In a women’s flyweight matchup on the main card of UFC 257, Jessica Eye will take on Joanne Calderwood Saturday at UFC Fight Island and available on ESPN+PPV.
The 34-year-old Eye heads into the octagon with a professional fighting record of 15-8 (1 NC) and ranked sixth in the UFC women’s flyweight rankings. Eye last fought in June at UFC on ESPN 10, where she lost to Cynthia Calvillo by unanimous decision.
Before that fight, she defeated Viviane Araujo at UFC 245 in December 2019 by unanimous decision. “Evil” Eye lands 3.65 strikes per minute, but has a striking accuracy of just 36 percent. She also absorbs 3.54 strikes per minute and defends them at 58 percent. As for grappling, the veteran fighter has a 0.4 takedown average per 15 minutes with 45 percent accuracy.
Calderwood comes into this weekend’s bout with a professional fighting record of 14-5. The 34-year-old from Scotland last fought at UFC Fight Night 173 in August, where she lost to Jennifer Maia. Before that fight, “JoJo” defeated Andrea Lee at UFC 242 in September 2019 by split decision.
Between the two fighters, the Scottish mixed martial artist is the better striker with 6.17 strikes landed per minute at 48 percent accuracy. She also absorbs more strikes than her opponent at 4.31 per minute and defends them at 52 percent. As it pertains to grappling, Calderwood is averaging 1.9 takedowns per minute, with an accuracy of 57 percent. Her takedown average per 15 minutes is 0.5, to go along with a 55 percent takedown accuracy.
Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for Jessica Eye vs. Joanne Calderwood at UFC 257 on January 23rd.
Money line odds
Jessica Eye: +100
Joanne Calderwood: -125
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