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Joanne Calderwood Faints Backstage After the Loss Against Jennifer Maia

Joanne Calderwood Faints Backstage After the Loss Against Jennifer Maia


Joanne Calderwood suffered some misfortune in her latest UFC appearance against Jennifer Maia at UFC on ESPN 31. The Scottish fighter got submitted in the very first round and had to depart the arena in haste.

Although she started the fight with some promising strikes to Maia, she couldn’t keep the pace up. Finally, Maia tripped her down and made her submit by applying an armbar from the bottom guard.

However, Calderwood faced something even worse backstage.

As per reports, Calderwood, 33, fainted backstage after the fight and she was taken to a nearby hospital. Although she is reportedly better now, the news has caused widespread turmoil amongst the UFC fans.

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Joanne Calderwood fainted after losing the fight against Jennifer Maia

ESPN’s Ariel Helwani took to Twitter and broke the news for the fans. As per Helwani’s statements, Calderwood’s manager Danny Rubenstein clarified that she faintedw after the fight.

Reportedly, Calderwood was being checked in the medical room after the fight. To everyone’s shock, the 33-year-old suddenly fell unconscious.

While Calderwood’s coach and fiancée John Wood were already there, they rushed her to a nearby hospital in Las Vegas. In the medical reports, it was prominent that Calderwood’s heart rate had dropped significantly at one point.

However, she is reported to be stabilized by now.

Despite being under medical attention, it is still unknown what caused the medical tension. Unsurprisingly, it has already stimulated the fans’ worries over their Scottish MMA sensation.

What’s next for JoJo in UFC?

After a crushing defeat against Jennifer Maia, Calderwood needs to take some time out from the cage. Especially after a critical medical encounter during the post-fight formalities.

Calderwood, 33, has a pro-MMA record of 14-5, which means she knows how to handle adversaries in her MMA journey. However, after a quick defeat like tonight, she needs to re-evaluate her prospects inside the octagon.

Needless to say, she is a promising fighter and is a part of a strong team. ‘JoJo’ has bounced back from losses several times in the past.

Despite being on the losing side, there is no denying that ‘JoJo’ Calderwood boasts of all the features of an elite MMA fighter. Thus, she is expected to reshape her career from the ground up.

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SOURCE- Ariel Helwani- Twitter, Joanne Calderwood UFC stats, ESPN MMA- Twitter


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