Tomorrow night, at UFC Fight Night 140, strawweight contenders will do battle as Cynthia Calvillo (6-1) returns to action to take on Brazil’s Poliana Botelho (7-1).
Ahead of the bout, the fighters stepped on the scales at early weigh-ins to make their bout official.
MAIN CARD, FS1, 10 PM EST
Cynthia Calvillo (118)* vs Poliana Botelho (115.5)
Calvillo is fined 20% of her purse. UFC officials confirmed that the fight will remain on the card.
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It was a scary scene at weigh-ins— Calvillo was barely able to stand while on the scale. Visibly drained and in pain, she registered two pounds over the limit. This adds to the string of scary weigh-in moments— most recently with Raquel Pennington at UFC Denver and Aspen Ladd at UFC 229.