UFC 266: Jessica Andrade overpowers Cynthia Calvillo for TKO (video)

Jessica Andrade records a first-round finish over Cynthia Calvillo to open the UFC 266 main card.

Jessica Andrade became the very first woman to finish Cynthia Calvillo with her TKO (strikes) in the opening round of their UFC 266 bout.

From the jump, there appeared to be an obvious power distinction between the two flyweights. Andrade stalked Calvillo — cutting her off at will — before unloading punches en route to the finish.

Jessica Andrade asserts top-contender status

Andrade is now 2-1 since moving up to flyweight last year, with her lone defeat coming at the hands of Valentina Shevchenko.

Her performance at UFC 266 will force the matchmakers to strongly consider her for the next spot in line to challenge for the belt once again. Andrade now owns victories over two of the division’s top five contenders.

Jessica Andrade defeated Cynthia Calvillo via TKO, Round 1 – (4:54) at UFC 266.

UFC 266 takes place on Saturday, Sept. 25, live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. Follow along with FanSided MMA who will be on-site for all your news and highlights.

Published at Sun, 26 Sep 2021 02:49:11 +0000

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