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Findlay, Ohio’s Jordan Espinosa earns 2nd UFC win, decisions Mark De La Rosa at ‘UFC Vegas 2’ in Nevada

'UFC Vegas 2' fight card

Jordan Espinosa, 30, of Findlay, Ohio, United States was one of the winners at “UFC Vegas 2.” It was his seventh victory in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Featuring 10 mixed martial arts matches, “UFC Vegas 2” took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on June 13, 2020. In the sixth bout of the evening, Espinosa fought Mark “Bumblebee” De La Rosa, 25, of Fort Worth, Texas, USA in the bantamweight division.

After three five-minute rounds, the bantamweight contest was left in the hands of the three judges. In the end, referee Herb Dean raised the hand of Espinosa, who was declared the winner via unanimous decision.

Winning at “UFC Vegas 2” improved the professional MMA record of Espinosa to 15 wins, 7 losses, 0 draw and 1 No Contest. On the other hand, De La Rosa now has 11 wins and 5 losses.

The UFC held “UFC Vegas 2” while the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic was still ongoing in the U.S. Here are the details of the bantamweight contest between Espinosa and De La Rosa:

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

FIGHTERS

1. Canada 1. Charles “Air” Jourdain
2. Georgia 1. Merab “The Machine” Dvalishvili
3. Italy 1. Marvin “The Italian Dream” Vettori
4. Kazakhstan 1. Mariya Agapova
5. United States
  1. Andre “Touchy” Fili
  2. Anthony “Aquaman” Ivy
  3. Charles “Boston Strong” Rosa
  4. Christian “The Beast” Aguilera
  5. Cynthia Calvillo
  6. Gina “Danger” Mazany
  7. Gustavo Lopez
  8. Hannah “Shockwave” Cifers
  9. Jessica “Evil” Eye
  10. Jordan Espinosa
  11. Julia “Raging Panda” Avila
  12. Karl “Baby K” Roberson
  13. Kevin “The Angel of Death” Aguilar
  14. Mark “The Bumblebee” De La Rosa
  15. Tyson Nam
6.  Uzbekistan 1. Zarrukh “The Lion” Adashev

Bout #: 6 of 10

Blue Corner

  • Name: Mark “Bumblebee” De La Rosa
  • Age: 25
  • Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas, USA
  • Professional MMA record after “UFC Vegas 2”: 11 wins, 5 losses
  • UFC record after “UFC Vegas 2”: 2 wins, 5 losses
  • UFC opponents defeated before “UFC Vegas 2”: Joby Sanchez, Elias Garcia

Red Corner

  • Name: Jordan Espinosa
  • Age: 30
  • Hometown: Findlay, Ohio, USA
  • Professional MMA record after “UFC Vegas 2”: 15 wins, 7 losses, 0 draw, 1 No Contest
  • UFC record after “UFC Vegas 2”: 2 wins, 2 losses
  • UFC opponent defeated before “UFC Vegas 2”: Eric Shelton

Result

  • Division: Bantamweight
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Winner: JORDAN ESPINOSA
  • Method: Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
  • Time and Round: 5:00 of Round 3

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