In the main event of UFC’s Saturday night event, Jessica Eye and Cynthia Calvillo fought in a flyweight battle. The five-round battle went like this.
Bout 10: Jessica Eye (15-7) vs. Cynthia Calvillo (8-1-1) (Flyweight)
Eye was landing her jab early. She was able to catch a leg kick from Calvillo in the second minute. Calvillo stayed on the perimeter of the octagon for most of the round. Another leg kick was caught by Eye in the fourth minute. Both fighters landed their singular shots every once in a while.
Calvillo was the first fighter to get a takedown, tripping Eye in a clinch in the second minute of the second round. Calvillo got on the back of Eye as they got to the feet. Calvillo was able to fully mount the back of Eye, making the fight go back to the ground. Calvillo landed lots of hammerfist strikes from the position up until the end of the round.
Eye was the aggressor with striking early in the third round. Calvillo got a takedown in the fourth minute. He got on the back of Eye, holding the position until the round concluded.
Calviloo got yet another takedown to start the fourth round. She went down in side control, getting on the back of Eye after she turned. Calvillo landed a few short punches to the head from the position. Eye was able to escape the position and get to the feet with over two minutes to go in the round. Eye was stopped a takedown in the fourth minute of the round. Calvillo was landing with some punches late in the fourth round.
The final round saw four minutes of slow-paced yet close striking before Calvillo got another takedown. They stood back up for the final 15 seconds of the fight. Going to the scorecards, all judges gave the fight to Calvillo (49-46, 49-46 & 48-47).
RESULT: Cynthia Calvillo def. Jessica Eye via Decision, Unanimous
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