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Valarie Leourneau & Joanne Calderwood talk to Tom Heffernan ahead of UFC Fight Night 89

UFC FightNight 89 takes place on Saturday night at the TD Place Arena in Ottawa, Canada and sees Joanne Calderwood square off against Canada’s Valarie Letourneau in a specially commissioned flyweight (125-pounds) contest. Letourneau’s last fight was a five-round battle with Polish superstar Joanna Jedrzejczyk for the strwawweight title, but despite losing a unanimous decision, Valarie impressed with a resilient toe-to-toe performance against the former six-time Muay Thai world champion.  Calderwood

Tom Heffernan speaks to Joanne Calderwood ahead of her bout with Valerie Letourneau

Joanne Calderwood believes her UFC Fight Night89 bout with Valerie Letourneau will be “absolute war”. The pair will meet at the TD Place Arena in Ottawa , Canada on June 18th in what has all the makings of an epic battle between two of the UFC’s top female fighters. Scottish standout Calderwood has been out of action since her Fight of The Night victory in Glasgow last July due to injury,

JoJo Calderwood set to join Tri-Star gym

Scottish UFC star Joanne Calderwood is searching for a new team, with Canada’s famed Tri-Star gym her most likely destination. The strawweight contender has trained at Glasgow’s Griphouse gym for the majority of her career but it seems that after some soul searching Calderwood feels a change is required to elevate her UFC career to the next level. She told Ariel Helwani on Fox Sport’s ‘UFC Tonight’: “I want to