Cynthia Calvillo accepts short-notice grappling bout against rising BJJ star Danielle Kelly, airing live on UFC Fight Pass this Thursday

Cynthia Calvillo has accepted a short-notice grappling bout against rising BJJ star, Danielle Kelly.

Calvillo fought in MMA competition at this past Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 7 event, going to a majority draw with Marina Rodriguez. The 32-year-old makes a quick turnaround as she enters the world of grappling competition, stepping in for Pearl Gonzalez to take on a highly-accomplished competitor in Danielle Kelly.

The bout will take place at this Thursday’s Quinter Ultra event, airing live on UFC Fight Pass from 10pm EST.

If you’re unfamiliar with Kelly’s work, take a look at one of her finishes below. A 15-second heel hook submission win.

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