Jordan Espinosa

UFC cuts Jordan Espinosa, Shana Dobson following recent losses

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is continuing to trim its roster, releasing Jordan Espinosa and Shana Dobson following their most recent losses inside the Octagon, according to MMA Fighting. Espinosa came up short to Tim Elliott on the UFC 259 “Prelims,” losing a unanimous decision this past weekend (March 6, 2021)...
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Jordan Espinosa released following UFC 259 loss to Tim Elliott

It’s not just Megan Anderson whose UFC career ended after UFC 259 last Saturday night. MMA Fighting confirmed on Thursday that flyweight Jordan Espinosa (15-9, 1 NC) has been cut after his unanimous decision loss to former title challenger Tim Elliott. While the actual fight itself was not particularly memorable, what was said between Elliott and Espinosa immediately raised eyebrows.
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Tim Elliott Explains Calling Jordan Espinosa A Woman Beater During Fight

Tim Elliott has explained why he called Jordan Espinosa a woman beater during their UFC 259 bout. On the prelims of UFC 259, Elliott and Espinosa were finally set to fight after it had been in the works for months. The two had a sort of rivalry given they used to train together, but it was Elliott who got his hand raised as he dominated Espinosa over three rounds. Although the win was big for Elliott, there was some controversy after microphones picked up Elliott calling Espinoza a woman beater during their bout.

Tim Elliott calls Jordan Espinosa a ‘woman beater’ during dominant win at UFC 259

For Tim Elliott, his fight with former teammate Jordan Espinosa at UFC 259 was personal. Elliott dominated the fight, in which he called Espinosa “a little woman beater.” He won via unanimous decision after punishing Espinosa for three rounds. During the fight, Elliott brought up claims that Espinosa had attacked...
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Tim Elliott explains mid-fight conversation with Jordan Espinosa at UFC 259: ‘I wanted to hurt the guy’

LAS VEGAS — Flyweight Tim Elliott spoke with reporters backstage at the APEX following his unanimous decision win over Jordan Espinosa at UFC 259. Elliott discussed where the mid-fight conversation with Espinosa stemmed from, James Krause’s coaching, why he felt the fight was personal, feeling like his opponent was slippery right off the bat, and where he stands in the current flyweight divisional landscape.