dvalishvili vs. Ray BorgAndre Fili vs. Charles JourdainJordan Espinosa vs. Mark De La Rosa(** )(******* )Initial Card( 6 p.m. ET, ESPN & ESPN+):
Charles Rosa vs. Kevin AguilarJulia Avila vs. Gina MazanyRyan Benoit vs. Tyson NamJordan Griffin vs. Darrick MinnerAriane Lipski vs. Luana CarolinaMariya Agapova vs. Hannah CifersChristian Aguilera vs. Anthony Ivy
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