Cynthia Calvillo vs Elise Reed is set for the UFC’s Mexican Independence Day Fight Night event.
The report comes from Carlos Contreas of ESPN Deportes that Calvillo and Reed will clash in a strawweight bout on September 16 at UFC Fight Night event in Las Vegas, NV.
Cynthia Calvillo is currently facing a rough period in her career, having suffered five consecutive losses in her recent fights. Calvillo’s recent fight was against Lupita Godinez at UFC 287 event, where she lost by split decision. Calvillo’s last win came on June 13, 2020, when she defeated Jessica Eye by Unanimous decision.
Due to her consecutive losses, UFC reportedly released her from the promotion, but she is still listed as an active fighter on the promotion’s official roster. This report also confirms that Calvillo is still with the promotion.
Elise Reed has won three fights and lost 3 in her six bouts in UFC. Reed’s recent fight was against Jinh Yu Frey at a UFC fight night event, where she won by unanimous decision. Reed also faced Loma Lookboonmee this year at UFC 284, where she lost via second-round submission.
UFC Mexican Independence Day event on September 16, 2023, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. Alexa Grasso is set to face Valentina Shevchenko to defend the UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship.