UFC’s Cynthia Calvillo Misses Weight, Nearly Falls Over On Scale

UFC strawweight Cynthia Calvillo was visibly out of it at the moment when she stepped on the size for her official weigh-in forward of Saturday’s Fight Night 140 in Argentina. Calvillo, who is about to face Brazilian Poliana Botelho within the first bout on the principle card, was barely capable of stand on the size and almost fainted on account of her excessive weight reducing.

As seen within the video beneath, Calvillo did not make weight as she checked in at 118 for her 115-pound showdown in opposition to Botelho. Despite lacking weight, Calvillo has nonetheless been cleared to compete on Saturday by the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission, in accordance with CBS Sports. However, she shall be fined 20% of her purse for the weigh-in miss.

You can take a look at the complete card (and official weights) for UFC Fight Night 140 in Argentina beneath, courtesy of MMA Junkie.

MAIN CARD (FS1, 10 p.m. ET)

  • Neil Magny (171) vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio (171)
  • Darren Elkins (145) vs. Ricardo Lamas (145.5)
  • Khalil Rountree (204.5) vs. Johnny Walker (205.5)
  • Cezar Ferreira (185.5) vs. Ian Heinisch (185)
  • Guido Cannetti (135.5) vs. Marlon Vera (135.5)
  • Poliana Botelho (115.5) vs. Cynthia Calvillo (118)*


  • Bartosz Fabinski (170) vs. Michel Prazeres (170.5)
  • Alexandre Pantoja (125.5) vs. Ulka Sasaki (125.5)
  • Austin Arnett (145.5) vs. Humberto Bandenay (145.5)
  • Hector Aldana (169.5) vs. Laureano Staropoli (169)

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 7:00 p.m. ET)

  • Jesus Pinedo (156) vs. Devin Powell (155)
  • Anderson dos Santos (144.5) vs. Nad Narimani (145.5)