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UFC: Joanne Calderwood in hospital after loss to Jennifer Maia


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UFC: Joanne Calderwood in hospital after loss to Jennifer Maia

Joanne Calderwood suffered a first-round submissionScottish UFC fighter Joanne Calderwood had to be taken to hospital after fainting backstage following her defeat by Jennifer Maia in Las Vegas.The 33-year-old flyweight slumped while being assessed after her loss by submission in the co-main event at the UFC Vegas 5 event.Her manager, Danny Rubenstein, told MMA Fighting…

UFC: Joanne Calderwood in hospital after loss to Jennifer Maia
Jennifer Maia celebrates her win over Joanne Calderwood
Joanne Calderwood suffered a first-round submission

Scottish UFC fighter Joanne Calderwood had to be taken to hospital after fainting backstage following her defeat by Jennifer Maia in Las Vegas.

The 33-year-old flyweight slumped while being assessed after her loss by submission in the co-main event at the UFC Vegas 5 event.

Her manager, Danny Rubenstein, told MMA Fighting that her fiance, John Wood, caught her before she hit the ground.

«She’s OK now — she’s awake at the hospital,» he said.

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«They laid her down and carted her out on a stretcher. Her heart rate dropped on the way there but it has stabilised now.»

Calderwood suffered a submission loss after getting caught in an armbar from her Brazilian opponent in the opening round.

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