Undefeated rising star Cynthia Calvillo made a big statement in her short-notice Octagon debut tonight at UFC 209: “Woodley vs Thompson 2” in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented strawweight submitted Amanda Bobby “ABC” Cooper in the first round of their featured main-card matchup.
Calvillo, who turned pro in late August, made the most of a tremendous opportunity on tonight’s pay-per-view card. After an early exchange of strikes on the feet, Calvillo used a slick transition to back control that allowed her to trap TUF 23 veteran Cooper in a fight-ending rear-naked choke.
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