An exciting women’s strawweight bout has been added to UFC Fight Night 113 as Cynthia Calvillo returns to face hometown girl Joanne Calderwood.
— UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) May 12, 2017
UFC Fight Night 113 will be held on 16 July 2017 at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland
Calvillo has made an impressive start to her UFC career. An impressive first round submission win over Amanda Cooper at UFC 209 was followed by a third-round submission win over Pearl Gonzalez at UFC 210 just over a month later. Calvillo now faces a step up in competition in front of a raucous Scottish crowd.
Calderwood was riding a two-fight winning streak, with victories over Cortney Casey at UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Leites and Valérie Létourneau at UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Thompson before dropping her last bout, a submission loss to UFC strawweight title challenger Jessica Andrade at UFC 203.
With this fight announcement, UFC Fight Night 113 now looks like this:
Gunnar Nelson vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio
Cynthia Calvillo vs. Joanne Calderwood
Khalil Rountree vs. Paul Craig
Jack Marshman vs. Ryan Janes
Mark Godbeer vs. Justin Willis
Charlie Ward vs. Galore Bofando
Danny Roberts vs. Bobby Nash
Stevie Ray vs. Paul Felder
Brett Johns vs. Mitch Gagnon
Neil Seery vs. Alexandre Pantoja