Cynthia Calvillo

Jack Ol 08 Mar,2018

Facts of Cynthia Calvillo

Birth Name
Cynthia Calvillo
Famous Name
Cynthia Calvillo


Career & Net worth

Net Worth



Cynthia Calvillo is an American female mixed martial artist who has garnered fame competing in the strawweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional since 2016, she has earned various prestigious honors including “2017 Newcomer of the Year Award” from MMA Junkie as well as named one of the top 10 competitors in the UFC in 2017.


Cynthia Calvillo's Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsement

UFC star, Calvillo has earned her wealth widely through her professional mixed martial arts career.

During UFC 210, Calvillo earned $25000 including $12000 from the show plus another $12000 win bonus as well as $2500 from Reebok sponsorship. Similarly, she got paid $41000 plus $2500 from Reebok sponsorship, at UFC fight night 219.

Further, she received $14000 from the show, and additional $14000 win bonus, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship and $3,200 from Calderwood for missing weight at UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio. She was paid $41,000 after she defeated Carla Esparza at UFC 219.

She has so far made the UFC earnings of around  $250,000.

Though Calvillo has not revealed her exact figure of net worth, by looking at her career, it is assumed that her net worth is no less than six digit figure.

Cynthia Calvillo's Bio and Early Life

Cynthia Calvillo was born on 13th July 1987, in San Jose, California, U.S.A. Her birth sign is Cancer. Calvillo holds an American nationality and is of Mexican ethnicity. She was raised alongside her older brother by their father, Toribio, and mother, Maria.

Though Calvillo was interested in athletics since her childhood, her parent didn’t have enough money to put her into organized sports. Hence, she developed toughness by playing in the street after school with her brother and neighbor.

Calvillo began her martial arts career since 2010.

Cynthia Calvillo's Mixed Martial Arts Career

Early Career

Calvillo made her amateur debut for the first time in 2012. Throughout her four years career, she amassed a 5-1 record which includes four championships and three finishes.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

In 2016, Calvillo made her professional debut, winning three pro victories in 5 months which includes two technical knockout finishes.

On 4th March 2017, she made her UFC debut against Amanda Cooper at UFC 209. She won the fight via submission (rear-naked choke), in a first round.

She next faced Pearl Gonzalez at UFC 210 on 8th April 2017. Again she smacked the victory in her second UFC fight via Submission (rear-naked choke).

On 16th July 2017, she fought against Joanne Calderwood in a strawweight bout at UFC Fight Night 113. Calvillo gained victory over Calderwood via a controversial unanimous decision.

Calvillo faced her first defeat in a fight against Carla Esparza at UFC 219, on 30th December 2017. She defeated Cortney Casey at UFC on ESPN 1 on February 2019.

Cynthia Calvillo's Married, Divorce, Controversy, and Personal Life

At the age of nineteen, gorgeous mix martial artist Cynthia Calvillo married her high school sweetheart in 2006, whose name is yet to revel. Nonetheless, after four years the couple divorced and parted their ways when Calvillo was just 23.  

As of now, she is possibly single and unmarried at the age of thirty, as she has not disclosed anything regarding her love life.  Though she extremely surfs social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, she has not posted a single picture with the guy who might be her current boyfriend or husband.

It seems that she is much more concentrated in her career rather than anything.

In December 2017, Cynthia Calvillo faced a nine-month suspension followed by another six-month suspension by the United States Anti-Doping Agency, after she was found injecting Carboxy-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a marijuana metabolite before her fight with Carla Esparza on December 30.


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