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Two Albuquerque fighters join UFC

Two Albuquerque-based MMA fighters have been awarded UFC contracts as a result of their performances in Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series.

Jordan Espinosa (12-4), a flyweight who trains at Luttrell-Yee, got the nod from White after his victory by third-round TKO over Riley Dutro.

Bevon Lewis (6-0), a middleweight who trains at Jackson-Wink, earned his UFC contract with a first-round stoppage of Alton Cunningham.