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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