Cynthia Calvillo and Cortney Casey will keep the UFC on ESPN 1 main card rolling with an exciting strawweight contest.
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Calvillo (7-1) rebounded from her first defeat by beating Poliana Botelho at UFC Fight Night 140 last November. The Alpha Male fighter will look to continue her rise to the top of the division against Casey.
The Phoenix native Casey (8-6) will no doubt have a loud cheering section. The MMA Lab fighter is coming off a split decision win over Angela Hill at UFC Lincoln.
The taller Casey takes the center of the cage. She walks Calvillo back to the cage but Calvillo comes out with a knee. Calvillo is bouncing on the outside trying to get past Casey’s guard. Calvillo lands a leg kick. Casey lands a jab. Calvillo throws a right hand, Casey counters with an uppercut. Calvillo answers with a knee. Halfway through round one and both women still trying to find their timing. Calvillo jabs at the legs of Casey. She then goes to the body and head. She bulls over Casey but Casey rolls through and
Casey takes the center. Calvillo throws a spinning back kick that misses the mark. Calvillo lands a left hook. She follows up with a
Calvillo’s lead leg
Cynthia Calvillo defeats Cortney Casey via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) If you enjoyed this story, please share it on social media!