Cynthia Calvillo Submits Poliana Botelho With A Rear Naked Choke
Recapping Calvillo and Botelho bout...
Cynthia Calvillo submits Poliana Botelho at UFC Fight Night 140 via rear naked choke in round one. The fight happened on November 17, 2018 in Argentina.
This improves her record to 7 wins out of 8 fights. She has 2 wins by knockout, 3 wins via submission and 2 via decision. Notable wins include Joanne Calderwood, Pearl Gonzalez and Amanda Cooper.
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The fight was overshadowed by Calvillo missing weight. She weighed in at 118 pounds. The straw weight non-title fight limit is 116lbs. Due to the missed weight she was fined 20 percent of the purse which was given to her opponent.
Many have advocated against extreme weight cutting for fights. While the UFC has taken additional steps in trying to curb the practice, some would argue it has not gone far enough. Some would argue same day weigh ins would solve the issue. Others suggest additional weight classes should be added.
Cynthia Calvillo is a fighter to watch in the division. She is calling out Michelle “Karate Hottie” Waterson for her next opponent citing “Unfinished Business”.
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