Who won Esparza vs Calvillo?
Carla Esparza beat Cynthia Calvillo by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC 219, on Saturday 30th December 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Carla Esparza.
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).
Esparza vs Calvillo stats
Carla Esparza stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Cynthia Calvillo made her way to the ring with an unblemished record of 6 wins and 0 draws, with 2 of those by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Calvillo had a slight advantage in power over Esparza, with a 33% knock out percentage over Esparza's 25%.
Carla Esparza was the same age as Cynthia Calvillo, at 33 years old.
Calvillo had a height advantage of 3 inches over Esparza. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Esparza was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made her debut in 2010, 6 years and 6 months earlier than Calvillo, whose first professional fight was in 2016. She had fought 27 more professional rounds, 60 to Calvillo's 33.
Calvillo's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 9 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 4 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.