UFC girls’s flyweight contender Joanne Calderwood has launched a press release following her first-round submission loss to Jennifer Maia at UFC Vegas 5.
Calderwood took the struggle towards Maia on quick discover, sacrificing a title shot towards UFC girls’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko and taking a threat to choose a win towards Maia. Sadly for Calderwood, issues didn’t go as deliberate as she was taken to the mat and tapped out within the first bout by a vicious armbar from Maia. UFC president Dana White later confirmed Maia will now get the following title shot at 125lbs.
Following the occasion, Calderwood fainted backstage and was taken to the hospital. She was the second fighter on the occasion who fainted following Trevin Giles. On Sunday morning, Calderwood launched a press release to her followers assuring she feels higher. Try what Calderwood wrote on her Instagram under.
Properly that was a tough night time on the workplace..congratulations to Jenifer Maia..I’m so grateful for my household, mates and followers which are right here to assist choose me again up on this loopy life all of us share. It’s a struggle, on a regular basis all of us struggle, however it’s not on a regular basis it goes our means. Because of all of the @ufc employees, the medics and docs at umc..oh and my knight in shining armour @bigwoodmma702 sorry for scaring you babe! #nevergiveup
Calderwood (14-5) has been within the UFC since 2014 and has racked up a 6-5 total document within the Octagon, together with a 4-2 document as a flyweight. A few of her most notable wins within the UFC have come over Andrea Lee, Ariane Lipski, Valerie Letourneau, and Cortney Casey. Though she misplaced this struggle towards Maia, fortuitously for Calderwood the ladies’s flyweight division doesn’t have many contenders, so if she will be able to choose up one other win or two, she may soar proper again into title competition.
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