Jessica Eye vs. Joanne Calderwood – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, January 23, 2021, in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Jessica “Evil” Eye will take on Joanne “JoJo” Calderwood in the Women’s Flyweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 257 card.

In this post, we will break down Jessica Eye vs. Joanne Calderwood matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 34-year-old, Jessica Eye is coming in with a 15-8-0 (1 NC) record. Eye will be fighting for the first time since a loss via unanimous decision against Cynthia Calvillo at UFC Fight Night: Eye vs. Calvillo in June.

Calderwood, meanwhile, is coming off a submission loss against Jennifer Maia on June 13, 2020 at UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Shahbazyan and holds a 14-5-0 record.

Jessica Eye vs. Joanne Calderwood
5′ 6″
5′ 6″
125 lbs.
125 lbs.
15-8-0 (1 NC)

Jessica Eye has an orthodox fighting stance with a 66″ reach. The 35-year-old, Joanne Calderwood is an orthodox fighter with a 65″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Jessica Eye:
→ Eye’s striking accuracy is 36%.
→ Eye lands 3.65 significant strikes per minute.
→ Eye’s takedown accuracy is 45%.
→ Eye’s takedown average is 0.40 per 15 minutes.
→ Eye’s takedown defense is 56%.

Eye comes in with 36% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.65 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Calderwood fires at 48% accuracy, landing about 6.17 significant strikes per minute. Jessica Eye also has a 45% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.40 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Calderwood’s 1.90 takedowns and 55% takedown accuracy.

Joanne Calderwood:
→ Calderwood’s striking accuracy is 48%.
→ Calderwood lands 6.17 significant strikes per minute.
→ Calderwood’s takedown accuracy is 57%.
→ Calderwood’s takedown average is 1.90 per 15 minutes.
→ Calderwood’s takedown defense is 55%.

Joanne spent on average 10:45 minutes in the Octagon and Jessica has an average fight time of 14:23 minutes.

This looks like an exciting matchup, at least on paper. UFC 257 is live in , who do you think will win, Jessica or Joanne? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2
January 23, 2021
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Jessica Eye vs. Joanne Calderwood

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