Mark De La Rosa

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Mark De La Rosa
BornMark Anthony De La Rosa
(1994-08-31) August 31, 1994 (age 25)
Fort Worth, Texas, United States[1]
Other namesBumblebee
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight135.5 lb (61 kg; 9 st 10 lb)
DivisionFlyweight
Bantamweight
Reach65[1] in (165 cm)
Fighting out ofFort worth, Texas, United States
TeamFactory X [2]
Genesis MMA[3]
RankBlack belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu[1]
Years active2014–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total16
Wins11
By knockout1
By submission6
By decision4
Losses5
By knockout1
By submission1
By decision3
SpouseMontana De La Rosa[4]
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Mark Anthony De La Rosa (born August 31, 1994)[5] is an American mixed martial artist (MMA). He currently competes in the flyweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Background[edit]

De La Rosa was born in Fort Worth, Texas in the 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 before subsequently transitioning to MMA.[1]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

De La Rosa began his professional MMA career in 2014. He was the Superior Combative Championships bantamweight champion[6] and amassed a record of 9–1 prior to signing with the UFC.[3]

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]

De La Rosa's 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 rear-naked choke submission in round two.[10]

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

De La Rosa faced Kai Kara-France on August 31, 2019 at UFC on ESPN+ 15.[16] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.[17]

De La Rosa faced Raulian Paiva Franzão on February 15, 2020 at UFC Fight Night 167.[18] He lost the fight via knockout in the second round.[19]

De La Rosa faced Jordan Espinosa on June 13, 2020 at UFC on ESPN: Eye vs. Calvillo.[20] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.[21]

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.[4] They have a daughter named Zaylyn.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Professional record breakdown
16 matches 11 wins 5 losses
By knockout 1 1
By submission 6 1
By decision 4 3
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 11–5 Jordan Espinosa Decision (unanimous) UFC on ESPN: Eye vs. Calvillo June 13, 2020 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Bantamweight bout.
Loss 11–4 Raulian Paiva KO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Anderson vs. Błachowicz 2 February 15, 2020 2 4:42 Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States
Loss 11–3 Kai Kara-France Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Zhang August 31, 2019 3 5:00 Shenzhen, China Return to Flyweight.
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).

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Mark De La Rosa - Official UFC Profile". UFC.com. Archived from the original on August 1, 2018.
  2. ^ Sherdog.com. "Mark". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-02-12.
  3. ^ a b "Welcome to the UFC: Mark De La Rosa". MMA Today. 2017-12-20. Retrieved 2019-02-12.
  4. ^ a b "Mark and Montana De La Rosa Make UFC History | BJPenn.com". www.bjpenn.com. Retrieved 2019-02-11.
  5. ^ Mixed martial arts show results Date: June 13, 2020
  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". www.fightful.com. 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" (in Dutch). mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2019-03-12.
  15. ^ "UFC Philadelphia results: Alex Perez takes easy decision against Mark De La Rosa". MMA Junkie. 2019-03-30. Retrieved 2019-03-31.
  16. ^ Nolan King (2019-07-09). "Mark De La Rosa vs. Kai Kara-France set for UFC on ESPN+ 15 in China". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2019-07-09.
  17. ^ Anderson, Jay (2019-08-31). "UFC Shenzhen Results: Kai Kara-France Improves Win Streak to Eight Straight". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2019-08-31.
  18. ^ DNA, MMA. "EXCLUSIEF: Gevecht in de maak tussen Mark De La Rosa en Raulian Paiva voor UFC Rio Rancho". Retrieved 2019-12-11.
  19. ^ Evanoff, Josh (2020-02-15). "UFC Rio Rancho Results: Raulian Paiva KO's Mark De La Rosa". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2020-02-17.
  20. ^ Mike Heck (2020-05-20). "Jordan Espinosa vs. Mark De La Rosa targeted for UFC event June 13". fmmafighting.com. Retrieved 2020-05-21.
  21. ^ Fuentes, Jon (2020-06-13). "UFC on ESPN 10 Results: Jordan Espinosa Earns One-Sided Decision Over Mark De La Rosa". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2020-06-14.
  22. ^ Sherdog.com. "Mark". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-12-12.

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