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"JoJo"
Joanne Calderwood
#6 Women's Flyweight Division • 15-5-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 5
    Wins by Knockout
  • 1
    Wins by Submission
Striking accuracy 50% 50%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
491
Sig. Strikes Attempted
975
Grappling accuracy 53% 53%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
Takedowns Attempted
17
5.86
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
4.14
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
1.61
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.72
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
50
%
Sig. Str. Defense
54
%
Takedown Defense
0.54
Knockdown Ratio
10:29
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
358 (73%)
Clinch
82 (17%)
Ground
51 (10%)

Sig. Str. by target

47% 232 Head 21% 104 Body 32% 155 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
5 (33%)
DEC
9 (60%)
SUB
1 (7%)

Event Results

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Irvine, Scotland, United Kingdom
Trains at
Syndicate MMA
Fighting style
Muay Thai
Age
34
Height
66.00
Weight
125.00
Octagon Debut
Dec. 12, 2014
Reach
65.50
Leg reach
38.50
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training when I was 13, doing Muay Thai, and had my first professional fight when I was 18. I did it because I fell in love with the sport and loved training, so fighting was a great way of challenging myself with something I love.

What ranks and titles have you held? I'm World, European and British champion in Muay Thai. 

Do you have any heroes? My sister.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means I get to fight the best girls in my weight class on a high platform. 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No. I was in and out of jobs to pay for my degree in Muay Thai. 

What was your job before you started fighting? Nursing assistant

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Blue belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: Reverse triangle

Favorite Striking technique: Elbow / knee

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Joanne Calderwood of Scotland kicks Jennifer Maia of Brazil in their flyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on August 01, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)