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MMA: Espinosa to fight June 13

Jordan Espinosa doesn’t know where, but he knows when.

Espinosa, an Albuquerque MMA fighter, has accepted a bantamweight fight against Mark De La Rosa of Fort Worth, Texas, on a UFC Fight Night card scheduled for June 13.

No site has been determined. The UFC, which staged three cards in eight days recently in Jacksonville, Florida, is still figuring things out amid coronavirus restrictions.

Espinosa (14-7) will be seeking to snap a two-fight losing streak, having lost to Matt Schnell (first-round submission, triangle choke) and to Alex Perez (second-round submission, arm triangle choke).

After earning a UFC contract with a victory over Riley Dutro (third-round TKO), he made his official UFC debut with a win by unanimous decision over Eric Shelton.

De La Rosa (11-4) last fought on the UFC Fight Night card on Feb. 15 at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho — losing to Raulian Paiva by second-round TKO. De La Rosa will be seeking to snap a three-fight losing streak.

“I’ve been working really hard throughout this lockdown and I expect nothing less than domination,” Espinosa posted on Facebook. “I honestly can’t wait. It’s gonna be a fun one!”

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