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Lauren Murphy happy with Joanne Calderwood win, but ‘cried about’ not getting finish

Lauren Murphy picked up another key victory on her path to a title shot on Saturday, but she wishes the result could have been more conclusive. In a bout that likely determined the next challenger for flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko, Murphy picked up a split decision win over Joanne Calderwood at UFC 263, which took place at Gila River Arena in Glendale Ariz. The first and third rounds of the bout were competitive standup frames, while Murphy won the most convincing round in the second as she worked Calderwood over on the ground.
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UFC: Joanne Calderwood loses world title eliminator to Lauren Murphy

Scotland's Joanne Calderwood has missed out on a title shot against champion Valentina Shevchenko after losing to Lauren Murphy at UFC 263 in Arizona. The American won the flyweight contest on a split decision against 34-year-old Calderwood, who is ranked three places below her at six in the world. Arizona-based...
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UFC 263: Joanne Calderwood takes on Lauren Murphy in pursuit of title shot

Joanne Calderwood faces American Lauren Murphy at UFC 263 in Arizona on Sunday (from 01:00 BST). The outcome for either flyweight could be crucial in the race to see who will take on reigning champion Valentina Shevchenko next. Here, the Irvine fighter talks to BBC Scotland about her latest MMA...
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UFC 263: Lauren Murphy vs. Joanne Calderwood odds, picks and prediction

In a women's flyweight bout on Saturday's preliminary card, Lauren Murphy and Joanne Calderwood meet at UFC 263 at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz. Below, we analyze the UFC 263 Murphy vs. Calderwood odds and lines, with picks and predictions. The early prelims kick off at 6 p.m. ET...

Joanne Calderwood Always Welcomes A Brawl

Joanne Calderwood knows what kind of position she is in when it comes to the flyweight title picture – perhaps one or two wins away from challenging Valentina Shevchenko for the belt. It’s a spot she found herself in several times in the last couple of years. She also knows what it feels like to have a title shot in her hands and lose it before even squaring off against Shevchenko in the Octagon.

UFC: Joanne Calderwood to face Lauren Murphy with world title shot as prize

Scottish UFC fighter Joanne Calderwood is to face Lauren Murphy in what is effectively an eliminator for a chance to fight for the world flyweight title. The 34-year old will take on the American, three years her elder, at UFC 263, which will take place at the Gila River Arena in Arizona on 12 June.
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Lauren Murphy vs. Joanne Calderwood booked for UFC 263 in June

A potential No. 1 contender’s bout in the flyweight division has been booked for UFC 263 as Lauren Murphy is expected to face off with Joanne Calderwood on June 12. Multiple sources confirmed the bout to MMA Fighting on Saturday with verbal agreements in place. MMA Junkie initially reported the contest.

Joanne Calderwood, Lauren Murphy to Square Off at UFC 263 on June 12

A women’s flyweight bout with title implications is on tap for UFC 263, as Joanne Calderwood will square off with Lauren Murphy on June 12. was first to report the pairing. UFC 263 is headlined by a flyweight championship rematch between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno. The card does not have an official location or venue.

Joanne Calderwood: Scot wants UFC title shot as she targets Lauren Murphy fight

Most Sunday mornings start slowly, but for Joanne Calderwood, stepping into the UFC Fight Island octagon to face Jessica Eye before breakfast was the best start to her day. The 34-year-old Scot won by unanimous decision in Abu Dhabi earlier this year, gaining a rank in the women's flyweight category and putting her back on track for a title shot again.
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Joanne Calderwood open to Lauren Murphy fight, then winner of Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jessica Andrade

Joanne Calderwood’s path to a title was derailed in 2020, but she already sees how she can get back on the championship track. Some of the work has already been done. Calderwood scored a key victory over Jessica Eye on the main card of UFC 257 this past month, turning in a strong showing after losing a fight with flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko this past June when Shevchenko withdrew due to an injury. Calderwood lost the title shot when she signed up as a short-notice replacement to fight Jennifer Maia in August and ended up on the wrong end of a first-round armbar submission.