Mark De La Rosa

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Mark De La Rosa
Born (1994-08-31) August 31, 1994 (age 24)
Fort Worth, Texas, United States[1]
Other namesBumblebee
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight135.5 lb (61 kg; 9 st 10 lb)
Reach65[1] in (165 cm)
Fighting out ofFort worth, Texas, United States
TeamFactory X [3]
Genesis MMA[4]
Years active2014–present
Mixed martial arts record
By knockout1
By submission6
By decision4
By submission1
By decision1
SpouseMontana De La Rosa[5]
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Mark De La Rosa (born August 31, 1994) is an American mixed martial artist (MMA). He currently competes in the Flyweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).


De La Rosa was born in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. He started training in jiu-jitsu at the age of 12 to lose weight and became a jiu-jitsu coach three years later which subsequently transitioned to MMA.[2]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

De La Rosa started his professional MMA career since 2014. He was the formal Superior Combative Championships (SC) bantamweight champion[6] and amassed a record of 9-1 prior signed by UFC.[4]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

De La Rosa made his UFC debut on December 30, 2017 on UFC 219 against Tim Elliott.[7] He lost the fight via a submission in round two.[8]

His next fight came on July 14, 2018 at UFC Fight Night: dos Santos vs. Ivanov against Elias Garcia.[9] He won the fight via a submission in round two.[10]

On November 10, 2018, De La Rosa faced Joby Sanchez[11] at UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs. Rodríguez.[12] He won the fight via the fight via unanimous decision.[13]

De La Rosa faced Alex Perez in a bantamweight bout on March 30, 2019 at UFC on ESPN 2.[14] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.[15]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

  • Superior Combative Championships
    • Superior Combative Championships Bantamweight Championship (One time) vs. Arthur Oliveira[6]

Personal life[edit]

De La Rosa is married to Montana De La Rosa, who is also a UFC fighter.[5]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 11–2 Alex Perez Decision (unanimous) UFC on ESPN: Barboza vs. Gaethje March 30, 2019 3 5:00 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Win 11–1 Joby Sanchez Decision (split) UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs. Rodríguez November 10, 2018 3 5:00 Denver, Colorado, United States Return to Bantamweight.
Win 10–1 Elias Garcia Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC Fight Night: dos Santos vs. Ivanov July 14, 2018 2 2:00 Boise, Idaho, United States Flyweight debut.
Loss 9–1 Tim Elliott Submission (anaconda choke) UFC 219 December 30, 2017 2 1:41 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 9–0 Mahatma Chit-Bala Garcia Avalos Submission (rear-naked choke) Combate Americas 15 June 30, 2017 3 2:36 Mexico City, Mexico
Win 8–0 Ivan Hernandez Flores Submission (arm-triangle choke) Combate Americas 10 January 19, 2017 2 3:11 Mexico City, Mexico
Win 7–0 Arthur Oliveira Decision (unanimous) Superior Combative Championships April 2, 2016 5 5:00 Fort Worth, Texas, United States Won the vacant SCC Bantamweight Championship.
Win 6–0 Kashiff Solarin Submission (rear-naked choke) Dominion Warrior Tri Combat January 9, 2016 1 2:58 Dallas, Texas, United States Won the DWFC Bantamweight Championship.
Win 5–0 Joseph Sandoval Submission (rear-naked choke) Xtreme Knockout 28 December 5, 2015 1 1:25 Dallas, Texas, United States
Win 4–0 Xavier Siller TKO (punches) Premier Fight Series 4 June 13, 2015 2 4:22 Midland, Texas, United States
Win 3–0 Keeton Gorton Decision (split) Legacy Fighting Championship 38 February 13, 2015 3 5:00 Allen, Texas, United States
Win 2–0 Michael Brasher Decision (unanimous) Xtreme Knockout 23 October 18, 2014 3 3:00 Arlington, Texas, United States
Win 1–0 Marcus Huerta Submission (rear-naked choke) 24/7 Entertainment 17 September 6, 2014 1 1:38 Midland, Texas, United States Bantamweight debut; De La Rosa missed weight (136.8 lbs).


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Mark De La Rosa | UFC". Retrieved 2019-02-12.
  2. ^ a b "Mark De La Rosa". UFC. Retrieved 2019-02-12.
  3. ^ "Mark". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-02-12.
  4. ^ a b "Welcome to the UFC: Mark De La Rosa". MMA Today. 2017-12-20. Retrieved 2019-02-12.
  5. ^ a b "Mark and Montana De La Rosa Make UFC History |". Retrieved 2019-02-11.
  6. ^ a b Dunkedon, Tim (2017-10-27). "Combat Docket Prospect Report: Mark "The Bumblebee" De La Rosa". Combat Docket. Retrieved 2019-02-12.
  7. ^ "Tim Elliott Set To Fight Newcomer Mark Delarosa At UFC 219". MMA Today. 2017-12-19. Retrieved 2019-02-12.
  8. ^ Doyle, Dave (2017-12-30). "UFC 219 results: Tim Elliott dedicates win over Mark De La Rosa to late coach Robert Follis". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2019-02-12.
  9. ^ DNA, MMA. "Mark De La Rosa treft nieuwkomer Elias Garcia tijdens UFC Boise". Retrieved 2019-02-12.
  10. ^ "UFC Fight Night 133 results: Mark De La Rosa finishes Elias Garcia with the family choke". MMAjunkie. 2018-07-14. Retrieved 2019-02-12.
  11. ^ "Report: Joby Sanchez Replaces Jordan Espinosa At UFC Fight Night Denver | Fightful MMA". Retrieved 2019-02-11.
  12. ^ Altatis, Conan (2018-11-11). "Texas vs New Mexico: Mark de la Rosa, Joby Sanchez fight at 'UFC Fight Night 139' in Colorado". Conan Daily. Retrieved 2019-02-12.
  13. ^ "UFC Denver: Mark De La Rosa secures split decision win over Joby Sanchez". FanSided. 2018-11-10. Retrieved 2019-02-12.
  14. ^ Marcel Dorff (2019-03-12). "Alex Perez meets Mark De La Rosa during UFC Philadelphia in the Bantamweight division". Retrieved 2019-03-12. (in Dutch)
  15. ^ "UFC Philadelphia results: Alex Perez takes easy decision against Mark De La Rosa". MMA Junkie. 2019-03-30. Retrieved 2019-03-31.
  16. ^ "Mark". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-02-12.

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