UFC Phoenix: Cynthia Calvillo Out Strikes Cortney Casey
Cynthia Calvillo moved her UFC record to an impressive 5-1 tonight at UFC Phoenix, by outstriking Cortney Casey.
Calvillo came out pressuring early on and fired off plenty of kicks to the inside of Casey’s lead leg. The latter, meanwhile, largely looked to counter. In round two, Casey picked up the pace, but Calvillo managed to score more often. In round three, Calvillo was clearly bothered by the low kicks Casey had landed, but once again, she led the way in volume and was awarded the decision win.
Here are the results so far for UFC Phoenix.
Cynthia Calvillo def. Cortney Casey via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Kron Gracie def. Alex Caceres via submission (rear-naked-choke) R1, 2:06
Vicente Luque def. Bryan Barberena via TKO (strikes) R3, 4:54
Andre Fili def. Myles Jury via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Aljamain Sterling def. Jimmie Rivera via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Manny Bermudez def. Benito Lopez via submission (D’arce choke) R1, 3:09
Andrea Lee def. Ashlee Evans-Smith via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Nik Lentz def. Scott Holtzman via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Luke Sanders def. Renan Barao via KO (punches) R2, 1:01
Emily Whitmire def. Aleksandra Albu via submission (rear-naked choke) R1, 1:01