Jordan Espinosa - Official UFC® Profile
Jordan
Espinosa
12-5-0, 1NC( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #10 Flyweight
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 4 fights.
Record: 12-5-0, 1NC
Summary: Speed, athleticism, wrestling

Fighter Info

From: Meriden, Connecticut United States
Fights Out Of: Albuquerque, New Mexico United States
Age: 30
Height: 5' 6" ( 167 cm )
Weight: 125 lb ( 56 kg )
Reach 71"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
111
47% Successful
52
Types of Successful Strikes
0
52
98% Standing
51
1
Striking Defense
56
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
4
25% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
100
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Jordan Espinosa
UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Dos Santos
Jan 25, 2020
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Loss
Jordan Espinosa
UFC Fight Night: Covington vs. Lawler
Aug 3, 2019
5
3
0
0
0
1
0
0
R1 Submission
Win
Jordan Espinosa
UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Pettis
Mar 23, 2019
25
47
0
1
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Jordan Espinosa
Rilley Dutro
Jul 10, 2018
89
71
1
0
0
0
3
0
R3 KO/TKO
Win
Jordan Espinosa
Aug 22, 2017
5
7
0
0
0
1
0
0
R1 Submission

Biography

TRAINING: Mon/Wed/Friday: 9am MMA/Jiu-Jitsu, 1pm Strength & Conditioning, 630 Wrestling, 730 MMA. Tues/Thurs: 630 Muay Thai, 730 Sparring

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training when I was 19 while in college. My assistant HS wrestling coaches were Damacio Page and Lenny Lovato, who were professional MMA fighters at the time. I went to ABQ Kickboxing (headed by Ray Yee) to check out a class, loved it, and haven't looked back since.

What ranks and titles have you held? NM High School State Champion, NM High School State Runner-Up, 3-time NM High School State Placer, Top Shelf Entertainment Pro Bantamweight Champion

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream being realized after years of doubt and scrutiny. Also, it’s the most fun job in the world competing against the best competition in the world. I’m looking forward to the challenge!

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? BS in Computer Engineering at the University of New Mexico

What was your job before you started fighting? Sonic Carhop

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Kentucky Fighting Championship 135lb

Favorite grappling technique: D'arce Choke

Favorite Striking technique: Swivel Kick

 

  • Pro since 2012
  • Has 8-1, 1 NC record in last ten bouts. On three-fight winning streak
  • One win by KO, seven by submission (3 Brabo chokes, Anaconda choke, undisclosed submission, North-South choke, undisclosed choke)
  • Seven first round finishes

Career

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