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The primary occasion between Gunnar Nelson and Santiago Ponzinibbio is formally on after two made weight Friday for UFC Glasgow, however the co-headliner ran right into a velocity bump.
Joanne Calderwood got here in two kilos heavy for her strawweight bout with Cynthia Calvillo, who tipped the scales proper on the 116-pound restrict. The struggle will go forward as a catchweight struggle and Calderwood will give 20 % of her purse to Calvillo.
Calderwood has lengthy expressed her want for the UFC to introduce a one hundred twenty five-pound division – which the promotion introduced will occur later this yr – and she is going to probably make the leap up now after this newest strawweight setback.
“I used to be gutted,” Calderwood informed MMAjunkie’s Steven Marrocco and Abbey Subhan. “I had already been chatting with the UFC about struggling to make the load once more for well being causes and for every thing.
“I actually needed to battle, they usually advised me about Glasgow. … That is actually necessary to me. So I used to be a bit gutted, however (expletive) it – I am right here now.”
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