Month: July 2017

Cynthia Calvillo: “Karate Hottie can get it too if she wants it next”

Cynthia Calvillo earned the biggest win of her UFC career thus far when she scored a unanimous decision victory over Joanne Calderwood at UFC Fight Night 113 in Glasgow, Scotland. Calvillo remained undefeated against the Scottish striker and further cemented her name as one of the strawweight division’s rising stars. Calvillo’s first decision victory in the UFC didn’t come without a little controversy though– several fighters and fans alike didn’t completely agree with the judges scorecards. On the UFC FOX post-fight panelist board, middleweight champion Michael Bisping and strawweight contender Michelle Waterson exaplained why they thought Calvillo didn’t do enough to earn the decision win.  Continue reading “Cynthia Calvillo: “Karate Hottie can get it too if she wants it next””

Germaine de Randamie returns, draws Marion Reneau at bantamweight

Moments ago, the UFC confirmed that former featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie (7-3) will be returning to bantamweight to face Marion Reneau (7-3-1) at UFC Rotterdam in September.

de Randamie won a controversial decision over Holly Holm at UFC 208 in February to become the first ever featherweight champion. However, de Randamie’s reign as champion was short lived– she was officially stripped in June due to infamously refusing to fight number one contender, Cris Cyborg.  Continue reading “Germaine de Randamie returns, draws Marion Reneau at bantamweight”

#UFCGlasgow: Amanda Lemos gets potential six month medical suspension

The official medical suspensions for UFC Glasgow have been released. Only one of the four female fighters that went to war on Sunday received a lengthy suspension.

  • Cynthia Calvillo is suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact; left forearm x-ray is negative 
  • Joanne Calderwood is suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact for hard bout 
  • Leslie Smith is suspended 30 days with 21 days no contact; x-ray is negative 
  • Amanda Lemos is suspended 180-days or until cleared by negative x-ray on right thumb; suspended a minimum of 45 days