Stats & Records
Wins by Knockout
Wins by Submission
Wins by Decision
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
- Pro since 2012
- Has won six of his last nine
- Two wins by KO, seven by submission (3 Brabo chokes, Anaconda choke, undisclosed submission, North-South choke, undisclosed choke)
- Seven first round finishes
UFC Fight Night (9/19/20) Espinosa lost a three round unanimous decision to David Dvorak
UFC on ESPN (6/13/20) Espinosa won a three round unanimous decision over Mark De La Rosa
UFC Fight Night (1/25/20) Espinosa was submitted by Alex Perez via arm triangle choke at 2:33 of the first round
UFC on ESPN (8/3/19) Espinosa was submitted by Matt Schnell via triangle choke at 1:23 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (3/23/19) Espinosa won a three round unanimous decision over Eric Shelton
Dana White's Contender Series, Season 2
Episode four (7/10/18) Espinosa stopped Rilley Dutro via strikes at 4:58 of the third round
Dana White's Contender Series, Season 1
Episode seven (8/22/17) Espinosa submitted Nick Urso via anaconda choke at 1:23 of the first round
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