Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight
Who won Calvillo vs Casey?
Cynthia Calvillo beat Cortney Casey by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC on ESPN 1, on Sunday 17th February 2019 at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Cynthia Calvillo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Strawweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
Calvillo vs Casey stats
Cynthia Calvillo stepped into the ring with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Cortney Casey made her way to the ring with a record of 8 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Casey had a slight advantage in power over Calvillo, with a 38% knock out percentage over Calvillo's 29%.
Cynthia Calvillo was the same age as Cortney Casey, at 34 years old.
Casey had a height advantage of 3 inches over Calvillo. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Calvillo was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made her debut in 2016, 3 year and 2 months later than Casey, whose first professional fight was in 2013. She had fought 6 less professional rounds, 34 to Casey's 40.
Calvillo vs Casey form
Cynthia Calvillo had beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight before this contest, she had beat Poliana Botelho at UFC Fight Night 140 on 17th November 2018 by in the 1st round at Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Carla Esparza at UFC 219 on 30th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, she had beat Joanne Calderwood at UFC Fight Night 113 on 16th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at SSE Hydro Arena, Glasgow, Scotland.
Before that, she had won against Pearl Gonzalez at UFC 210 on 8th April 2017 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at KeyBank Center, Buffalo, United States.
She had beat Amanda Cooper at UFC 209 on 4th March 2017 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Calvillo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 17 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 11 months and 4 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Casey's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 7 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 5 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.