NSAC gives Cynthia Calvillo nine-month suspension – three more months than USADA

UFC women’s strawweight Cynthia Calvillo is getting a tougher look from the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

The NSAC today confirmed Calvillo (6-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) was given a nine-month suspension for a positive marijuana test stemming from a losing effort against Carla Esparza (13-4 MMA, 4-2 UFC) at UFC 219.

Calvillo also was fined 15 percent of her disclosed $41,000 purse, or $6,150, in addition to $436.08 in attorney’s fees.

Calvillo’s suspension is retroactive to Dec. 30, the...

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