Cynthia Calvillo: Becoming the Best Woman In MMA With Some Tools From Stan “The Man” Martyniouk

While sidelined from competition following USADA’s detection of marijuana metabolites in her system, with an additional three-month suspension issued by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), Cynthia Calvillo (6-1) is, once again, abstracting her reality; only this time it’s with the use of some high-caliber instruction from Stan “The Man” Martyniouk (17-2).

During a recent training session, Calvillo was captured sharpening her combos with Martyniouk by Inside the Ropes (IRT) Boxing. The video clips showcase Calvillo, a viable threat to all the top ladies in the UFC’s strawweight division, responding to each order from “The Man” with a thunderous crack on the pads.

Over the course of Calvillo’s four-fight stint in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, she has evolved before the world’s eyes, transitioning from a game heavily reliant on submissions to one willing to stand fearlessly in a phone boothhighlighted by her performance against Joanne Calderwood, an accredited practitioner of Muay Thai, at UFC Fight Night 113. According to a post-training pic Martyniouk added to his Instagram, the Estonia-born bomber with more than a decade of experience inside the squared-circle was blinded by the bright potential of Team Alpha Male’s rising star:

Calvillo will be available to return to the Octagon on September 30, 2018.


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