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Joanne Calderwood vs. Cynthia Calvillo announced for UFC Glasgow

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Joanne Calderwood will fight in front of her hometown fans this summer.
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Joanne Calderwood is getting a big fight in front of her hometown fans.

“Dr. Kneevil” will meet Cynthia Calvillo in a battle of strawweight standouts at UFC Fight Night 113 on July 16 in Glasgow, Scotland, the UFC announced early Friday morning on its Europe Twitter account.

MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani alluded to the bout Friday night on Twitter.

Calderwood (11-2) is coming off a first-round submission loss to No. 1 strawweight contender Jessica Andrade at UFC 203 last September. That loss snapped a two-fight winning streak for the Scottish fighter. Calderwood, 30, is one of the most dangerous strikers in the division.

Calvillo (5-0) has been busy early in her UFC career. The Team Alpha Male product won two fights in a span of five weeks in March and April to kick off her run in the big leagues, both by rear-naked choke. Calvillo, 29, is regarded as a top prospect at 115 pounds.

No headliner has been announced yet for UFC Fight Night 113. Paul Felder will take on Scotland’s Stevie Ray on the card in a matchup of exciting lightweights.