Joanne Calderwood added to UFC Fight Night 135 in Lincoln

Next month’s UFC Fight Night 135 event in Nebraska has a new women’s flyweight fight.

It features Joanne Calderwood (11-3 MMA, 3-3 UFC) vs. Kalindra Faria (18-7-1 MMA, 0-2 UFC).

UFC officials today announced the fight (via Twitter):


UFC Fight Night 135 takes place Aug. 25 at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb. It airs on FS1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass, though the full fight card and bout order haven’t been finalized.

Once a fast-rising contender, Calderwood could now be fighting for her UFC future after losing two straight fights and three of her past four. In her most recent bout, the 31-year-old Scottish fighter missed weight for her strawweight bout with Cynthia Calvillo and suffered a unanimous-decision loss. She now heads back up to 125 pounds.

Calderwood meets Faria, who’s also stuck in a two-fight skid. The 31-year-old Brazilian vet – a former Titan FC champion and ex-WSOF title challenger – was on a

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