Bumblebees Sting featuring UFC fighter Mark De La Rosa

Bumblebees Sting featuring UFC fighter Mark De La Rosa

The UFC‘s talent-rich bantamweight pool is one of several divisions that is undergoing a youth movement thus far in 2019. In today’s episode of Across The Pond,Ā you will meet a crafty bumblebee who has showcased his deadly sting to cement his status as one of the division’s top young talents. A professional since September 2014 and representingĀ Factory X, Mark De La RosaĀ owns an 11-1 record in 12 career bouts as a professional comprised of six submissions, four decisions and one knockout. Prior to making his debut appearance with the UFC in 2017, De La Rosa competed with numerous promotions including Combate Americas.

In his MMA debut, he submittedĀ Marcus Huerta in the first round via rear naked choke. De La Rosa defeated his next two opponents via decision in Keeton Gorton and Michael Brasher.Ā Then, he defeatedĀ Xavier SilerĀ via TKO in the second round. At Xtreme Knockout 28 De La Rosa tapped out two-time UFC veteranĀ Joseph SandovalĀ via rear naked choke in round one. He also submittedĀ Kashiff SolarinĀ via rear naked choke in the first round at Dominion Warrior Tri Combat. De La Rosa defeatedĀ Arthur OliveraĀ via unanimous decision at Superior Combative Championships. In his debut appearance with Combate Americas at Combate 10, he submittedĀ Ivan Hernandez FloresĀ in the second round via arm triangle choke. For his second and final outing with Combate Americas at Combate 15, De La Rosa tapped outĀ Mahatma Chi Bala Garcia AvolosĀ via rear naked choke in round three.

In his second appearance with the UFC at UFN 133 that marked the UFC‘S first ever trip to Idaho, he submittedĀ Ellias GarciaĀ in the second round via rear naked choke to capture his sixth submission win as a professional. For his third outing with the UFC at UFN 139, he defeated Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series season one alumniĀ Joby SanchezĀ via split decision to earn back to back UFC victories. Just 24 years old, De La Rosa possesses a seriously lethal sting!

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