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UFC June 13 event: Jessica Eye vs. Cynthia Calvillo confirmed

Excellent chance for Calvillo to leapfrog into top contention

The UFC confirmed the main event for its June 13 card today and it’s a women’s flyweight matchup.

Jessica Eye (15-7-0, 1NC), the No. 1 contender in the division will meet Cynthia Calvillo (8-1-1), the No. 10 strawweight who moving up to 125 pounds for the bout.

Even though Eye, 33, lost to division champion Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 238, she rebounded in her last fight with a decision win over Viviane Araujo at UFC 245.

Calvillo, 32, is unbeaten in her last three bouts, but also missed weight in several contests, prompting her move to flyweight. Her last fight was a majority draw with Marina Rodriguez at UFC on ESPN 7 in December 2019.

The June 13 event is scheduled for June 13 at a venue to be determined. Current bouts include:

JESSICA EYE (15-7-0) VS. CYNTHIA CALVILLO (8-1-1)

ANDRE FILI (20-7-0) VS. CHARLES JOURDAIN (10-2-0)

RYAN BENOIT (10-6-0) VS. TYSON NAM (18-11-1)

More bouts are expected to be announced.

@kenaiandrews UFC June 13 event: Jessica Eye vs. Cynthia Calvillo confirmed

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Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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