Cynthia Calvillo introduced her arrival into the ladies’s flyweight division in an enormous manner on Saturday within the UFC on ESPN 10 primary occasion.
Regardless of by no means earlier than preventing within the weight class within the UFC, Calvillo (9-1-1 MMA, 6-1-1 UFC) received paired up with former title challenger and top-ranked contender Jessica Eye (15-Eight MMA, 5-7 UFC) for her debut, and he or she capitalized on the chance positioned earlier than her with a unanimous resolution win.
The matchup was criticized for being positioned as a headliner on the cardboard, which came about at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, and by way of the standard of the bout, it did go away one thing to be desired.
Any underwhelming emotions for Calvillo are rapidly washed away by the upside of her state of affairs, although. Calvillo instantly shoots up the rankings at 125 kilos and turns into an actual issue on the prime of her new division.
It was solely a matter of moments earlier than one other former title challenger in Katlyn Chookagian known as for a conflict with Calvillo, that means good issues are seemingly on the horizon for her.
Is Chookagian (14-Three MMA, 7-Three UFC) the matchup that makes most sense for Calvillo, although? Or ought to the promotion go in one other route together with her? Watch the video above for ideas and evaluation on Calvillo’s future after UFC on ESPN 10.