Cynthia Calvillo is an American MMA fighter who competes in the strawweight and flyweight divisions of the UFC. As of October 19, 2020, she is No 4 in the UFC women’s flyweight rankings and No 10 in UFC women’s pound-for-pound rankings.
Cynthia Calvillo was born on July 13, 1987, in San Jose, California. She was practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu, wrestling, and Muay Thai. Cynthia Calvillo made her amateur debut in 2012, and garnered a 5–1 record over the next four years, before turning professional.
Cynthia Calvillo had her professional debut on August 27, 2016, at Global Knockout 7. She won her fight versus Jessica Sanchez-Birch by TKO in Round 2. The same year, she participated also in the Global Knockout 8 event, fighting against Gillian Robertson, and won by unanimous decision. She had one more fight in 2017 at LFA 1 event, winning versus Montana De La Rosa by TKO in Round 3, before signing with the UFC.
Cynthia Calvillo had her UFC debut on March 4, 2017, at UFC 209. She won her fight versus Amanda Bobby Brundage by rear-naked choke submission in Round 1. The successful debut in UFC was followed by 2 more consecutive wins in 2017 – versus Pearl Gonzalez at UFC 210 (by rear-naked choke submission) and versus Joanne Calderwood at UFC Fight Night 113 (by unanimous decision). The last fight for the year, however, marked her first loss at the professional MMA. On December 30, 2017, Cynthia Calvillo lost from Carla Esparza at UFC 219 by unanimous decision.
In 2018, Cynthia Calvillo had an injury and missed most of the year. She had only one fight on November 17, winning versus Poliana Botelho at UFC Fight Night 140 by rear-naked choke submission.
Cynthia Calvillo participated at UFC on ESPN 1 event in February 2019, fighting against Cortney Casey and won by unanimous decision. Her next fight for the year was on December 7, 2019, at UFC on ESPN 7 event. She fought against Marina Rodriguez, but it was decided at a draw by the majority.
In 2020, Cynthia Calvillo had two fights – winning versus Jessica Eye (by unanimous decision) and losing from Katlyn Chookagian (by unanimous decision).
Cynthia Calvillo has a personal MMA record of 9-2-1 (W-L-D).
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