Tape rankings @ Women’s Flyweight
Who won Nunes vs Calvillo?
Nina Nunes beat Cynthia Calvillo by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Cruz, on Saturday 13th August 2022 at Pechanga Arena in San Diego.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Nina Nunes.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Nunes vs Calvillo stats
Nina Nunes stepped into the ring with a record of 10 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Cynthia Calvillo made her way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Nunes had advantage in power over Calvillo, with a 40% knock out percentage over Calvillo's 22%.
Nina Nunes was the older woman by 1 year, at 36 years old.
Nunes had a height advantage of 1 inch over Calvillo. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Nunes was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made her debut in 2010, 5 years and 11 months earlier than Calvillo, whose first professional fight was in 2016. She had fought 4 more professional rounds, 43 to Calvillo's 39.
Nunes vs Calvillo form
Cynthia Calvillo had beaten 1 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had lost to Andrea Lee at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Jessica Andrade at UFC 266 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had lost to Katlyn Chookagian at UFC 255 on 21st November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, she had won against Jessica Eye at UFC Vegas 2 on 13th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
She had drawn with Marina Rodriguez at UFC on ESPN 7 on 7th December 2019 by majority draw in their 3 round contest at Capital One Arena, Washington D.C..
Calvillo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 20 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 6 months and 24 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.