Cynthia Calvillo

 

Cynthia Calvillo is a professional mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

BirthdayJuly 13, 1987

BornSan Jose, California, USA

Famous for: Martial Arts

Instagram: @cynthia.calvillo


 

History

Cynthia Calvillo was born in San Jose in California.  After school she started college but dropped out.

Calvillo stated one of the reasons for starting to train in martial arts was due to getting married too young, at 19, which led to a divorce at 23.  

At the age of 23 in 2012 she started to compete in amateur mixed martial arts (MMA) and in four years only lost 1 fight with 5 wins.  She worked in a restaurant to support herself whilst she trained in martial arts.

In 2016 Calvillo gained her made her pro debut in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and soon she had 3 victories in 5 months.  In April 2017 after beating Pearl Gonzalez her stats stood at 5-0 (MMA), 2-0 (UFC).



 

Photo Gallery

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Interviews

Long time coming, but Cynthia Calvillo thinks she's right where she belongs at UFC 210