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Joanne Calderwood “Lucky” to Punch Jessica Eye On Behalf of Millions

Joanne Calderwood thinks Jessica Eye deserves to be punched repeatedly in the face and is convinced that the general public agrees with her. After Jessica Eye missed weight for the second consecutive time ahead of her fight against Cynthia Calvillo in June, Joanne Calderwood was among those who took exception....

Jessica Eye vs. Joanne Calderwood Set for UFC 257

A flyweight bout between two top-10 flyweight contenders is set for UFC 257 when Jessia Eye faces Joanne Calderwood. Originally reported by MMA DNA, Jessica Eye and Joanne Calderwood will meet at UFC 257 on January 23, 2021. Both Eye and Calderwood were recently involved in the flyweight title picture,...

Valentina Shevchenko Believes ‘No One Can Blame’ Joanne Calderwood For Taking Jennifer Maia Fight

Valentina Shevchenko believes no one can blame Joanne Calderwood for stepping up on short notice to fight Jennifer Maia. Calderwood was expected to fight Shevchenko later this year but the champion had an injury which made Calderwood decide to take the short notice fight. Unfortunately for her, it did not...

Joanne Calderwood Releases Statement After Loss & Fainting Backstage

Joanne Calderwood's plan did not come to fruition on Saturday night. Calderwood, who already had a title shot, risked it to take a short-notice fight against Jennifer Maia. The hope for her was to get her hand raised, make some money, and stay ready for Valentina Shevchenko. Ultimately, that is...

UFC on ESPN+ 31 Highlights: Jennifer Maia Submits Joanne Calderwood

Joanne Calderwood vs. Jennifer Maia was an action-packed co-headliner. The two fighters met in a women’s strawweight bout on Saturday night (August 1, 2020) at the UFC on ESPN+ 31 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC APEX.  Calderwood made a statement in the first round when she caught a...

Joanne Calderwood Claims UFC 251 Title Bout With Valentina Shevchenko Is Pushed Back

Joanne Calderwood says her bout with Valentina Shevchenko will not be taking place on June 6 and it has nothing to do with the coronavirus. Calderwood was scheduled to challenge Shevchenko for the UFC women's flyweight championship on June 6. The title bout would've been featured on the UFC 251...

Joanne Calderwood Not Listening To Talk That Valentina Shevchenko Is Unbeatable

Joanne Calderwood isn't listening to anyone counting her out against Valentina Shevchenko. At UFC 251 in Perth, Australia on June 6, Calderwood will fight for the flyweight title against Shevchenko. She's a massive underdog heading into the fight, which should come as no surprise, but the Scotswoman knows her team...

Report: Valentina Shevchenko vs. Joanne Calderwood Set For UFC 251

Despite having just competed earlier this month, Valentina Shevchenko's next title defense appears to be set. ESPN's Brett Okamoto reports that Shevchenko and Joanne Calderwood have agreed to fight on June 6. The bout will take place on the UFC 251 card. Shevchenko's UFC women's flyweight championship will be on...

UFC 242 Medical Suspensions: Joanne Calderwood Faces Lengthy Sit

The UFC 242 medical suspensions are in. This past Saturday (Sept. 7), UFC 242 took place in Abu Dhabi. In the main event, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier did battle in a lightweight title unification bout. In the third round, Nurmagomedov submitted Poirier via rear-naked choke. Poirier will sit for...

Joanne Calderwood vs. Andrea Lee Set For UFC 242

Joanne Calderwood and Andrea Lee will share the Octagon in two months. MMAJunkie.com reports that women's flyweights Calderwood and Lee are set to collide at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi. The event takes place on Sept. 7. UFC 242 will be headlined by a lightweight unification title bout between champion...

Joanne Calderwood Focused on Flyweight Title Shot, No Plans to Return to Strawweight

Joanne Calderwood always wanted to be UFC strawweight champion and that may have been the itch she shouldn’t couldn’t scratch when asked about returning to her old stomping grounds. The Scottish contender joined the UFC as a 115-pound competitor on ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ season that helped crown the first ever...

Joanne Calderwood On Opponent Ariane Lipski: “She’s Not Fought Anyone”

Joanne Calderwood seemed right at home when she defeated Kalindra Faria at UFC Fight Night 135 in August. "JoJo" put on one of her best performances in the octagon as she defeated the Brazilian fighter by first-round submission. One of the reasons Calderwood had so much success in that fight...

Joanne Calderwood Explains How Poor Weight Cutting Hurt Her Mentally

Joanne Calderwood explains how poor weight cutting had a negative impact on her mentally. Calderwood is the 15th ranked UFC strawweight, but she'll be moving up to the flyweight division tonight (Aug. 25). She'll go one-on-one with Kalindra Faria on the UFC Fight Pass portion of the UFC Lincoln prelims. The...

Joanne Calderwood Set For Octagon Return After Year-Long Layoff

Joanne Calderwood's UFC Octagon return is set. "JoJo" is set to get back inside the cage for the first time since July of last year when she takes on Kalindra Faria in a women's flyweight contest at UFC Lincoln from the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska on August 25th,...
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Joanne Calderwood, Bec Rawlings Move to Flyweight, Fight at UFC Fight Night 121

A pair of UFC strawweights who pushed for the creation of a flyweight division will square off at UFC Fight Night 121, as Joanne Calderwood meets Bec Rawlings. Calderwood (11-3), who was a top contender for the inaugural title when she appeared on The Ultimate Fighter, has dropped back-to-back fights....